Lecturer in Economics, Business School (BUS156A)

The Business School is seeking to appoint a maternity cover Teaching and Research Lecturer post for up to 9 months.   The appointment will take responsibility for delivering a range of economics courses across the School’s undergraduate and postgraduate portfolio on campus and through our off campus and online programmes. 

School/Section: Business School
Division: Unspecified
Staff Category: Academic
Position Type: Full Time
Grade: Grade 7
Salary: £41,526 - £49,552
Ref No: BUS156A
Closing Date: 06-MAY-2021


Job Description

Effective teaching is a key aspect of the post. The successful candidates will join our Economics Department. They will work with colleagues across the School towards developing a strong international reputation in their discipline that is aligned to the School’s mission and vision.

Experience in teaching (commensurate to career stage), research excellence and an enthusiasm to encourage and support research capacity building within the School are important requirements. Successful applicants will have demonstrated excellence in teaching and either have achieved initial publication success or be able to demonstrate research potential. Applicants will be open and collegiate in their approach and want to contribute to a cohesive and supportive work environment and engage in capacity building and mentoring in research and education.

Salary will be on the Grade 7 salary scale (£41,526 - £49,552 per annum) and negotiable with placement according to qualifications and experience.

This role is based in the UK and as such the successful candidate will be required to live and work in the UK

As this appointment is to cover a period of maternity leave it is available for 9 months.

Any appointment will be made subject to satisfactory references and potentially a period of probation.

For further information on various staff benefits and policies please visit http://www.abdn.ac.uk/staffnet/working-here/

Should you require a visa to undertake employment in the UK you will be required to fulfil the minimum points criteria to be granted a Certificate of Sponsorship under the requirements of the Skilled Worker visa. At the time an offer of appointment is made, you will be asked to demonstrate that you fulfil the criteria in respect of qualification and competency in English. For research and academic posts, we will consider eligibility under the Global Talent visa. Please do not hesitate to contact HR Adviser Marian Elliott-Jones (m.elliott-jones@abdn.ac.uk) for further information.

Applications should include a curriculum vitae and personal statement of no more than two sides of A4, outlining your reasons for making an application.

Online application forms are available at www.abdn.ac.uk/jobs

The closing date for receipt of applications is 6 May 2021

Should you wish to make an informal enquiry please contact:

Professor John D. Skatun, Head of Economics, email: j.skatun@abdn.ac.uk

Please do not send application forms or CVs to Professor Skatun.

Please quote reference number BUS156A on all correspondence

The University pursues a policy of equal opportunities in the appointment and promotion of staff.

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