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Open Rank Academic Positions in Economics & Finance - QMUL20116

Department: School of Economics & Finance
Salary: Salaries are competitive and not less than £42,433 per annum (Grade 5)
Reference: QMUL20116
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 19-Sep-2019
Closing date: 02-Jun-2020

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About the roles

The School of Economics and Finance at Queen Mary University of London invites applications from scholars of international distinction for appointments in any fields in economics and finance. Positions are available across the academic levels: Lecturer, Senior Lecturer, Reader and Professor (equivalent to Assistant Professor, Associate Professor and Professor).

The successful candidates will be expected to contribute significantly to the development of the School’s research strategies, to be active in attracting research income and generating research impact, and to play a full role in both undergraduate and postgraduate teaching.

The successful candidates must have a postgraduate degree (or be close to completion for Lecturer level applicants) and/or relevant professional qualification and/or equivalent professional experience, together with a track record of high quality research appropriate to the level of appointment, and clear and ambitious plans for future research. Candidates should also have the ability to, and appropriate experience of, delivering teaching and assessment. 

Please refer to the relevant job profile for the full range of duties and criteria at each level.

About Queen Mary

Queen Mary University of London is one of the world’s leading universities (in the top one per cent of universities in the world according to the Times Higher Education). It has an impressive reputation for academic excellence across the humanities, social sciences, law, medicine and dentistry, and science and engineering. The School is highly regarded as one of the top economics and finance departments in the UK.

Salary and benefits

All the appointments are full-time and permanent, but consideration will be given to candidates seeking part-time positions. Salaries are competitive and not less than £42,433 per annum (Lecturer) or £55,840 per annum (Senior Lecturer / Reader) inclusive of London Allowance. Professorial salaries will be commensurate with level, skills and experience. In addition, these posts attract market supplements and there is discretion to apply between 35% and 50% of salary depending on current market conditions. Benefits include 30 days’ annual leave, pension scheme and interest free season ticket loan.

Queen Mary’s salary scales can be found here:


Application process

Candidates must upload their curriculum vitae and complete an on-line application form at by clicking on the link below. Candidates for the Lecturer position (equivalent to Assistant Professor) should additionally upload their job market package on Please indicate on the application form, the level of the role you are applying for and if you will attend the European Job Market in Rotterdam and/or the ASSA meetings in San Diego.

Details about the school can be found at For general enquiries about the position please contact Derek Judge at, or call +44 (0)20 7882 8846.

Review of materials will be ongoing and continue until the position is filled, and no later than June 1, 2020.

We particularly welcome applications from women and BAME applicants who are currently underrepresented in the School.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate their eligibility to work in the UK in accordance with the Immigration, Asylum and Nationality Act 2006. Where required this may include entry clearance or continued leave to remain under the Points Based Immigration Scheme.

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