Arthur Lewis Lab Postdoctoral Fellowship
Advertiser: Department of Economics, University of Manchester
Field(s) of specialization: Development; Growth - Economic History - Political Economy
Position type(s): Postdoctoral Scholar
Location of job: Oxford Road, Manchester, United Kingdom
Degree required: Doctorate
Job start date: 2023-08-01
Job duration: 3 years
Letters of reference required: 3
Current search status: Position filled
Posting end date: 2 Dec 2022
Interviews: Interviews will be conducted remotely by video starting December, 2022.
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Salary: £34,308 per annum.

Arthur Lewis Postdoctoral Fellowship

The Arthur Lewis Lab for Comparative Economics, which is part of the Department of Economics of the University of Manchester, invites applications for one full-time Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, the Arthur Lewis Postdoctoral Fellowship. The fellowship allows for early career researchers to develop their research portfolio and to strengthen their future position in the academic job market.

The Arthur Lewis Lab is seeking candidates specializing in economic growth, or economic development, or comparative development, or economic history, or political economy. The appointment is expected to begin August 1, 2023, or as soon as possible thereafter. The successful applicant must have a Ph.D. in Economics or in a related field by the beginning of employment. The successful applicant is also expected (1) to engage in research of the highest quality publishable in leading international journals, (2) to be able to present their research at high quality international conferences, (3) to participate in the intellectual life of the Arthur Lewis Lab, and the department, and (4) to provide undergraduate teaching up to 20 hours per annum if they choose to.

The Arthur Lewis Lab for Comparative Economics already has more than a dozen researchers working on these fields, including faculty members, postdocs, and PhD students. We have a monthly dedicated Lab seminar and two annual conferences, in addition to all the other intellectual activities of the department and the university.

The position will be offered on a fixed-term contract of 3 years.

Information about the Department of Economics at the University of Manchester can be found at


The deadline for applications is 6pm (GMT) 2 December 2022.

There are 2 stages to apply:

Stage 1:
Visit the University’s recruitment system at

Complete the following sections online, by clicking the “Apply for Job” button:

· Personal

· Education

· Employment

· Referees

· Equal Opportunities

Do not upload any supporting information in that system except the minimum required to submit your application

Stage 2:

Submit online via

· CV / Resume

· Job Market Paper and additional written research papers if you have any

· Evidence of teaching effectiveness

· 3 letters of recommendation, sent by your nominated referees

Materials must by uploaded via, emailed documents will not be accepted.

Queries on application process to

The recruiter is interviewing applicants via zoom at the European Job Market for Economists, 12-14 December 2022

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