Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Economics

Christchurch, New Zealand
10 Jul 2018
End of advertisement period
07 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Full Time

Department of Economics and Finance

College of Business and Law

  • Full-time (1.0 FTE)
  • Continuing (i.e. permanent) position

The Department of Economics and Finance invites applications for a continuing/tenured position at the grade of Lecturer/Senior Lecturer/Associate Professor in Economics (equivalent to Assistant Professor/Seasoned assistant professor/Associate Professor).

What you will do

The actual position will be dependent on the successful candidate’s qualifications and experience. A strong preference will be given to candidates with teaching and research interests in Applied Macroeconomics and/or Applied Economics (including International Trade). The role involves teaching at both the undergraduate and postgraduate level, undertaking post-graduate research supervision, contributing actively and positively to the research profile of the Department, and contributing to administrative activities.

Who you are

Candidates should have a completed PhD, or be close to obtaining a PhD, in Economics by the post start date. He/she should be able to demonstrate very good written and oral communication skills. Candidates for the Lecturer position should have the potential to publish in high-quality, internationally recognised academic journals. Candidates for senior lecturer and Associate Professor positions should have proven record of publications in such journals. All candidates should have good teaching skills and a commitment to quality teaching delivery; and be able and willing to contribute to College and professional service activities.

Who you will work with

The Department of Economics and Finance is one of four constituent departments of the University of Canterbury’s School of Business and Economics, which is one of New Zealand’s leading business schools (AACSB, AMBA, CAANZ and CFA and PRMIA accredited). The Department has an establishment of 19 full-time Faculty, is research-focused and has a strong international representation among the faculty. The Department and School provide a collegial environment, and academic staff have access to generous internal research funding and sabbatical leave.

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Why UC

The University of Canterbury is committed to promoting a world-class learning environment through research and teaching excellence, and has a vision statement of “People Prepared to Make a Difference”.You will have the opportunity to work alongside members of a diverse academic community and enrich your own professional and personal development.

For information about the range of fantastic benefits that UC offers including flexible work practices, study opportunities and generous superannuation and leave provisions, please visit us: http://www.canterbury.ac.nz/joinus

View the full Position Description.

The closing date for this position is: Sunday, 12 August 2018 (midnight, NZ time).

How you apply

Applications for this position should include a cover letter, resume and any additional attachments combined into one document and submitted through the online application process. Unfortunately we do not accept applications by email, however we are happy to answer your queries in relation to the application process, please forward these to michelle.davies@canterbury.ac.nz, Recruitment Coordinator.

For further information about this role please contact (Associate Professor Richard Watt, richard.watt@canterbury.ac.nz). Please apply directly online at http://www.canterbury.ac.nz/joinus

Internal candidates should apply via the Careers option in Employee Self-Service: https://ucpeople.canterbury.ac.nz

The University of Canterbury is an EEO employer and actively seeks to meet its obligation under the Treaty of Waitangi.