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Lecturer in Economics
Whiteknights Reading UK

Job reference: SRF41666/ SRF41703

Location: Whiteknights Reading UK

Closing date: 29/06/2022

Job live date: 06/06/2022

Salary: £42,149 - £51,800

Employment type: AR-Academic (Lecturer)

Department: School of Politics Economics & International Relations

Division: Not specified

Hours per week: 35

Employment Basis/Type: Full time, Fixed term

The Department of Economics is part of the School of Politics, Economics, and International Relations (SPEIR). The School and the Department have an established reputation for inter-disciplinary research, and members are collaborating with colleagues from schools across the university. Further information on the Department and its people and activities may be found at our website,

We are looking to recruit two Lecturers on 12-month contracts, in the Department of Economics, delivering undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and contributing to the research environment.

SPEIR is a sociable, supportive, and well-resourced school. More information on the Department’s research activity can be found on our research website:

We actively encourage applications from women and other minority groups currently under-represented in the Department and the wider academic Economics profession.

The post-holder will be expected to:

  • Convene modules on the Department’s undergraduate and/or postgraduate taught programmes.
  • Participate in the School’s teaching and learning administrative and managerial responsibilities.
  • Undertake some administrative/outreach/widening participation duties within the School.
  • Achieve Associate Fellow status of the Higher Education Academy, or equivalent.
  • Develop and apply effective teaching methods, materials and assessment techniques, while being conscious of culture, equality and diversity.
  • Support and encourage students’ academic, personal and professional development, particularly through the Academic Tutor role.
  • Supervise students’ projects/dissertations, including PhD supervision.

Interview date 14th July 2022


Informal contact details

Contact role:

 Head of Department 

Contact name:

James Reade

Contact phone:

0118 378 5062

Contact email:

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Applications from job seekers who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications. By reference to the applicable SOC code for this role, sponsorship may be possible under the Skilled Worker Route.  Applicants should ensure that they are able to meet the points requirement under the PBS.  There is further information about this on the UK Visas and Immigration Website.

​​​​​​​The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce, supports the gender equality Athena SWAN Charter and the Race Equality Charter, and is a Diversity Champion for Stonewall, the leading LGBT+ rights organisation. Applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements are welcomed and will be considered in line with business needs.


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