Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Economics

Newcastle, Newcastle Upon Tyne (GB)
19 Jul 2017
End of advertisement period
03 Sep 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

Faculty of Business and Law (Newcastle Business School)
Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Economics – 2 posts – BAL16/41

Salary: Senior Lecturer – £39,324 – £48,327; Lecturer – £33,943 – £38,183 

Northumbria University, Newcastle is a research-rich, business-focussed, professional university with a global reputation for academic excellence. Within the Faculty of Business and Law, Newcastle Business School has an outstanding reputation in the delivery of business relevant programmes that are underpinned by research. The School is the first in Europe to gain double AACSB accreditation (Business and Accounting) from the Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business, positioning it as part of an elite group of the top 1% business schools worldwide. Newcastle Business School currently has 4,500 students based in a £70m iconic state-of-the-art city centre campus in Newcastle. Over 40% of our publication outputs and 60% of our impact case studies was assessed as internationally excellent or world leading in the last Research Excellence Framework (REF). Newcastle Business School was the winner of the prestigious Business School of the Year 2015 by The Times Higher Education.

We are seeking to appoint a Lecturer and/or Senior Lecturer in Economics. You will join a team of highly qualified academics with a passion for enhancing the student experience.  You will contribute to research informed and technology enabled learning and teaching of economics in a business school context, at undergraduate and postgraduate levels. In addition to teaching, you will undertake research and scholarly activities contributing to the Faculty’s research profile, and will contribute to consultancy, enterprise, and other income generation and business development activities.

With a good research profile, you must have (or be close to completing) a PhD in a relevant field, ideally coupled with experience and expertise in the application of economic theory in industry, business, and policy making. With excellent interpersonal skills, you must be able to demonstrate expert knowledge in the field and be able to teach effectively on a range of academic and professional programmes using a variety of approaches to student learning.  You will possess strong quantitative and/or qualitative analytical skills and ideally be a member of an appropriate professional body.

For an informal discussion about the post, please contact Professor James Cunningham, Subject Group Head, on +44 (0) 191 227 4064 or via email at Alternatively, please contact Professor Ignazio Cabras on +44 (0) 191 243 7407 or via email at

For further information about this vacancy and for details on how to apply, please visit Northumbria University’s website at the following link: 

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.

Closing Date:     3rd September 2017