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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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The Department of Economics and Related Studies is ranked among the top 100 economics departments in the world and top 10 in the UK.  As one of the largest economics departments in the country, we offer a great diversity of research expertise and research-led teaching.  Our academic community of staff, students and visitors is both intellectually vibrant and international in perspective.

We are seeking to make several appointments for Lectureships in Economics and Related Studies, preferably beginning in September 2021.  You will consolidate and extend the international reputation of the department within a world-class and vibrant research environment.

We are particularly interested in receiving applications from candidates with interests in the fields of development economics, economic history, health economics, labour economics and/or macroeconomics.

We particularly encourage applications from women, who are currently under-represented at this level.

With a strong commitment to the promotion of excellence in research, and in teaching and learning, you will contribute to and complement our existing research strengths.  You will be developing an outstanding research record by undertaking high-quality, innovative research and seeking to publish it in leading journals.  You will lead lectures and seminars to undergraduate and postgraduate students.  You will supervise students and set and mark assessments and examinations.

You will have begun to establish a record of publications in leading international journals and evidence of a research profile and publications is required.


  • Develop research objectives, projects and proposals and carry out individual or collaborative research projects.
  • Lead on and/or contribute to the production of research outputs and research outcomes.
  • Design, develop and deliver teaching across a wide range of modules and/or within a particular programme or subject area.
  • Undertake effectively a range of administrative and managerial responsibilities.

Skills, Experience & Qualification needed

  • A PhD, or equivalent professional experience, in Economics or a related discipline is essential.  Plus, appropriate academic professional and teaching qualifications, or a willingness to complete PGCAP.

You will have:

  • The ability to develop research objectives, projects and proposals, well-developed analytical skills and excellent IT skills.
  • Highly developed communication skills across a range of appropriate media, delivered both internally and externally.
  • The ability to extend, transform, and apply knowledge from scholarship; to design teaching materials and deliver across a range of modules, or within a subject area.
  • The ability to supervise the work of others, e.g. in research teams or as an MSc, PhD or postdoctoral supervisor.
  • Proven ability to contribute to high quality research which is publicly evidenced.
  • Experience of taking responsibility for teaching and learning at undergraduate and ideally postgraduate level.
  • Evidence of successful course planning, design and delivery across a range of modules, with exemplification of teaching materials.
  • Evidence of dissemination of research findings which may include; presentation of papers at conferences/workshops; participation in public engagement events to disseminate research; publishing of chapters in text books; publishing of papers; articles or reviews in academic journals or elsewhere; the construction of websites.

Online Interviews: 24 August 2021

For informal enquiries:  contact the Department Manager,

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