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Lecturer in Economics

University of the West of Scotland - School of Business and Creative Industries

Location: Paisley
Salary: £44,706 to £50,296 per annum (AC3)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 29th September 2021
Closes: 24th October 2021
Job Ref: REQ001297

35 hours per week

In 2021, the UWS School of Business and Creative Industries is continuing to make a significant investment in academic posts to support its strategic development and to help further position the School as a key player locally, nationally and internationally.

We’re seeking applications from individuals to join the School’s Division of Management, Organisations and People in the role of a Lecturer in Economics. You will have the opportunity to carry out teaching, research, enterprise, and knowledge exchange activities.

You should have a relevant degree and be qualified to postgraduate/PhD level. Ideally, you will have practical experience in industry and able to develop and lead projects in partnership with external stakeholders as well as to engage in teaching and other scholarly activities. You will be able to demonstrate a commitment to delivering high quality teaching and supporting an outstanding student experience. You should have experience of delivering and developing modules in economics (undergraduate and postgraduate levels); and experience of hybrid delivery of learning and teaching and of use of authentic/real-world assessment approaches.

You will contribute to the School’s growing research, enterprise and  knowledge exchange activities building on our recent strong performance in this area.

You’ll be joining us at a very exciting time in our development and would become part of a vibrant team offering support and guidance to our students. You will have opportunities to help build the reputation and profile of our School as a leading contributor to the economic and social development of the communities in which we work as well as engage in exciting international opportunities.

Informal enquiries in the first instance can be made to Ann Macleod, School Executive Assistant, by email to:

Further information, including details of how to apply are available at

Interviews: Friday 19 November 2021

UWS is committed to equality and diversity and welcomes applications from underrepresented groups.

UWS is a “Disability Confident” employer.

University of the West of Scotland is a registered Scottish charity, no. SC002520.

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