Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Economics (2 Posts)

University of the West of England, Bristol - Department of Accounting, Economics & Finance

Job overview:

UWE is making strategic appointments to strengthen and expand its already high-performing subject groups. Economics, part of the Department of Accounting, Economics and Finance, is one of these high-performing subject groups and is seeking to appoint up to two new Lecturers / Senior Lecturers.

These appointments are specifically designed to reinforce the group’s ability to deliver a research-led curriculum and to complement and expand existing areas of research strength. We seek applicants who already are, or have potential to be, inspirational teachers and excellent researchers in at least one of the following areas: applied econometrics, macroeconomics, critical finance, political economy, microeconomics, labour economics, economic geography or applied business economics.

The department promotes pluralism in economics research and teaching. We have people researching post-Keynesian, institutional, ecological as well as neoclassical economic perspectives. The Economics Group has adopted an ethos of relevant economists doing relevant economics and the Group’s ethos extends to our philosophy of teaching.

You will have:

  • A postgraduate degree in Economics (or closely associated discipline), preferably a PhD (or be close to completion).
  • The ability to inspire and engage students.
  • A commitment to excellence in research and scholarship-informed teaching Evidence of (or potential for) excellence in research in economics.
  • An ability to communicate effectively with students and colleagues.
  • An interest and ability to work independently and as part of a team

As well as being a passionate teacher who seek to enable students to develop and become informed, practical economists, you should also have a strong academic research record, or potential to do so. Our programmes are academically challenging and vocationally relevant.

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