Assistant Professor (75600-1023)

University of Warwick Campus, Coventry
Full Time, Permanent

We invite applications from strong candidates in any field of economics.

The successful applicant will be able and willing to contribute to high quality teaching on the undergraduate and postgraduate programmes within the Department of Economics.  You will undertake research of international quality which will enhance the Department’s international research profile.

Base salary is competitive with peer institutions.  We will consider applications for employment on a part-time or other flexible working basis, even where a position is advertised as full-time, unless there are operational or other objective reasons why it is not possible to do so.  

You will have completed your PhD in Economics, or be close to completion by 1 September 2024.

Your research profile and trajectory should be outstanding and translate into producing publications of international quality. Successful candidates will also be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate students, and perform other faculty duties as required by the Head of Department.  Candidates should have a PhD or be close to completion.

For further information regarding the skills required for this role please see the personal specification section of the attached job description.

The Department of Economics at Warwick has recently been ranked 2nd in the UK for research excellence in the Research Excellence Framework (REF) 2021 and 1st in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2024. 

The University of Warwick has been ranked (overall) 9th in the UK by the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide 2023.  

For further information please visit the departmental website

The Department offers the opportunity to work alongside leading scholars in a collegial, supportive environment.  Applications are welcome from candidates wishing to work full time or part time.

The University of Warwick is proud to embrace inclusion and cultural diversity.

Born in the 60s with a mindset of boldness, imagination and collaboration, the University of Warwick is a world-leading research-intensive university with the highest academic and research standards. We’re one of the world’s top universities, ranked 67th in the world and 10th in the UK*, with 92% of our research assessed to be ‘world leading or internationally excellent’**. 

You'll be joining a diverse, innovative and globally connected community committed to igniting real world progress. Here at Warwick, we offer you opportunities to follow your ambitions as long as you bring the energy and determination to succeed.

*QS World University Rankings 2024

** Research Excellence Framework 2021

To find out more about us visit our website.

For informal enquiries, please contact Gill Gudger via email:

Please note that there is a two-stage application process as follows:

1.      Apply through To receive full consideration, this application should be submitted by 31 December 2023 (midnight GMT).  Please submit a cover letter, a CV, two research papers and three letters of reference.

2.      Complete a Warwick University application form. This is a short form and should not take more than 5 minutes to complete. Please do not include research papers, your CV or academic references with this application To access the Warwick application, please visit the University’s online recruitment system by clicking on the apply button.

Please make sure to complete both parts of the application process.

Application deadline for full consideration: 31 December 2023 (23:55 GMT)

Warwick will be conducting online interviews at the European Job Market in December 2023.

The interviews will be: TBC

We will provide you with a great range of benefits, which include an attractive pension scheme, 30 days holiday plus Christmas closure, excellent learning and development opportunities, and savings on a wide range of products and services. We offer a generous maternity/paternity/adoption/parental leave policy, and onsite childcare facilities. 

We recognise the importance of a healthy work/life balance and offer you access to flexible working, for more information click here. 

We are proud to say that we are a Living Wage employer.

Warwick is committed to building an organisation of mutual respect and dignity, promoting a welcoming, diverse, and inclusive working and learning environment.  We recognise that everyone is different in a variety of visible and non-visible ways, and that those differences are to be recognised, respected, and valued.  Where possible, we go beyond legislation to provide a place where everyone can thrive, supporting all staff to achieve their full potential. We aspire to remove economic, social, and cultural barriers that may otherwise prevent people from succeeding. 

We therefore welcome and encourage applications from all communities regardless of culture, background, age, disability, sex/gender, gender identity or expression, ethnicity, religion/belief, or sexual or romantic orientation. To find out more about our social inclusion work at Warwick visit our webpageshere. 

The University currently holds a Race Equality Charter Bronze Award, Athena Swan Sliver Awardand aDisability Smart Bronze Award. The University of Warwick is also one of the six founder institutions of theEUTOPIA European University Alliance. 

Disclosure & Barring Service (DBS)

The University of Warwick complies with the DBS Code of Practice and undertakes not to discriminate unfairly against anyone who makes a Disclosure relating to a conviction or other information revealed.  More information is available on the University’s Vacancy pages and applicants may request a copy of the DBS Code of Practice.

If you do not yet have the right to work in the UK and/or are seeking sponsorship for a Skilled Worker visa in the UK Points-based Immigration System please follow the link which contains further information about obtaining the right to work in the UK and details about eligibility for sponsorship for a Skilled Worker Visa.

This opportunity is closed to applications.