Senior Lecturer/Lecturer in Economics

Northumbria University

Salary: Senior Lecturer: £39,992 - £49,149 ; Lecturer: £35,520 - £38,832

Northumbria University, Newcastle is a research-rich, business-focussed, professional university with a global reputation for academic excellence. Located in Newcastle upon Tyne, and with a campus in the heart of London’s financial district, Northumbria University is located in the UK’s best two cities for students. At Northumbria we are global in our scope and reach, with operations in London, Malaysia, Sri Lanka, Indonesia and Singapore, and we remain the largest English provider in Hong Kong. The University continues its strong commitment to internationalism, including its valuable and long-standing links with Europe

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 Janusz Brzeszczynski, Professor of Finance via email janusz.brzeszczynski@northumbria.ac.uk; or Professor Ignazio Cabras, Chair in Entrepreneurship and Regional Economic Development via email ignazio.cabras@northumbria.ac.uk, or telephone +44 (0) 0191 243 7407  

For more information about the Department, please visit our homepage - https://www.northumbria.ac.uk/about-us/academic-departments/newcastle-business-school/

For more information and to apply please visit - https://work4.northumbria.ac.uk/work-for-us/details/?roleId=513  

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:  Sunday 18th March 2018  

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