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Lectureship in Economics

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Northampton Square  Map & Directions
School / Service
School of Arts & Social Sciences
Department of Economics
Contract Duration
Salary Range (£)
36613 to 52132


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 19,500 students (35% postgraduate level) from more than 150 countries and staff from over 75 countries.

In the last REF, City doubled the proportion of its total academic staff producing world-leading or internationally excellent research.

Led by President, Professor Sir Paul Curran, 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: it has recently agreed a new Vision & Strategy 2026.

The School of Arts & Social Sciences is an internationally-excellent centre of research and learning on the human condition in all its dimensions. It is a large and vibrant School with around 3,000 students (one third postgraduate) and over 250 staff in seven Departments: Economics, English, International Politics, Journalism, Music, Sociology and Psychology. The School aims to attract outstanding members of academic staff who will produce world-leading 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 leading centre for research and undergraduate and postgraduate education. The Department has core research strengths in development economics; experimental and behavioural economics; financial economics and econometrics; health economics; macroeconomics; and microeconomics. It has hosted several academic conferences in recent years and runs an internal and an external research seminar series.

Alongside its highly successful BSc and MSc programmes, the Department delivers a growing PhD programme as a member of the South East Network for Social Sciences (SeNSS) ESRC Doctoral Training Partnerships.

Person Specification

The Department is seeking to appoint an academic with a world-leading or internationally excellent track record in research to a Lectureship in Economics. The appointed Lecturer will engage in the delivery of education at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, participate in the supervision of students and contribute fully to the life and work of the Department.

Additional Information

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

Closing date for applications: 11.59pm 4 March 2018

Interview date: March 2018

Actively working to promote equal opportunity and diversity

Academic excellence for business and the professions

For an informal discussion, please contact the Head of Department, Professor Giulia Iori (e: g.iori@city.ac.uk; t: +44 (0) 20 7040 4575).

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