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Reader in Economics

The University of Edinburgh - College of Arts, Humanities & Social Science - School of Economics - Academic Staff

Location: Edinburgh
Salary: £53,348 to £60,022 (Grade 9)
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Permanent
Placed On: 25th November 2021
Closes: 13th December 2021
Job Ref: 2617
 

Full Time - 35 Hours per Week

Number of Posts: 1

The Opportunity:

The University of Edinburgh’s School of Economics is seeking to appoint a Reader in Economics. Applicants from all fields of Economics are welcome.

The successful candidate will engage in research, supervision and teaching of the highest quality, by mentoring junior colleagues and by contributing to teaching initiatives. They will contribute to the leadership and running of the School through executive responsibility for particular areas of work and for participation in decision making and governance.

Informal enquiries about the role may be directed to Professor Ed Hopkins: E.Hopkins@ed.ac.uk

Your Skills & Attributes For Success:

  • Have PhD in Economics.
  • Have outstanding publications and the ability to make an important contribution to the research activities and intellectual life of the School of Economics.
  • Have the ability to contribute high quality teaching on the undergraduate, graduate and doctoral training programmes within Economics, including supervision of PhD students.
  • Be able to show proven experience of academic leadership and management.
  • Provide evidence of the ability to contribute to the development and implementation of the School’s strategic planning.

Please click here for a full job description including full selection criteria and an outlining of expected duties.

Working with us:

As a valued member of our team, you can expect an exciting, positive, creative, challenging and rewarding place to work. We give you support, nurture your talent and reward success. You will benefit from a competitive reward package and a wide range of staff benefits, which includes a generous holiday entitlement, a defined benefits pension scheme, staff discounts, family friendly initiatives, flexible working and much more. Access our staff benefits page for further information and use our reward calculator to find out the total value of pay and benefits provided.

The University of Edinburgh holds a Silver Athena SWAN award in recognition of our commitment to advance gender equality in higher education. We are members of the Race Equality Charter and we are also Stonewall Scotland Diversity Champions, actively promoting LGBT+ equality.

If invited for interview you will be required to evidence your right to work in the UK. Further information is available on our right to work webpages.

The University is able to sponsor the employment of international workers in this role. If successful, an international applicant requiring sponsorship to work in the UK will need to satisfy the UK Home Office’s English Language requirements and apply for and secure a Skilled Worker Visa.  

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