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Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Economics


Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £38,460 to £48,677
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date:  Friday 21 December 2018
Interview Date:   Wednesday 06 February 2019
Reference:  1074718CC

The Department of Economics at the School of Economic, Social and Political Sciences of the University of Southampton is seeking to make an appointment at Lecturer (Assistant Professor)* level in Economics. The position starts on September 1, 2019 and is permanent (subject to a probationary period). 

* Please note the title upon appointment will be 'Lecturer in Economics'

The University of Southampton ranks in the top 1% of world Universities and is one of the UK’s top 15 research intensive universities. The Economics Department has an outstanding reputation for high quality applied and theoretical research in all core areas of Economics. Candidates from all fields of Economics with strong research background, a demonstrated ability to publish in leading international journals and excellent teaching skills are encouraged to apply.  

Expectations from the post holder include: Developing and maintaining a high quality research agenda that leads to publications in top journals and grant applications; teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels; research supervision at Masters and PhD levels and contributing to the administration of the Department. Successful applicants should also have a PhD or equivalent professional qualification and experience in economics and/or econometrics.

Further information on all aspects of the Department, including the research interests of current members of staff, can be found on our web pages at

More general information on the University can be found on the web pages at

We will be conducting informal first-round interviews at the RES PhD Meetings 18-19 December 2018. 

Interviews will take place beginning of Februrary 2019 at the University of Southampton.

Informal enquiries may be addressed via email to Professor Corrado Giulietti (, Head of the Department of Economics.

Application procedure:

You should submit your completed online application form at The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Charlene Tyson (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 6803. Please quote reference 1074718CC on all correspondence.

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

Further details:

We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.

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