Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Development Economics

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Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in Development Economics

Social & Policy Sciences

Salary: Starting from 39,992, rising to 47,722

Placed On: Wednesday 11 July 2018

Closing Date: Sunday 12 August 2018

Interview Date: See advert

Reference: MS5991

The Department of Social and Policy Sciences invites applications for a post at the level of Lecturer (Assistant Professor) in development economics at the University of Bath. The department is a world class centre for international development research and teaching excellence, committed to interdisciplinary, impactful and progressive research.

The successful candidate will have a developing track record of independent and impactful research of international standing. The appointee will be expected to publish in top rated journals, sustain a leading research programme, and be active in submitting applications for external funding. The candidate must also have a strong interest in pursuing excellence in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, and in supervising graduate students.

We are looking to recruit a development economist with excellent quantitative research skills, committed to interdisciplinarity, and able to forge a research track record and future agenda that enhances the department’s research strengths in international development. We are open to any specialist field in development economics including political economy with reference to the Global South; inequality in national and global contexts; climate change and the environment.

The department has an inclusive and interdisciplinary vision, and applicants are encouraged to visit our website ?url=http%3A%2F%2Fwww.bath.ac.uk%2Fsps&module=jobs&id=146233" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">www.bath.ac.uk/sps to find out more about its research and teaching, as well as its three research centres: the Centre for Development Studies, the Centre for Analysis of Social Policy, the Centre for Death and Society.

The University of Bath is based in an attractive, single-site campus that facilitates multi-disciplinary research. It is located on the edge of the World Heritage City of Bath and offers the lifestyle advantages of working and living in one of the most beautiful areas in the country.

Applications must include:

1. An academic CV;

2. A cover letter demonstrating how experience and expertise meets the criteria set out in the person specification

Interview date: week commencing 3 September 2018

Proposed start date: From 1 October 2018

Informal enquiries about the post can be made to the Head of Department, Professor Joe Devine by email J.Devine [at] bath[.]ac[.]uk or by telephone on +44(0)1225 383539; or to Professor James Copestake by email J.G.Copestake [at] bath[.]ac[.]uk or by telephone on +44(0)1225 383859

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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.

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