Lecturer in Economics

Southampton, United Kingdom
£43,155 to £54,421 Per annum
31 Mar 2023
End of advertisement period
27 Apr 2023
Contract Type
Full Time


Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £43,155 to £54,421 Per annum
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date:  Thursday 27 April 2023
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  2240823CC

Lecturer in Economics and Econometrics

About us  

The Department of Economics at the University of Southampton is seeking to appoint a Lecturer in Economics, with research interests in any area of Economics/Econometrics, and a commitment to excellence in research and teaching.  

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. Our research is structured around four broadly defined and interconnected research groups: applied economics, econometrics, economic theory/experimental economics, and macroeconomics.  100% of our research environment, 100% of our impact initiatives and 92.6% of our research outputs were rated as internationally excellent and above by the REF2021 panel.  

About you  

Expectations from the post holder include developing and maintaining a high-quality research agenda that leads to publications in leading peer-reviewed journals and grant applications; teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels; research supervision at Masters and PhD levels and contributing to departmental and university administration. Successful applicants should have a PhD in Economics or an equivalent qualification and be able to satisfy all the essential criteria detailed in the job description.

The successful candidate will be expected to start in October 2023, but a later starting date may be negotiable.  

Informal enquiries may be made to Professor Jean-Yves Pitarakis ( or the Head of Department Dr Emanuela Lotti (  

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. 

Application Procedure 

The application deadline is midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need assistance, call Recruitment on  +44 (0) 23 8059 2750, or email Quote the advert reference 2240823CC on all correspondence.