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Lecturer (Assistant Professor) or Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) in Economics and Psychology or Behavioural Economics


Salary:  Starting from £39,992, rising to £47,722 for Lecturer
or Senior Lecturer from £49,149 rising to £56,950
Placed On:  Tuesday 16 January 2018
Closing Date:  Monday 05 March 2018
Interview Date:  Tuesday 20 March 2018
Reference:  DM5531

The Department of Economics at the University of Bath is seeking to appoint a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Economics and Psychology or Behavioural Economics. Lecturers are equivalent to tenure track Assistant Professors positions and Senior Lecturers are equivalent to tenured Associate Professors.

We invite applications from those specialising in Economics and Psychology or Behavioural Economics. Candidates should have a doctoral degree or be near completion. Successful candidates at Lecturer level will have demonstrable potential in research and high quality teaching. For appointments at Senior Lecturer level, essential criteria include a strong record in publishing high quality research and successfully attracting research grants, a broad teaching portfolio, the ability to play a leading role in one or more of our five dynamic research groups (see below), and to make active contributions to our specialist research themes (Innovation and Productivity, Governance of Systems and Institutions, Health Economics, and Sustainable Living). All candidates are expected to attract and successfully supervise PhD students and to deliver high quality teaching as part of our new MSc in Applied Psychology and Economic Behaviour (jointly offered with the Department of Psychology at the University of Bath). At times, and workload permitting, candidates may also be asked to teach undergraduate and/or postgraduate units on other programmes offered by the Department of Economics.

The Department of Economics at the University of Bath promotes a vibrant research environment and a strong collegial culture. We are a growing department of currently 36 full-time academics, with five dynamic research groups in: i) Macroeconomics and Finance ii) Econometrics, iii) Economic Theory, iv) Public and Environmental Economics, and v) Labour/Education/Health Economics. We attract high quality undergraduate and postgraduate students to an extensive range of programmes. Our research activities inform students' learning and encourage the interaction between academia and the wider society both in terms of policy formulation and outcome evaluation and knowledge transfer to businesses and public organisations. The University of Bath is located above the UNESCO world heritage city of Bath 115 miles west of London.


For more information about the Department and its activities see For more information about the Department of Psychology see

For informal enquiries please contact Dr Peter Postl, Head of Department by email:; Professor Chris Martin, Deputy Head of Department by email:; Dr Maik Schneider, Director of Research by email:


The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

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The University of Bath is an equal opportunities employer and has an excellent international reputation with staff from over 60 different nations. To achieve our global aspirations, we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.