Lecturer in Economics

University of Wolverhampton


We are seeking an enthusiastic and innovative candidate to join us as a Lecturer in Economics. You will join an enthusiastic team committed to delivering teaching, research and academic enterprise, which contributes to the Business School, Faculty and University’s strategic ambitions. A commitment to high quality teaching and learning is essential and candidates should be willing to share the University’s core values of creating a learning environment that is inclusive, challenging and promotes collaboration, professionalism and confidence.

The University of Wolverhampton holds a distinctive place within the higher education sector, and is one of the most successful modern universities, delivering excellence in teaching and research, widening access, and in business engagement.  Having begun life nearly 190 years ago to enhance education and skill base of the workforce in what is today a major industrial conurbation, we have continued to fulfil and develop the role to meet the needs of the region we serve.  Today as the ‘University of Opportunity’, the University of Wolverhampton is an integral part of economic growth and social change within the West Midlands and beyond.

The Business School is based in the Faculty of Arts, Business and Social Sciences and has a distinguished record of supporting people and organisations. We have extensive business networks and work collaboratively with a wide range of professional bodies and offer a portfolio of on campus and online courses, degree apprenticeships and have a growing portfolio of TNE partners.

You will have a good first degree or equivalent and a postgraduate qualification in a relevant subject. Experience of teaching in the higher education sector is required but experience in further education will be considered. Demonstrate excellence and commitment to teaching in the area of Economics with a particular focus on macroeconomics and econometrics.

For further criteria please review the job description and person specification. 

Please contact Lorraine Morris, Head of the Department of Finance, Accounting and Economics, by email [email protected] or telephone 01902 323664 to arrange a mutually convenient time for further discussion.

The University of Opportunity for Students and Staff

As part of our commitment to ensure the diversity of our staff body reflects those of the student and local communities we serve, we particularly welcome applications from candidates of Black, Asian, or Ethnic Minority heritage, and candidates who are Disabled (including people who may not define themselves as disabled, but nevertheless encounter challenges)

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