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Open Rank Academic Positions in Economics and Finance

Department: School of Economics & Finance
Salary: £43,069 - £56,678 (Grade 5)
Reference: QMUL26375
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 12 October 2021
Closing date: 1 June 2022

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About the Role

We invite 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).  

About You

You 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. You must have a postgraduate degree (or be close to completion, with qualification awarded before commencement in post, 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. You should also have experience of, delivering teaching and assessment.  Please see the Job Profile for the full person specification for each level of role.

About the School

The School of Economics and Finance is highly regarded as one of the top economics and finance departments in the UK and ranks 1st among research-intensive London institutions for overall student satisfaction in Economics, according to the 2019 National Student Survey. We are renowned for excellence in research, teaching, and student experience.

About Queen Mary

At Queen Mary University of London, we believe that a diversity of ideas helps us achieve the previously unthinkable.

Throughout our history, we’ve fostered social justice and improved lives through academic excellence. And we continue to live and breathe this spirit today, not because it’s simply ‘the right thing to do’ but for what it helps us achieve and the intellectual brilliance it delivers.

We continue to embrace diversity of thought and opinion in everything we do, in the belief that when views collide, disciplines interact, and perspectives intersect, truly original thought takes form.


We offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum (pro-rata for part-time/fixed-term), a season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.

The posts are based at the Mile End Campus in London. They are full time, permanent appointments, with an expected start date of September 2022. Salaries are competitive and not less than £43,069 per annum (Lecturer) or £56,678 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.

Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability. We are open to considering applications from candidates wishing to work flexibly.

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

Informal enquiries should be addressed to Derek Judge at

To apply for the role, please click the ‘apply’ button below.

Candidates for the Lecturer position (equivalent to Assistant Professor) should additionally upload their job market package on Please indicate the level of the role you are applying for on the application form.  

Review of materials will be ongoing and continue until the positions are filled, and no later than June 1 2022.

Interviews are expected to be held shortly thereafter.

Valuing Diversity & Committed to Equality

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