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Lecturer in Economics


Location:  Highfield Campus
Salary:   £36,672 to £46,414
Full Time Permanent
Closing Date:  Thursday 14 January 2016
Interview Date:   Friday 12 February 2016
Reference:  660715CC

The Department of Economics within the School of Social Sciences of the University of Southampton is seeking to make two appointments at Lecturer level in Economics. These positions are permanent and subject to a probationary period.

The University of Southampton ranks in the top 1% of world Universities and is one of the UKs 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 backgrounds, a demonstrated ability to publish in leading international Journals and excellent teaching skills are encouraged to apply. 

You will have a PhD in economics and/or econometrics, an established record of research and scholarship and experience of teaching economics at the undergraduate and postgraduate level. You will develop and maintain a high quality research agenda that leads to publications in top journals and grant applications and provide research supervision at Masters and PhD levels. You will teach at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels; and contribute to the administration of the Department. 

Further information on all aspects of the Division, 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

Informal enquiries may be addressed via email to Professor Jackie Wahba,

We will be at the 2016 AEA/ASSA meetings in San Francisco and are looking forward to discussing the positions with you in more detail.

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 660715CC on all correspondence.

Please note: The University will be shut from close of business on 23 December 2015 and will not reopen until Monday 4 January 2016.

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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