Lecturer/Senior Lecturer - Economics

Updated: 3 months ago
Job Type: Permanent

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer - Economics-2400475



About our team/Mō te tīma

The University of Otago is one of New Zealand’s largest and most research-intensive universities ranked in the top 1% in the QS World University ranking. The Department of Economics is part of the AACSB- and EQUIS-accredited Otago Business School.

The Department of Economics is a research-intensive department with healthy Undergraduate, Masters, and PhD programmes. The Department values both excellent teaching and research and provides the resources and opportunities for lecturers to achieve both, including teaching loads that allow significant time for research.

The role/Te mahi

Applications are invited for a permanent, full-time Lecturer/Senior Lecturer position. We seek applicants with expertise in any field of Economics.

The successful applicant will participate in undergraduate and postgraduate teaching offered by the Department. Supervision of postgraduate research students at Master’s, DBA and PhD level is also part of this role. Candidates will be expected to develop an independent and productive research programme.

Your skills and experience/Kā pūkeka me kā wheako

•    A PhD degree in Economics is essential.
•    Proven track record of publication in high-quality journals.
•    Success in obtaining external research funding.
•    Demonstrated commitment to teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate levels.

Candidates who have not yet fully developed these skills and experience should be able to provide evidence of their potential to do so if they were appointed to the position.

Further details/Pūroko

The University of Otago is well-known for its collegiality and, combined with living in the vibrant city of Dunedin, provides opportunities for an excellent work-life balance. The Dunedin campus has been ranked as one of the top 15 most beautiful in the world. The city has affordable living, excellent schools, and a great array of activities, ranging from Art and Literature to outdoor activities.

This is a full-time (1 FTE), permanent position.

The appointment range for a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer is $90,902 to $138,182.

Specific enquiries may be directed to the Head of the Department of Economics, Professor Ronald Peeters, via the contact details below.


Candidates are required to provide:
•    A CV.
•    A cover letter.
•    3 - 4 Referee contact details, including telephone number and email address.

Candidates with less than two years post PhD are requested to provide a letter of recommendation from their supervisor. Please ask you supervisor to send this letter directly to [email protected].


To submit your application please click the apply button. Applications quoting reference number 2400475 will close on Sunday, 21 April 2024.

Additional Information

Contact: Professor Ronald Peeters

Guidelines for Academic Positions: Guidelines

Further Information: Information for Candidates

Further Information: Department Website

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Location: About Dunedin

Primary Location
Employment Status
Salary Level and Range
 Lecturer / Research Fellow ($90,902 to $107,300) or Senior Lecturer / Senior Research Fellow ($112,482 to $128,305)
Job Function
 Research and Teaching

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