Assistant Professor (Teaching) in Economics
Dynamic and vibrant, Durham University Business School is one of Durham University's four Faculties and is comprised of three research-intensive departments: Accounting, Economics and Finance, and Management and Marketing. Known for its global reputation, its impact on policy and practice and its strong focus on ethics, responsibility and sustainability, the School aims to be a leading European business school with a strong global presence by 2027, The School currently has 180 academic and teaching staff, with plans and resource commitments to grow to 230 by 2027. In addition, 11 funded research centres (https://www.dur.ac.uk/business/research/research-centres/) blend leading theoretical perspectives with a strong emphasis on impact and engagement with practice, noted in www.durham.ac.uk/business. The school's student population is around 4000, across undergraduate, postgraduate and research programmes.
Our vision is to lead business thought and practice to improve global wealth and well-being. Our associated mission is to create, share and use knowledge to deliver equitable and sustainable futures around the world. We pursue this mission by advancing world changing knowledge and securing global impact through increasingly collaborative research across disciplines and around the world.
We seek to appoint an Assistant Professor (Teaching), with the goal of developing our expertise in Economics. The applicants will be expected to engage in scholarship related to pedagogy, noting that any other independent research (beyond pedagogy) is not part of this post. The appointment will be on the University's 'Teaching Track' career path, which provides clearly defined opportunities for progression against defined criteria.
This post offers an exciting opportunity to make a contribution to the development of the Department's teaching and curriculum, while allowing you unrivalled opportunities to progress and embed your career in an exciting and progressive institution.
Our department is part of the triple-accredited Business School, home to academics whose research is internationally renowned for intellectual rigour and for the benefits it brings to the society. You will be working with colleagues in our research centres of excellence specialised in areas such as Banking, Institutions and Development, Ethical Finance, Accountability and Governance, Economics Analysis and Mechanisms, Quantitative Research in Finance and Economics, and Experimental Methods in Business Research, Environmental and Energy Economics and have the opportunity to work with others across the School and wider University. You will have an opportunity to teach and supervise our excellent undergraduate and postgraduate students and doctoral researchers. We work closely with business partners around the world, sharing insights, supporting innovation, and educating tomorrow's leaders. More details about our research, teaching, and business connections can be found on our website; https://www.dur.ac.uk/economics.finance/
About Durham University: Established in 1832, Durham University is the third oldest university in the UK and is listed as a top-5 UK and top-100 global university. Located in the historic city of Durham, it is a dynamic and highly selective research university that enrols nearly 18,500 students. Durham University is also a member of the distinguished Russell Group Universities in the UK. Durham is an exceptional place in which to base an academic career.
The closing date for applications is 31 December 2020.