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Teaching Fellow in Economics


Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £32,348 to £39,745
Full Time Fixed Term - End Date - 29/07/2024
Closing Date:  Tuesday 20 December 2022
Interview Date:   To be confirmed
Reference:  2071122CC

Teaching Fellow in Economics – 18 month post

Salary:   per annum (Level 4 on the University of Southampton Salary Scale)

Closing Date for Applications: 

Available Part time (from 0.5FTE) or Full Time

The Department of Economics at the University of Southampton seeks to appoint Teaching Fellows in Economics for a fixed period of 18 months, with a commitment to excellent teaching. The post is expected to commence on January 2023.

Interviews are expected to be held in December 2022.

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. 

About You

You will have a degree and postgraduate qualification in economics and/or econometrics and must hold a PhD or be in the last stages of a PhD programme in Economics. Linking to our University Strategy which emphasises the triple helix of Research, Education and Knowledge exchange / Enterprise, you will be able to show the links between your research, education and, if appropriate, knowledge exchange / enterprise.

As a teaching fellow you will hold a central role in all activities aimed at engaging and inspiring students and colleagues alike.  

Candidates from all fields of Economics are encouraged to apply.  

The successful candidate will be expected to start in January 2023. 

What we can offer you

Through our Centre for Higher Educational Practice, we promote academic professional learning for every member of University staff.   We actively support educators to attain fellowship of the Higher Education Academy to demonstrate commitment to high quality teaching.

As a university we aim to create an inclusive environment and are proactive in fostering a culture of inclusion, respect and equality of opportunity. We are proud to be a founding signatory of the Athena Swan gender equality charter, we hold an institutional Silver award, and our School holds a bronze award. We are committed to further improving gender equality and diversity in our department.

Informal enquiries may be made to Dr Emanuela Lotti, Head of the Department of Economics, by email

As part of the School of Economic, Social and Political Sciences, the Department of Economics is committed to promoting equality and diversity. The School received the Athena SWAN Bronze Award in 2018, demonstrating this commitment. We welcome all applicants regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability or sexual orientation.

For applicants interested in a Part Time role, please note: this role is unlikely to support a Certificate of Sponsorship with a part time salary amount (a Certificate of Sponsorship is required to obtain a Skilled Worker visa to work in the UK).

 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 Anjali Mavi (HR Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 4043 or email  Please quote reference 2071122CC on all correspondence.




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We believe equality, diversity and inclusion are fundamental to making the University of Southampton a welcoming, vibrant and successful organisation. Having a diverse workforce, inclusive of people of all ages and beliefs, from different racial, educational and social backgrounds opens up a wealth of possibilities, makes us more creative and accelerates our impact on society. We welcome applicants that value the diversity of our community and are willing to play their part in supporting the mission of inclusivity. 

Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.

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