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Economics and Related Studies
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University of York - Heslington Campus
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40,322 - 49,553 a year
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Role Description


The Department of Economics and Related Studies is seeking to make several appointments for Lectureships. Your role will consolidate and extend the international reputation of the department within a world-class and vibrant research environment in one of the largest economics departments in the UK.

The fields of the positions are open, and the interests of applicants may be in any of our key areas; applied microeconometrics, econometrics, economic history, health economics, microeconomics (including experimental economics), macroeconomics / finance and political economy.

The posts are full time positions of 37 hours per week and are available from the 3 August 2020. Part time working, or a job share, would be considered.

The Department will be represented at the EEA in Rotterdam 18-19 December 2019.


The main responsibilities include:

  • Developing research objectives, projects and proposals and carrying out individual or collaborative research projects
  • Leading on and/or contributing to the production of research outputs and research outcomes
  • Designing, developing and delivering teaching across a wide range of modules and/or within a particular programme or subject area
  • To undertake academic supervision of students (including research students) and act as a research supervisor within own specialist subject area’
  • Effectively undertake a range of administrative and managerial responsibilities

Skills, Experience & Qualification needed

You will have a PhD, or equivalent professional experience, in Economics. You should also hold an appropriate academic professional and teaching qualification or a willingness to complete the Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice. You will have begun to establish a record of publication in leading international journals.

You will have extensive specialist knowledge in your subject area, to design, develop & deliver teaching to Economics students, within Economics programmes, and to complement and enhance the department's research strategy and goals with publicly evidenced, high-quality research. You will be able to evidence your ability to disseminate your research findings at conferences and other appropriate events.

You will be able to provide learning support to students and have knowledge of a range of teaching and research techniques & methodologies. You will have experience of taking responsibility for teaching and learning at undergraduate and ideally postgraduate level and of successful course planning, design and delivery.

You will have the ability to develop research objectives, projects and proposals and have well-developed analytical skills.

You will have advanced and specialist IT knowledge and highly developed communication skills to engage with a wide ranging audience using a range of media. You will have the ability to supervise the work of others, for example as an MSc, PhD or postdoctoral supervisor.

Formal interviews will take place, in York, on the 29th & 30th January 2020. Candidates will be invited to attend on one of those dates.

For informal enquiries: please contact the Head of Department, Professor Jo Swaffield, or the Department Manager, Sarah Maynard

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