Senior Lecturer in Economics

  • Fecha de publicación: 12/08/2019
  • Nombre de la empresa: De Montfort University - Faculty of Business & Law
  • Descripción de funciones:
    Senior Lecturer in Economics

    Build your career, join De Montfort University (DMU) in Leicester as a Senior Lecturer in Economics.

    De Montfort University is a large university with a commitment to the public good and is proud of its achievements in successfully supporting students from diverse backgrounds which are underrepresented within Higher Education.

    Faculty / Directorate

    DMU is an ambitious, truly globally-minded institution with a relentless focus on delivering high quality teaching and research. A culturally rich university with a strong commitment to the public good, it strives to maintain a stimulating, innovative and inclusive environment where staff and students are able to thrive. Staff and students at DMU have access to world class facilities including a new £136 million campus development initiative and £8 million sports facility. The Department of Strategic Management and Marketing, a key component of Leicester Castle Business School, comprises four subject groups (Business and Management, Economics, Enterprise and Marketing). It offers undergraduate and postgraduate programmes to more than 1,700 students. Our rapidly growing academic community delivers an outstanding learning experience to students (as evidenced by recent NSS and TEF performances) and has an active research community, evidenced by the Department’s recently launched Centre for Enterprise (CEI) and Innovation and new emerging centre of Institute for Applied economics and Social Value (IAESV).


    As part of our continued growth drive, we are seeking to appoint a Senior Lecturer in Economics. Successful candidates will be joining a large and diverse subject team whose expertise span the broad areas of applied economics, international economics and behavioural economics. The role aims to combine research and scholarly activity in pursuit of teaching excellence. It places particular emphasis in developing internationalization and employability throughout the curriculum with the aim of providing a distinctive student experience. The institution has a rigorous scheme for the allocation of research allowances that are comparable with the best in the sector, and which is open to all its academic staff. The post holder will have an opportunity to be part of a lively research culture with research seminars & workshops from the IAESV which holds resources for supporting research activity aligned to the centres aims.

    Ideal Candidate

    Ideally they should be able to teach one or more of the following: Financial Markets, Economics of Emerging Marketing and an additionally Macroeconomics. The majority of this would be at undergraduate level with some postgraduate delivery. Experience of programme management and curriculum development would also be an advantage. They should be innovative in their approach to teaching, and active in engaging with external stakeholders. Candidates should have a portfolio of research activities that offer realistic prospects for publication in international refereed journals. Ideally the research portfolio should revolve round one or more of the following areas: International economics, Development Economics, Applied Microeconomics, Behavioural Economics.

    To successful candidates, we offer a collegiate environment for the development of your research & teaching.

    Please submit an up-to-date CV along with your application.

    For an informal discussion contact the Head of the Department, Parmjit Kaur, on 0116 257 7221 or For full details of this post, please click on to the job description/ person specification button. In order to be considered for this post, please submit an application by clicking on to the ‘apply’ button.



  • Localización del puesto ofertado: UK - Leicester