Lecturer in Applied Economics

Glasgow, Glasgow City (GB)
01 Dec 2016
End of advertisement period
31 Dec 2016
Contract Type
Full Time

Adam Smith Business School

Lecturer in Applied Economics   Ref: 015333
Full Time, open ended
Grade 7: £33,943 - £38,183 / Grade 8: £41,709 - £48,327 per annum

The University of Glasgow, a member of the Russell Group of leading UK research-intensive universities, is making further investment in the Adam Smith Business School to enhance its international standing in research and teaching.

You will undertake high-quality research in Applied Economics, to actively contribute to teaching in our postgraduate courses as well as undergraduate programmes as appropriate, and to undertake administration as required by the Head of Subject.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

1. Develop and maintain individual/joint research projects in Applied Economics; to secure the funding required for research projects and act as the principal investigator or co-ordinator of research grant(s) as appropriate.

2. Contribute fully to developing and enhancing the research profile of the Adam Smith Business School, including establishing a track record of publications of international quality in leading journals.

3. Attend and actively contribute/participate in national/international events/major research seminars/conferences within research area by invitation or otherwise.

4. Undertake supervision and training of postgraduate research students to ensure their effective development, where appropriate.

5. Participate fully in assessment and examination processes as appropriate, (using a variety of methods and techniques) and provide effective, timely and appropriate feedback to students to support learning.

6. Supervise individual student projects and assist with difficulties, e.g. learning support/problems.

7. Engage and participate in Continuing Professional Development (CPD) activities as appropriate to the particular specialism.

8. Undertake subject area/college level administration as required by the Head of Subject Area.

9. Contribute to performance and development review processes as appropriate in accordance with university strategy.

11. To contribute to the enhancement of the University’s international profile in line with the University’s Strategic Plan - Inspiring People – Changing the World.

For Appointment at Grade 8 you will:

12. Take a leading role in the design, planning, organisation and delivery of undergraduate and postgraduate course and programmes in the Subject Area.

13. Apply for research grants as principal investigator or be co-investigator for several grants.

Informal enquiries may be raised with:
• Professor John Finch, Head of School (email:
• Professor Christian Ewald, Head of Subject (Economics)

The successful applicant will be eligible to join the Universities' Superannuation Scheme. Further information regarding the scheme is available from the Superannuation Officer, who is also prepared to advise on questions relating to the transfer of Superannuation benefits.

All research and related activities, including grants, donations, clinical trials, contract research, consultancy and commercialisation are required to be managed through the University's relevant processes (e.g. contractual and financial), in accordance with the University Court's policies.

Relocation assistance will be provided where appropriate.

The successful applicant of this post will be enrolled onto the University’s Early Career Development Programme (ECDP). This will provide for you as an early career academic staff member to be developed and supported over a specified timeframe to facilitate the advancement of your academic career.

Information on the programme can be found on our website at:

Closing date: 15 January 2017.

Interviews will be held on 21 February 2017.

Further information is also available at

The University has been awarded the Athena SWAN Institutional Bronze Award

The University is committed to equality of opportunity in employment.
The University of Glasgow is a registered Scottish charity, number SC004401.