KINGS COLLEGE LONDON

Lecturer in Economics

Location
London (Greater) (GB)
Salary
Grade 6 to Grade 7, £38,304 - £54,534 per annum, inclusive of £3,500 London Weighting
Posted
Wednesday, 24 February 2021
End of advertisement period
Friday, 12 March 2021
Ref
014653
Job Type
Academic Posts
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The Department of Political Economy invites applications for a lectureship in Economics. We encourage applicants with an interest in any branch of economics that engages with policy-related questions and issues of political economy. Candidates should be able to contribute to teaching at undergraduate and post-graduate levels.

 

The department is informed by an inclusive interdisciplinary vision and welcomes applications from candidates who share that vision. The Department values diversity and inclusion and a work-life balance.

The Department of Political Economy is a unique interdisciplinary enterprise located in the heart of London with proximity to both the world of politics and the city. Founded in 2010, the department is the only dedicated Department of Political Economy in the United Kingdom. The teaching and research recognises that the disciplines of Politics and Economics are inextricably linked; it is not possible to properly understand political processes without exploring the economic context in which politics operates. Similarly, sound economic analysis requires an awareness of how resource allocation is conditioned by political institutions, historical context and ethical values, and the way these have been understood by different traditions in social thought. In a world characterised by financial uncertainty, ecological insecurity and value conflict, the links between political and economic processes are ever more apparent and the need for a multifaceted appreciation of how they operate, has never been greater.

You will be responsible to the Head of Department. More information about the Department, School and Faculty can be found on the King’s website:

Department of Political Economy: http://www.kcl.ac.uk/sspp/departments/politicaleconomy/index.aspx

School of Politics and Economics: http://www.kcl.ac.uk/sspp/schools/politics-economics/index.aspx

Faculty of Social Science and Public Policy: http://www.kcl.ac.uk/sspp/index.aspx

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