Janeway Post-doctoral Research Fellowship and  College Teaching Officer in Economics

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire (GB)
18 Oct 2018
End of advertisement period
20 Nov 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Christ’s College Cambridge

Janeway Post-doctoral Research Fellowship and 
College Teaching Officer in Economics

Christ’s College in association with the Faculty of Economics in the University of Cambridge invites applications for the above post for a fixed term of three years.  The post is tenable from 1 September 2019 to 31 August 2022, or for a similar period with dates to be agreed, and is not renewable or extendable.  Applications are invited in all fields of Economics, but preference may be given to candidates in the field of macroeconomics.  The successful candidate will be in the early stages of their career, will have recently completed or be nearing completion of their PhD, and will see this short-term post as an attractive opportunity to enhance their research and academic profile.  

The successful candidate will be appointed a Fellow of Christ’s College and will divide their time between:

  • Teaching undergraduate supervisions (small group sessions which accompany lectures), averaging 6 hours a week for 20 weeks a year
  • Research in association with the Cambridge-Institute for New Economic Thinking 
    (Cambridge-INET) in the Faculty of Economics. 

The salary will be equivalent to points 47–49 of the Cambridge University scale (currently £38,460–£40,792). The Fellow will normally be offered single-occupancy residential accommodation in College: the salary is subject to a reduction of approximately 15% if the Fellow chooses to accept this offer and reside in College.  The Fellow will also be eligible for participation in the University Superannuation Scheme. Any additional teaching beyond the contractual requirement of 120 hours per annum will be paid at the normal hourly rates for College supervision.

Further particulars are available at   Letters of application (there are no forms) should be sent to to arrive no later than noon on Tuesday 20th November 2018, including a curriculum vitae with details of qualifications, publications and experience and a research statement; an indication of whether a work visa would be required in order to take up the post; and the names and addresses of two persons who have agreed to act as academic referees.  Candidates must arrange for their referees to send their reference directly to so that references are received by the closing date of noon on Tuesday 20th November 2018.  Short-listed candidates may be asked for copies of written work and may be invited for an interview.  

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