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Lecturer in Business Economics (Assistant Professor)

Job title Lecturer in Business Economics (Assistant Professor)

Department School of Management

Salary Starting from £43,414, rising to £51,805

Grade Grade 8

SOC Code - Visa Requirements 2311 (Professor/Reader/Senior Lecturer/Lecturer)

Placed on Tuesday 12 July 2022

Closing date Wednesday 31 August 2022

Interview date To be confirmed

Reference JS9631

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The University of Bath School of Management is seeking to appoint an Assistant Professor (Lecturer) in Business Economics, to join the Business Economics Group of the Marketing, Business & Society Division within the School of Management.

The School of Management is a vibrant and productive community. In the 2021 Research Excellence Framework (REF), Times Higher ranked the School 7th in the UK for Business and Management Studies and 4th in the UK for its research environment. 93% of research is classed as world leading and internationally excellent. It was ranked 1st for Marketing (the Complete University Guide 2021) and 3rd for Business & Management Studies (the Complete University Guide 2021).

The Business Economists group play an active role in many areas of the School of Management, particularly in regards to research and teaching. Current members of the group are active in a variety research centres, primarily across the School of Management but also in the University of Bath more generally. These include the Centre for Governance, Regulation and Industrial Strategy (CGR&IS), the Centre for Business, Organizations and Society (CBOS), and the Tobacco Control Research Group (TCRG).

We welcome applicants with substantial research potential in any area of Business Economics but would particularly welcome candidates with research interests in industrial economics, applied microeconomics, labour economics, experimental economics, or regional development and industrial strategy. Advanced econometric skills linked with the aforementioned areas would be desirable as would a history of / demonstrable potential for engagement with policymakers (at local, regional, national and international levels) or other settings for gaining research impact.

The Business Economics Group achieves teaching excellence on our highly rated undergraduate and master’s degrees. We offer a strongly supportive environment for all our students, from undergraduate to PhD, and deliver a first-class student experience. The successful candidate will have some proven ability/obvious potential for teaching, ideally including previous experience of teaching economics to business/management focussed students.

The School is currently undergoing a period of faculty expansion and facility improvement, which includes the development of a state-of-the-art new building. The successful candidate will join us in this building.

Informal enquiries may be made to the Head of the Marketing, Business & Society Division, Dr Sarah Glozer, email and the Subject Group Lead for Business Economics, Dr Rob Branston, email However please ensure that you submit your application through the University website.

What we can offer you:

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.

We recognise the commitment, achievements and talents of our workforce through our offering of initiatives and benefits, including (but not limited to):

  • Generous employer pension contributions
  • 39 days holiday (annual leave, discretionary days and bank holidays) (pro-rata for part time staff)
  • A flexible working environment
  • A commitment to personal and professional development
  • Ofsted outstanding rated onsite nursery
  • Salary exchange scheme (cycle to work)
  • Onsite private and NHS dentist, onsite medical centre
  • Employee discount scheme

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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