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Job reference: HUM-025430
Salary: £36,024 to £56,021 per annum depending on relevant experience
Faculty/Organisational Unit: Humanities
Location: Oxford Road
Employment type: Permanent
Division/Team: Global Development Institute
Hours Per Week: Full Time (1 FTE)
Closing date (DD/MM/YYYY): 24/05/2024
Contract Duration: permanent
School/Directorate: School of Environment, Education & Development

Job Description

The University of Manchester seeks to appoint a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in ‘Environmental Economics’ with a focus on global development (Teaching and Research) within the Global Development Institute (GDI). The post is intended to enhance the GDI’s research and teaching capacity in environmental economics, particularly the theoretical and empirical analysis of environmental issues and their relationship to local, national and global processes of development. The successful candidate will be attached to the Development Economics and Public Policy Cluster (DEPP) in GDI. The GDI is particularly interested in an appointment that will strengthen its ability to address critical environmental issues as well as questions relating to global poverty, economic growth, global inequality and sustainable development. The University welcomes applications from exceptional candidates who can make significant contributions to research and research-informed teaching that complements and extends existing offerings in GDI. The successful candidate will have strong quantitative skills and must have the capacity and commitment to work closely with colleagues from multiple disciplines in an interdisciplinary context.

Applicants must have a PhD either in Economics, Environmental Economics, Development Economics, or a related discipline. In addition, they must show a track record of high-quality research and teaching on issues related to environmental economics. Prior experience of relevant postgraduate and/or undergraduate teaching and postgraduate research supervision will also be expected.

The University invites applications for the above post which is tenable from 1st July 2024.

Salary will be £36,024 to £56,021 per annum according to grade and relevant experience.

Interviews will be held in June 2024.

What you will get in return:

  • Fantastic market leading Pension scheme
  • Excellent employee health and wellbeing services including an Employee Assistance Programme
  • Exceptional starting annual leave entitlement, plus bank holidays
  • Additional paid closure over the Christmas period
  • Local and national discounts at a range of major retailers

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of age, sex, gender (or gender identity), ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status.  All appointments are made on merit.

Our University is positive about flexible working – you can find out more here

Hybrid working arrangements may be considered.           

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