JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2019 - January 31, 2020

University of St Andrews

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School of Economics and Finance
Reader (Associate Professor) in Economics

JOE ID Number: 2019-02_111464014
Date Posted: 10/22/2019
Date Inactive: 01/31/2020
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Reader (Associate Professor) in Economics
Section: International:Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: St Andrews, Scotland, UNITED KINGDOM
JEL Classifications:
H -- Public Economics
I -- Health, Education, and Welfare
J -- Labor and Demographic Economics
L -- Industrial Organization
N -- Economic History
O -- Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth
Applied Microeconomics
Salary Range: £52,559 - £59,135 per annum
Full Text of JOE Listing:

We wish to appoint a Reader (equivalent to Associate Professor) within the School of Economics and Finance. The School is part of Scotland's first university, with an established reputation as one of Europe's leading and most distinctive centres for research and teaching.

The School aims to deliver outstanding research and teaching in all areas of Economics and Finance and was ranked joint tenth in the UK in terms of research outputs in the Research Excellence Framework in 2014, first in the UK in the latest Guardian University Guide, second in the Times and Sunday Times Good University Guide and tenth in the UK for student satisfaction in the National Student Survey in 2019.

We seek to recruit a Reader in Applied Microeconomics to further strengthen our position as a leading centre for research and teaching. We are particularly interested in candidates who work in labour, public finance, health, development, public policy, education, aging, and economic history. This appointment is part of a concerted effort to expand Applied Microeconomics at St Andrews, with accompanying appointments at lecturer level and further appointments to follow in 2020/21. Applications from women and minorities are especially encouraged.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application URL and Instructions Below
Application deadline: 11/25/2019
Application Instructions:
Applicants should apply through EconJobMarket ( Applications must include at least one example of the applicant's research and a research abstract. They should also arrange for three confidential letters of recommendation to be submitted through EconJobMarket.

Interview dates: First-round interviews will be held at the European Job Market for Economists in Rotterdam 18-19 December 2019 and the ASSA meetings in San Diego 3-5 January 2020. Second-round interviews are scheduled to take place in February 2020 in St Andrews.
Applicants are asked to indicate in their cover letter at which meeting(s) they will be available to interview.

Informal enquiries may be addressed to the Head of School, Professor Alan Sutherland (, Dr Irina Merkurieva ( or Professor David Jaeger (, who will join the St Andrews faculty in January 2020.

Further particulars for the position can be found online at (reference AC2018MR).