Assistant Professor/Lecturer in Economics and Finance

Newcastle Upon Tyne, United Kingdom
£36,382 - £51,800
21 Jan 2022
End of advertisement period
13 Feb 2022
Contract Type
Full Time

The Accounting and Financial Management Department at Northumbria University is seeking to appoint an outstanding candidate to join its Economics Subject Group as Assistant Professor or Lecturer in Economics and Finance. We aim to ensure that our students are offered an outstanding student experience, and the successful candidate will be able to demonstrate a commitment to ensuring that they are able to contribute to this aspiration in a very practical, flexible, and dynamic way.

The successful candidate will contribute to delivering the Faculty’s strategic priorities, including the integration of excellent teaching, high quality research, and the provision of leadership on a range of diverse portfolios within an academic context. In addition, the role holder will be responsible for the design, development, and delivery of curriculum content within undergraduate and postgraduate programmes of the department. The role holder will also contribute to research activities,delivering appropriate research ‘outputs’, income generation and ‘impact’ as agreed by the department Research leadership team.  

We would be particularly interested in hearing from candidates in the areas of environmental economics and sustainable finance who either have some academic or industry experience, can teach at higher education level, and contribute to the delivery of our Economics and Finance programmes. 

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

If you would like to discuss this position please contact Professor Mary Silles, Head of the Economics Subject group (; or Professor Ignazio Cabras, Head of Department (

To apply for this vacancy please click 'Apply Now'and submit a covering letter, CV including research /education statements, and grants and publications list. Please highlight your highest quality research outputs up toa maximum of 4.  In addition, candidates are asked to provide copies of the top 2 research outputs (Journal / book chapter /practice-based portfolio).Where possible candidates are asked to combine all of these documents into a single file.

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.

We welcome applications from the UK and across the world.Visit our web pages for details about the Relocation Assistance Scheme

Please note this vacancy will close on 13/02/2022