Teaching Associate/Senior Teaching Associate in the History of Economic Thought and Economics

Bristol (City Centre), City of Bristol (GB)
11 Oct 2016
End of advertisement period
09 Nov 2016
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Teaching Associate/Senior Teaching Associate in the History of Economic Thought and Economics

School of Economics, Finance and Management
Salary: £31,656 - £35,609 per annum (Teaching Associate) / £35,609 - £40,082 per annum (Senior Teaching Associate)
Fixed term contract staff
Full time
Job number: ACAD102088

Location: Bristol, UK

The Department of Economics at the University of Bristol is seeking to appoint a Teaching Associate or Senior Teaching Associate in the History of Economic Thought and Economics.

We are seeking a candidate who:

- can teach the History of Economic Thought at undergraduate level
- can teach core economic and quantitative undergraduate units
- can deliver research-led teaching that incorporates best pedagogic practice.

You will have:

- specialist knowledge in the History of Economic Thought and the ability to contribute to all aspects of teaching this subject.

- the ability to provide high-quality teaching to small groups across the range of core undergraduate economics and quantitative units.

- the ability to provide engaging, research-led teaching, with appropriate use of modern pedagogical methods.

- excellent organisational and administrative skills in managing modules/units.

• a Masters degree (or equivalent) in Economics or related discipline. A PhD (or equivalent) is also desirable.

The Department has a strong international reputation for research and teaching, with staff who are leaders in their field and who are based in a Faculty which is rated as one of the best in the UK.

For an informal discussion about the role please contact:

Edmund Cannon, Professor in Economics: 0117 9288401,
Alvin Birdi, Professor of Economic Education: 0117 3310906,

The University of Bristol is committed to equality and we value the diversity of our staff and students.

To apply, please click on the Apply button to be redirected to our website, enter the vacancy number into the job search and follow the link to the online application process.

The closing date for applications is 9 November 2016.

The selection process is expected to be held on 29/30 November 2016.