Senior Lecturer / Lecturer in Economics

Newcastle Upon Tyne, Tyne and Wear (GB)
£35,844 - £51,034
07 Feb 2020
End of advertisement period
10 Mar 2020
Contract Type
Full Time

Senior Lecturer / Lecturer in Economics
Faculty of Business and Law

Newcastle Business School is double AACSB accredited and Times Higher Education award winning with an outstanding reputation in the delivery of research informed applied programmes.  Our Accounting and Financial Management Department is particularly proud of its separate AACSB accounting accreditation, its commitment to an applied research agenda and the levels of student satisfaction on its programmes. 

We are looking to grow our team through the appointment of an outstanding academic colleague who will contribute to research informed learning and teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels and will undertake research, enterprise and scholarly activities contributing to the Faculty’s objectives.

You will join a team of highly qualified academics with a passion for enhancing the student experience.  You will contribute to research informed and technology enabled learning and teaching of economics and/or finance in a business school context, at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. In addition to teaching, you will undertake research and scholarly activities contributing to the Faculty’s research profile, and will contribute to consultancy, enterprise, and other income generation and business development activities.

With a strong research profile, you must have (or be close to completing) a PhD in a relevant field, ideally coupled with experience and expertise in the application of economic and/or finance theory in industry, business, and policy making. With excellent interpersonal skills, you must be able to demonstrate expert knowledge in the field and be able to teach effectively on a range of academic and professional programmes using a variety of approaches to student learning.  You will possess strong quantitative and/or qualitative analytical skills and ideally be a member of an appropriate professional body.

This position will strengthen our profile with regard to applied micro-econometrics, increasing our capabilities in terms of quantitative research/teaching delivery and therefore we welcome applications from candidate with experience in these areas.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Professor Ignazio Cabras via email at 

To apply for this vacancy please click 'Apply Now', and submit a Covering Letter and your CV, including a full list of publications where relevant and any documents specifically requested in the Role Description and Person Specification, such as a sample of written work or journal article.

Northumbria University takes pride in, and values, the quality and diversity of our staff. We welcome applications from all members of the community. The University holds an Athena SWAN Bronze award in recognition of our commitment to improving employment practices for the advancement of gender equality and is a member of the Euraxess network, which delivers information and support to professional researchers.

Please note this vacancy will close on 10/03/2020