Lecturer in Economics (2 posts)

School/department: School of Business, Management and Economics, department of Economics
Hours: full-time
Contract: permanent 
Reference: 2644 
Salary: starting at £39,992 and rising to £47,722 per annum
Placed on: 15 November 2017
Closing date: 16 January 2018. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected interview date: 29 January 2018 with a possible further round of
interviews on 16 February 2018
Expected start date: September 2018


Job description

The University of Sussex is seeking to make two appointments at the permanent Lectureship level in the Department of Economics. Over the past five years the Department has expanded as a result of a strategic programme of recruitment aimed at intensifying the quality and depth of our established strengths in applied policy-relevant research.

Candidates should demonstrate potential to conduct leading edge research in economics.

They should have a doctorate, or equivalent, in economics. In addition to being highly research active, the successful candidates will be able to teach and assess both undergraduate and graduate students, supervise doctoral students, and contribute to departmental and university administration.

We are seeking expertise across all areas of Economics and Econometrics. Our core strengths lie in: development economics; international trade, labour, health & education economics; quantitative economic history; environment & energy economics; and experimental & behavioural economics.

However, we are open to candidates in any area of economic specialisation.

Applicants should apply online and must also make a formal application to the University . Please submit a covering letter, your curriculum vitae and your research papers and please also arrange for three letters of reference to be submitted via EconJobMarket.org.

We will be attending the Royal Economics Society (RES) Ph.D meetings in London on the 19th and 20th December 2017. For applicants that would like to be considered for an informal meeting at the RES conference, please upload your job market packet on econjobmarket.org by 8th December 2018.

Prospective applicants are invited to make an informal enquiry to Professor Richard Dickens (r.f.dickens@sussex.ac.uk) in the Department of Economics. For more details on the Department of Economics see here

For full details and how to apply see our vacancies page.

The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

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How to apply

Download our academic post application form [DOC 301.50KB] and personal details and equal opportunities form [DOC 162.50KB] and fill in all sections.

Email your completed application, and personal details and equal opportunities form, to bmecrecruitment@sussex.ac.uk  

You should attach your application form and all documents to the email (don't use a web-based upload/weblink service) and use the format job reference number / job title / your name in the subject line.

You can also send your application by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.

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