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Teaching Fellow in Economics

Do you have the ability to motivate and inspire learners? Do you have a clear commitment to creating and delivering an excellent student experience?  Are you an experienced Economics teacher with excellent communication skills and a real passion for teaching the subject?  

We are looking for outstanding candidates to join the Economics Division of Leeds University Business School during an exciting phase in our development. Our highly popular and vibrant teaching programmes are expanding whilst our research activities continue to grow. The Division has a strong research focus and members of the Division publish in leading economics journals. Our research is also distinctively pluralistic and interdisciplinary. 

To support these developments we are seeking to appoint a Teaching Fellow with a strong commitment to undertaking excellent teaching and the ability to contribute to the enhancement of the student experience on our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. You should have a track-record of excellent teaching as well as a strong commitment to student learning and teaching. You should have experience of lecturing and tutoring at undergraduate level. Beyond teaching on core modules, you will assist with student support and development activities. You are also expected to contribute to teaching innovations and curriculum enhancement as well as to develop a range of scholarship activities as an active participant in the Division’s Leeds Economics: Advances in Pedagogy (LEAP) research group. Finally, you will be able to contribute to the development and delivery of online programmes.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Professor David Spencer, Head of Economics Division  

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 4491, email:     


Dr Juliane Scheffel, Teaching Fellow and Undergraduate Director


We ask that candidates state in a cover-letter how they see themselves adding to the teaching and research of the Division. Please state how you would complement and advance the research activity of the Division and how you would contribute to teaching delivery and innovation in the Division. Please see the ’Additional Information’ section in the candidate brief, for more information.

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Business
School/Institute:  Leeds University Business School
Category:  Teaching
Grade:  Grade 7 to Grade 8
Salary:  £33,797 to £49,553 p.a.
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Ongoing
Release Date:  Thursday 02 September 2021
Closing Date:  Sunday 26 September 2021
Reference:  LUBSC1545
Downloads:  Candidate Brief  
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