Assistant Professor / Lecturer in Economics and Econometrics job with UNIVERSITY OF SOUTHAMPTON


Location: Campus Highfield
Salary: £39,739 to £50,296 per year
Full time, permanent
Closing Date: Monday, June 13, 2022
Date of interview: be confirmed
Reference: 1816222CC

Applications will be considered from 0.8FTE and above

The Department at the University of Southampton is seeking to appoint L5 Lecturers in Economics, with interests in economics and econometrics, and a commitment to excellence in research and teaching.

Interviews should take place in June 2022.

The University of Southampton ranks in the top 1% of universities worldwide and is one of the top 15 research universities in the UK. The Department of Economics has an outstanding reputation for high quality applied and theoretical research in all key areas of economics.

About you

In line with our academic strategy which emphasizes the triple helix of research, education and knowledge/enterprise exchange, you will be able to show the links between your research, education and, where appropriate, knowledge exchange / business.

As a lecturer, you will play a central role in advancing the research of the Department of Economics. You will have a strong research background and be able to demonstrate a high-quality research program that will have led you to publish in leading international journals and contribute to grant applications. Teaching experience at undergraduate and postgraduate levels is essential, as is your ability to engage and inspire students and colleagues.

Applicants from all areas of economics with a strong research background are encouraged to apply. We particularly welcome applications from candidates with expertise in econometrics with big data, machine learning, finance, behavioral and experimental economics.

The successful candidate is expected to start in October 2022 (negotiable).

Research interests and relevant publications from current members of Economics, including further information on all aspects of the department, can be found on our web pages

Informal inquiries can be directed to Dr Emanuela Lotti, Head of Economics Department, via email

What can we offer you

Through our Center for Higher Education Practice, we foster academic professional learning for every member of University staff. We actively support educators to obtain the Academy of Higher Education Scholarship to demonstrate their commitment to high quality teaching.

As a university, we aim to create an inclusive environment and are proactive in promoting a culture of inclusion, respect and equal opportunity. We are proud to be one of the founding signatories 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.

* Title by appointment will be a lecturer

For candidates interested in a part-time position, 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 must submit your completed online application form to The deadline for applications will be midnight on the closing date listed above. If you need help, please call Hannah Farrance (recruitment team) on +44 (0)23 8059 2750 or email Please quote reference 1816222CC on all correspondence.

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