Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Economics  

Exeter, Devon (GB)
£34,520 - £56,950
03 Jul 2018
End of advertisement period
29 Jul 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Economics  

Job reference: P11752 
Application closing date: 29/07/2018 
Location: Exeter 
Salary: Appointments for Lecturer will be made between £34,520 - £42,418 Appointments for Senior Lecturer from £42,418 - £56,950

University of Exeter Business School

This full time, permanent post is available from 1st August 2018

The University of Exeter Business School (UEBS) is an interdisciplinary business school dedicated to excellence in research and teaching across the management and economic disciplines. Bringing together inspirational and internationally respected academics from around the world in an environment that combines historical and intellectual heritage with modern facilities, UEBS is a major part of the University of Exeter.

The Department of Economics engages in research across a broad range of economics subject areas as well as teaching innovative and successful undergraduate and post-graduate programmes.

We are seeking a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Economics to deliver teaching (not research) and scholarship duties including the following: Module leadership, design of course material and assessment, lecture and tutorial delivery, dissertation supervision and marking.  The successful candidate will be a committed educator that engages and inspires students.

The subject areas we seek specific expertise in are Maths and Statistics for Economics and Business, Macroeconomics and Finance.

About you

  • Possess sufficient breadth or depth of specialist and core knowledge in the discipline, demonstrated to PhD level or equivalent in a relevant subject area to develop teaching programmes, and teach and support learning;. For Lecturer level a PhD is desirable or you could be nearing completion, whereas at Senior Lecturer level a PhD is essential)
  • Participate in and develop external networks, for example, to contribute to student recruitment, secure student placements, facilitate outreach work, generate income, obtain consultancy projects, or build relationships for future activities;
  • Will have evidence of excellent teaching identified by peer review and have made an impact at discipline programme level beyond their own teaching;
  • Be expected to work towards Fellow of the HEA status and to attend formal CPD relating to this.

In addition, for Senior Lecturer post you will:

  • Have a consistent track record of excellent teaching across a variety of modules and levels within your discipline as might be expected of a very experienced HE Teacher.
  • Contribute to the design, development and delivery a range of modules or programmes at various levels; applying innovative and appropriate teaching techniques; identifying sources of funding and securing funds for own scholarly activities and providing academic leadership to those working within programme areas.

What we can offer you:

  • Freedom (and the support) to pursue your intellectual interests and to work creatively across disciplines to produce internationally exciting research;
  • Support teams that understand the University wide research and teaching goals and partner with our academics accordingly
  • Innovation, Impact and Business directorate that works closely with our academics providing specialist support for external engagement and development
  • Our Exeter Academic initiative supporting high performing academics to achieve their potential and develop their career
  • A multitude of staff benefits including sector leading benefits around maternity, adoption and shared parental leave (up to 26 weeks full pay), Paternity leave (up to 6 weeks full pay), and a new Fertility Treatment Policy
  • A beautiful campus set in the heart of stunning Devon

To view the Job Description and Person Specification document please click the apply button.

Before submitting an application you may wish to discuss the post further by contacting Professor Brit Grosskopf, email B.Grosskopf@exeter.ac.uk, telephone 01392 725976.

The University of Exeter is a member of the prestigious Russell Group of research-intensive universities.  We combine world-class teaching with world-class research, and have achieved a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework Award 2017. The University of Exeter has over 22,000 students and 4600 staff from 180 different countries and has been rated the WhatUni2017 International Student Choice. Our research focuses on some of the most fundamental issues facing humankind today, with 98% of our research rated as being of international quality in the 2014 Research Excellence Framework. We encourage proactive engagement with industry, business and community partners to enhance the impact of research and education and improve the employability of our students. 

The University of Exeter is an equal opportunity employer.  We are officially recognised as a Disability Confident employer, an Athena Swan accredited institution and a Stonewall Diversity Champion. Whilst all applicants will be judged on merit alone, we particularly welcome applications from groups currently underrepresented in the workforce.