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Lecturer in Economics (Macroeconomics)
Whiteknights Reading UK

Job reference: SRF35174

Location: Whiteknights Reading UK

Closing date: 28/04/2021

Job live date: 31/03/2021

Salary: £41,526 - £51,034 per annum

Employment type: AR-Academic (Lecturer)

Department: School of Politics Economics & International Relations

Division: Economics

Hours per week: 1.00 FTE

Employment Basis/Type: Permanent

A Lecturer position in the Department of Economics, delivering undergraduate and postgraduate teaching and contributing to the research environment. The Department is especially looking for teaching experience and an established or emerging track record of publishing in the general area of macroeconomics, applied or theoretical.

The Department

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,

SPEIR is a sociable, supportive, and well-resourced school. More information on the Department, its people and activities may be found on our website.

We actively encourage applications from women and minorities currently under-represented in the department.

Main duties and responsibilities

The post-holder will be expected to:

  • Carry out excellent research, submit grant applications, join one of the Department’s research clusters, and organise seminars, conferences and other events.
  • Convene modules on the Department’s undergraduate and 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.
  • 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.

Closing date: 28/04/2021

Interview date: 18/05/2021

Informal contact details

Contact role:

Head of Department

Contact name:

James Reade

Contact phone:

0 118 378 5062

Contact email:

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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