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University Lecturer & Reader

University of Cambridge - Faculty of Economics, Sidgwick Avenue, Cambridge

Location: Cambridge
Salary: £40,792 to £51,630
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 16th January 2019
Closes: 10th March 2019
Job Ref: JH17695
 

The Faculty of Economics at the University of Cambridge seeks applications for a University Lectureship ("Assistant Professor") and Readership ("Associate Professor") available from 2 September 2019, or as soon as possible thereafter. The Faculty is particularly interested in candidates with an established record of research in either microeconomics, macroeconomics, development or financial economics/finance.

The successful applicant for the readership will have a PhD in a relevant specialist subject area; a record of research excellence, evidenced by important publications in top economics journals; a strong track record in teaching at a higher education institution.

For the University Lectureship, the successful applicant will have by 2 September 2019  a PhD in a relevant specialist subject; either have publications in top international economic journals or clearly show promise of doing so; a strong track record in teaching at a higher education institution.

Appointments are subject to the Statutes and Ordinances of the University of Cambridge. Applications should include:

  • A signed application cover sheet (CHRIS/6) (Parts I and III only). Please state clearly which post you are applying for.
  • A Curriculum vitae.
  • An outline of research plans.
  • A Full list of publications.
  • Three sample pieces of major work.
  • Teaching and research interests.
  • Three letters of reference will be sought upon receipt of application.

For the position of University Lecturer, the current pensionable stipends are: £40,792-£51,630 (Lecturer, University Grade 9). In exceptional circumstances, subject to budgetary approval, it may be possible to offer a supplement to the salary range stated for this role to a total of up to £72K for a period of 5 years. Any such supplement would be awarded on the basis of a demonstrable history of outstanding achievement and an expected future level of contribution and is entirely at the discretion of the University.

For the position of Reader, the current pensionable stipends are: £61,618 (Reader, University Grade 11). In exceptional circumstances, subject to budgetary approval, it may be possible to offer a supplement to the salary range stated for this role to a total of up to £85K for a period of 5 years. Any such supplement would be awarded on the basis of a demonstrable history of outstanding achievement and an expected future level of contribution and is entirely at the discretion of the University.

The successful candidates will be expected to undertake teaching (which may be in the form of lectures, seminars and classes) and will also be expected to act as an examiner, as directed by the Faculty Board. They will also be expected to undertake research with a view to publication in the best international journals and to undertake administrative tasks as directed by the Faculty Board.

They should be able to demonstrate a potential for effective contribution to teaching; their subject in areas other than teaching (eg research, general contribution to their discipline, administration), and have achieved/demonstrate a potential to achieve international recognition for their research.

To apply online/to view further information:

http://www.jobs.cam.ac.uk/job/19889. This will take you to the role on the University’s Job Opportunities pages.

Please send queries to econappt@hermes.cam.ac.uk

Please quote reference JH17695 on your application/in any correspondence.

The University values diversity and is committed to equality of opportunity.

The University ensures that all employees’ eligibility for working/living in the UK.

   
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