Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Economics (Education & Research)
Advertiser: Department of Economics, City University of London
Field(s) of specialization: Any field
Position type(s): Lecturer, Senior Lecturer
Location of job: Northampton Square, London, EC1V 0HB, United Kingdom
Degree required: Doctorate
Job start date: Flexible
Job duration: Continuing/permanent
Letters of reference required: 2
Target date for applications: 27 Nov 2022
Application deadline: 8 Jan 2023 midnight UTC (no longer accepting applications)
Current search status: Scheduling interviews
Posting end date: 8 Jan 2023
Ad text:

Founded in 1894, City, University of London is a global university committed to academic excellence with a focus on business and the professions and an enviable central London location. City attracts around 20,000 students (over 40% at the postgraduate level), from more than 150 countries and staff from over 75 countries. In the last decade City has almost tripled the proportion of its total academic staff producing world-leading or internationally excellent research. During this period City has made significant investments in its academic staff, its estate and its infrastructure and continues to work towards realising its vision of being a leading global university.

The School of Policy and Global Affairs is an internationally excellent centre of research and learning on the human condition in all its dimensions. It is home to about 2,500 students and over 100 staff in three departments (Economics, Sociology and Criminology, and International Politics). The School aims to attract outstanding members of academic staff who will produce world-leading and internationally excellent research of benefit to society, provide innovative and exciting programmes of study, and enrich the lives and enhance the career prospects of its students.

The Department of Economics is a dynamic centre for research with core strengths in microeconomics (both applied and theoretical), macroeconomics, development economics, financial economics and health economics. It has hosted several academic conferences in recent years and runs external and internal seminar series. The Department delivers a growing PhD Programme alongside highly successful BSc and MSc programmes and is part of the South East Network for Social Sciences (SeNSS). For more information, please see our departmental website: https://www.city.ac.uk/about/schools/arts-social-sciences/economics.

Person Specification:
The Department is seeking to appoint two outstanding academics as Lecturer (Grade 6/7) or Senior Lecturer (Grade 8). Candidates should be able to deliver excellent education and produce world-leading and internationally excellent publications. They will supervise and mentor students and undertake administrative duties at all levels. Candidate(s) for Senior Lecturer should have a track record of internationally excellent publications in Economics or related fields with a clear plan for submission for future REF exercises, successful grant capture from external bodies, and substantive plans for new grant applications. We welcome applications from all fields in Economics and Finance. To be considered for a Lecturer position, applicants should have a PhD in Economics or a cognate field at the time of appointment.

Additional Information:
We will be holding preliminary meetings at the 5th European Job Market for Economists (EJME). To receive full consideration for a meeting at EJME, please submit a cover letter, CV, and your job market paper and two letters of reference via Econjobmarket.org by 27th November 2022. Applicants must also complete the formal City application process via: https://www.city.ac.uk/about/jobs/apply/details.html?jobId=2237.

Closing date: 8th January 2023 at 11:59pm UTC.

Final interviews will take place on Campus in early 2023.

City offers a sector-leading salary, pension scheme and benefits including a comprehensive package of staff training and development.

City, University of London is committed to promoting equality, diversity and inclusion in all its activities, processes, and culture for our whole community, including staff, students and visitors. We welcome applications regardless of age, caring responsibilities, disability, gender identity, gender reassignment, marital status, nationality, pregnancy, race and ethnic origin, religion and belief, sex, sexual orientation and socio-economic background. City operates a guaranteed interview scheme for disabled applicants.

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Submission materials required
  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Job market paper
  • Additional paper (optional)
  • Additional paper (optional)
  • Other material (in one file) (optional)
  • Letters of reference: 2
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