University of York

United Kingdom

May 29, 2022




Economics and Related Studies


£40,927 - £50,296 per year


Grade 7

Contract status


Hours of work


Based at

University of York campus

Interview date

28/06/2022 & 29/06/2022 (afternoon only)

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  • 10736 - Job Description & Person Specification.pdf (PDF, 286.68kb)
  • Role Description Department

    The Department of Economics and Related Studies is ranked among the top 100 economics departments in the world. As one of the largest economics departments in the country, we offer a great diversity of research expertise and research-led teaching. Our academic community of staff, students and visitors is both intellectually vibrant and international in perspective.

    We are seeking to make several appointments for Lectureships in Economics and Related Studies, preferably beginning in September 2022. You will consolidate and extend the international reputation of the department within a world-class and vibrant research environment.

    You will lead lectures and seminars to undergraduate and postgraduate students. You will supervise students and set and mark assessments and examinations.

    With a strong commitment to the promotion of excellence in research, and in teaching and learning, you will contribute to and complement our existing research strengths. You will be developing an outstanding research record by undertaking high-quality, innovative research and seeking to publish it in leading journals.

  • To develop research objectives, projects and proposals and carry out individual or collaborative research projects
  • To lead on and/or contribute to the production of research outputs and research outcomes.
  • To design, develop and deliver teaching across a wide range of modules and/or within a particular programme or subject area
  • To undertake effectively a range of administrative and managerial responsibilities
  • A PhD, or equivalent experience in Economics or a related discipline is essential. Plus, appropriate academic professional and teaching qualifications or a willingness to complete the Postgraduate Certificate in Academic Practice.
  • Skills, Experience & Qualification needed

    You will have:

  • Ability to develop research objectives, projects and proposals, well developed analytical skills and IT skills.
  • Highly developed oral and written communication skills, including ability to write and/or contribute to publications and/or to disseminate research findings using other appropriate media.
  • Ability to deliver presentations at conferences or exhibit work at other appropriate events internally and externally.
  • Ability to extend, transform, and apply knowledge from scholarship; to design teaching material and deliver either across a range of modules or within a subject area.
  • Ability to supervise the work of others, for example in research teams or projects or as an MSc PhD or postdoctoral supervisor.
  • Proven ability to contribute to high quality research which is publicly evidenced.
  • Experience of taking responsibility for teaching and learning at undergraduate and ideally postgraduate level.
  • Evidence of successful course planning, design and delivery across a range of modules, with exemplification of teaching materials.
  • Evidence of dissemination of research findings which may include: the presentation of papers at conferences and workshops; participation in public engagement events to disseminate research; the publishing of chapters in text books; the publishing of papers; articles or reviews in academic journals or elsewhere; the construction of websites.
  • Online interviews: 28 June 2022 and 29 June (afternoon only)

    For informal enquiries: please contact Dr Michael Thornton (michael.thornton@york.ac.uk), Interim Head of Department.

    The University strives to be diverse and inclusive – a place where we can ALL be ourselves.

    We particularly encourage applications from people who identify as Black, Asian or from a Minority Ethnic background, who are underrepresented at the University.

    We offer family friendly, flexible working arrangements, with forums and inclusive facilities to support our staff. #EqualityatYork

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