Assistant Professor / Lecturer in Economics and Econometrics

Southampton, United Kingdom
£39,739 to £50,296 per annum
17 May 2022
End of advertisement period
13 Jun 2022
Contract Type


Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £39,739 to £50,296 per annum
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date:  Monday 13 June 2022
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  1816222CC

Applications will be considered from 0.8FTE and above

The Department at the University of Southampton is seeking to appoint L5 lecturers in Economics, with interests in economics and econometrics, and a commitment to excellence in research and teaching.  

Interviews are expected to be held in June 2022.

The University of Southampton ranks in the top 1% of world Universities and is one of the UK’s top 15 research intensive universities. The Economics Department has an outstanding reputation for high quality applied and theoretical research in all core areas of Economics. 

About You

Linking to our University Strategy which emphasises the triple helix of Research, Education and Knowledge exchange / Enterprise, you will be able to show the links between your research, education and, if appropriate, knowledge exchange / enterprise.

As a lecturer you will hold a central role in furthering the research of the Economics department.  You will have a strong research background and able to evidence a high quality research agenda which will have led you to publish in leading international journals and to contribute to grant applications. Experience of teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels is essential, as is your ability to engage and inspire students and colleagues alike.

Candidates from all fields of Economics with strong research background are encouraged to apply.  We particularly welcome applications from candidates with expertise in econometrics with big data, machine learning, finance, behavioural and experimental economics.

The successful candidate will be expected to start in October 2022 (negotiable). 

The research interests and relevant publications of current members of Economics, including further information on all aspects of the Department, can be found on our web pages   

Informal enquiries may be made to Dr Emanuela Lotti, Head of the Department of Economics, by email

What we can offer you

Through our Centre for Higher Educational Practice, we promote academic professional learning for every member of University staff.  We actively support educators to attain fellowship of the Higher Education Academy to demonstrate commitment to high quality teaching.

As a university we aim to create an inclusive environment and are proactive in fostering a culture of inclusion, respect and equality of opportunity. We are proud to be a founding signatory of the Athena Swan gender equality charter, we hold an institutional Silver award, and our School holds a bronze award. We are committed to further improving gender equality and diversity in our department.

*Title on appointment will be Lecturer

For applicants interested in a Part Time role, please note: this role is unlikely to support a Certificate of Sponsorship with a part time salary amount (a Certificate of Sponsorship is required to obtain a Skilled Worker visa to work in the UK).

Application Procedure

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Hannah Farrance (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 2750, or email Please quote reference 1816222CC on all correspondence.