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Lecturer in Economics

Department of Accountancy, Finance and Economics

Location:  Lincoln
Salary:   From £34,304 per annum
Please note that this post is permanent and full time at 1.0 FTE.
Closing Date:   Wednesday 08 December 2021
Interview Date:   Wednesday 05 January 2022
Reference:  SB160

The University of Lincoln is an ambitious institution with high aspirations and a rapidly improving profile that seeks to be a leading UK University. Its strategy is to combine outstanding research with research-engaged teaching and learning, and practice useful to the wider community.

The Lincoln International Business School, located on the stunning modern campus in the heart of the historic city of Lincoln, is diverse culturally, internationally-minded, and committed to providing an educational experience that enhances employability and enables people and businesses to create successful and responsible futures. 

The continued success of the School will be driven by its academic community. The post falls within the Department of Accountancy, Finance and Economics (AFE). AFE has recently validated three MSc programmes: Banking and Finance; Economics and Finance; and Economics. These build on its high quality undergraduate programmes of the same title. Economics was ranked first in the 2020 NSS and LIBS was 76th in IDEAS RePec ranking, as of March 2021. It hosted the Development Economics Conference on Social Institutions and the Economic Performance of Nations: A 21st Century Perspective, in June 2019, which was the third such conference

As a Lecturer in Economics, you will be expected to contribute to teaching and research in economics.  We encourage applications from all areas within the field of economics.  However, we would be particularly interested in receiving applications from candidates with an interest in advanced microeconomics. However, the following areas are of interest: econometrics; advanced macroeconomics.

You will possess a PhD in an area of economics and have either a Master’s or a first degree in Economics. You will have a good knowledge of quantitative methods and economic theory. The preferred econometrics package is STATA.

You will also be equipped with the skills necessary to undertake academic research and publishing output in leading journals in the field of economics. You will have skills appropriate for the effective delivery of teaching and learning activities at different levels, as well as supervise research work of others.

You will have excellent written, verbal and communication skills as well as good administrative skills.  You will possess good interpersonal skills and the ability to form collaborative relationships both within the University and externally.

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We strive for a diverse workforce with the very best employees and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for all. The University encourages applications from underrepresented groups inclusive of Black, Asian and other minoritised/marginalised ethnic groups, all gender identities and expressions from the LGBT+ community, candidates with a disability, and those that practise different faiths and beliefs, to enhance our One Community where we strive to be kind, patient, and supportive of each other.

Please note: If you are not a British or Irish citizen you will require permission to work in the UK. This will normally be in the form of a visa, however, if you are an EU/EEA/Swiss citizen and resident in the UK before 31 December 2020, this may be your status under the EU Settlement Scheme. Please refer to UK Visas and Immigration for further information and to consider your eligibility requirements to work in the UK prior to your application.