University of Oxford

University of Oxford

Department Lecturer in Economics (Teaching Fellow)

United Kingdom

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Department Lecturer in Economics (Teaching Fellow)

Department Lecturer in Economics (Teaching Fellow)

Grade 8: £45,585-£54,395 annum (with a discretionary range to £59,421per annum)

Department of Economics, Manor Road Building, Oxford

Full-time, fixed-term for 3 years, with potential for permanency after a year

The Department of Economics is seeking to employ a Department Lecturer in Economics (Teaching Fellow).

The post is tenable for three years, with potential for permanency after a year, and the successful candidate must be available to start in the autumn of 2024 or immediately, as the role is currently vacant.

Reporting to the Head of Department, the post holder will be required to provide lectures, classes and supervision, and to undertake advanced academic study in support of their teaching.

The principal task of the Department Lecturer in Economics (Teaching Fellow) will be to contribute to teaching and supervision on the Master's in Financial Economics course (MFE). In particular the postholder will deliver approximately 40 hours of lectures in Economics I-II (on information economics or macroeconomics, as required) and a Trinity-term elective (either a module on forecasting or one on international macroeconomics).

In addition the postholder will serve as academic supervisor to up to 15 MFE students and mark approximately 150 exam scripts. The postholder may also be asked to contribute to the Department's teaching and examining in other programmes, subject to their stint limits.

Your application should be submitted on Econjobmarket (EJM - Econ Job Market) and include a CV, a supporting statement and the names and contact details of three referees.

The closing date for applications is 12 noon British Summer Time (BST) on 25 April 2024. It is expected that interviews will be held virtually in early May.

Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts at Oxford.

Contact Person : HR Team Vacancy ID : 172054 Contact Phone : Closing Date & Time : 25-Apr-2024 12:00 Pay Scale : STANDARD GRADE 8 Contact Email : [email protected]

Job details

Title

Department Lecturer in Economics (Teaching Fellow)

Employer

University of Oxford

Location

United Kingdom

Published

March 28, 2024

Application deadline

April 25, 2024

Job type

Lecturer

Field

Business and Economics

About the employer

The University of Oxford is the oldest university in the English-speaking world, and is actually so ancient that its founding date is unknown – though it is thought that teaching took place there as early as the 11th century. It’s located in and around the medieval city center of Oxford, dubbed “the dreaming city of spires” by the 19th century poet Matthew Arnold, and comprises 44 colleges and halls as well as the largest library system in the UK. 

There are 22,000 students at Oxford in total, around half of whom are undergraduates, while 40 per cent are international students. A quarter of the city of Oxford’s residents are students, giving the city the youngest population in the UK. 

The University of Oxford does not have a main campus, its buildings and facilities instead being scattered around the medieval city center. Its colleges each have a distinctive character and traditions often dating back centuries. Colleges are self-governing institutions to which students usually apply directly. There are four academic divisions within Oxford University: Humanities, Mathematical, Physical and Life Sciences; Medical Sciences; and Social Sciences. The university’s particular strength is the sciences, and it is ranked number one in the world for medicine.

Oxford is a youthful and cosmopolitan city with plenty to see and do. There are dozens of historic and iconic buildings, including the Bodleian Libraries, Ashmolean Museum, Sheldonian Theatre, the cathedral, and the colleges themselves.  Students can choose to spend their time studying or avail themselves of the many extracurricular activities available. There’s a strong musical life at Oxford, with clubs and societies spanning all genres, from jazz, through to classical and folk. Oxford is also ranked highly for sport, with its top rowers taking part every year in the world-famous boat race with the University of Cambridge on the River Thames. Drama lovers are also well catered for, with one of the largest and most vibrant university drama scenes in the country.

Oxford has an alumni network of over 250,000 individuals, including more than 120 Olympic medalists, 26 Nobel Prize winners, seven poets laureate, and over 30 modern world leaders (including Bill Clinton, Aung San Suu Kyi, Indira Ghandi and 26 UK Prime Ministers). 

It has a friendly rivalry with Cambridge for the title of best university in the UK and is regularly ranked as being one of the top three universities in the world. Notable Oxford thinkers and scientists include Tim Berners-Lee, Stephen Hawking and Richard Dawkins.

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