Lecturer in Economics x3 Ref 7170/7171/7172

School/department: University of Sussex Business School
Hours:Full Time / Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Contract: Permanent 
Reference: 7170/7171/7172
Salary: starting at £42,149 to £50,296 per annum
Placed on: 25 November 2021
Closing date: 11 January 2022.  Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected interview date: TBC
Expected start date: September 2022


Job description

The University of Sussex is seeking to make three Lectureship appointments in the Department of Economics. Over the last decade the Department has expanded as a result of a strategic programme of recruitment aimed at intensifying the quality and depth of our established strengths.

The position is open to candidates for the Education and Research pathway (Research and Education focused). 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. However, applicants in the fields of Development Economics, International Trade, Labour and Education, Quantitative Economic History, Economic Theory, Behavioural and Experimental Economics, and Environment and Energy are strongly encouraged to apply.

Please contact the Head of Department of Economics Professor Sambit Bhattacharyya at business-econhod@sussex.ac.uk for informal enquiries.

The University is committed to equality and valuing diversity, and applications are particularly welcomed from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Economics in the UK.

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

You can find out more about our values and our EDI Strategy,  Inclusive Sussex, on our webpages.

Download job description and person specification Ref 7170,7171,7172 [PDF 122.25KB]

The University requires that work undertaken for the University is performed from the UK. 

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How to apply

Applicants should apply online at https://econjobmarket.org/.

Please submit a covering letter, your curriculum vitae, any teaching evaluations and your research papers and please also arrange for three letters of reference to be submitted via EconJobMarket.org

Candidates willing to be considered for pre-interviews during the EEA Job Market Meeting should submit their application by 10 December 2021. Candidates willing to be considered for pre-interviews during the AEA Job Market Meeting should submit their application by 2 January 2022.

Candidates should also download and complete a Personal details and equal opportunities form [DOC 110.00KB] and fill in all sections.

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

You should attach your personal details and equal opportunities form to the email in PDF format (we are unable to accept applications as google.docs or .pages) and use the format job reference number / job title / your name in the subject line.

You can also send your personal details and equal opportunities form by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.


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