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Lecturer/Senior Lecturer or Reader

Job title Lecturer/Senior Lecturer or Reader

Department Economics

Salary Salary for a Lecturer is £42,149 rising to £50,296 per annum. Salary for a Senior Lecturer & Reader is £51,799 rising to £60,022 per annum.

Grade Grade 8 to Grade 9

SOC Code - Visa Requirements 2311

Placed on Wednesday 26 October 2022

Closing date Sunday 29 January 2023

Interview date To be confirmed

Reference CH9908

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The Department of Economics at the University of Bath has serval exciting opportunities available!

About the roles 

We welcome applicants in all fields, however seeking applicants with particular expertise within in Applied (Micro-) Econometrics and in Macroeconomics/Finance/Macroeconometrics/Financial Econometrics

For appointments at Lecturer level, essential criteria include: 

  • An emerging track record in research in relevant subject commensurate with stage of career
  • Experience of teaching at UG/PG level 
  • Ability to form positive working relationships within the University, community, business and other partners

For appointments at Senior Lecturer/Reader level, essential criteria include: 

  • Substantial experience in relevant research field
  • Established track record in research in relevant subject commensurate with stage of career
  • Strong record of research funding as appropriate to the discipline
  • Be able to demonstrate a depth and breadth of understanding of subject matter at a complex conceptual level

All roles are offered on full time (36.5 per week) permanent basis. 

About the Department 

The Department of Economics at the University of Bath promotes a vibrant research environment through the aforementioned specialist research themes and our five dynamic research groups: (I) Macroeconomics and Finance (II) Econometrics, (III) Economic Theory, (IV) Public and Environmental Economics, and (V) Labour/Education/Health Economics.

For more information on our research themes in Social Determinants of Health, Governance of Institutions and Systems, Innovation and Productivity and Sustainable Living, please check our website:

For informal discussions please contact Prof. Eleonora Fichera (Head of Department) on or Dr Andreas Schäfer (Deputy Head of Department) on or Dr Lucy O’Shea (Deputy Head of Department) on 

What we can offer you:

We are an equal opportunities employer and have an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations. We have made a positive commitment towards gender equality and intersectionality receiving a Silver Athena SWAN award

A family-friendly University with an increasingly agile workforce, we are open to flexible working arrangements. We’re also proud to be a disability confident leader and are happy to discuss any reasonable adjustments you may require. 

We offer:

  • a very generous employer contributory pension scheme;
  • generous annual leave allowance with an additional 5 discretionary days so that you can enjoy a positive work life balance;
  • an excellent reward package that recognises the talents of our diverse workforce; 
  • a wide range of personal and professional development opportunities.
  • a number of support options available for new and existing staff to help with the cost of some immigration expenses which you may be eligible for. Please visit the following webpages for more information:

 - Relocation Procedure

 - Visa Reimbursement Scheme

 - Interest-Free Loan Scheme

Our campus is surrounded by beautiful countryside, and the City of Bath with its historic charm and social activity only a short distance away creates an excellent environment in which to work. Find out from our staff what makes the University of Bath a great place to work. Follow us @UniofBath and @UniofBathJobs on Twitter for more information.

We aim to be an inclusive university, where difference is celebrated, respected and encouraged. We truly believe that diversity of experience, perspectives, and backgrounds leads to a better environment for our employees and students, creating a learning environment and organisational culture that enhances health and wellbeing across our community. We are very proud to have recently received Ambassadors for Autism certification and are an accredited Disability Confident Leader; committed to building disability confidence and supporting disabled staff.

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Visa information:

If you think you may require a visa to work in the UK you should refer to our guidance on the Skilled Worker Visa before embarking on a job application to ensure that you understand the requirements for sponsorship. You may be eligible to work in the UK via other alternative visa routes such as the Global Talent Visa or by having Settlement / ILR, please refer to our Staff Immigration webpages for further details.

Update to our application process:

We are constantly seeking to reduce the unconscious bias that enters any assessment process, with the goal of creating an inclusive and equal assessment process. To support this the personal details of applicants may be withheld at the initial shortlisting stage.