CFA: Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Public Finance

Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Public Finance

Department: UCL Department of Political Science/School of Public Policy

Grade: Grade 7/8/9

Hours: Full time

Salary (inclusive of London allowance)
Salary will be on the UCL Lecturer A or B salary scale grade 7 as appropriate, (£37,152-£40,313 per annum), and grade 8, (£41,430-£48,873 per annum) or the Senior Lecturer salary scale grade 9 (£53,119 – £57,760) inclusive of London Allowance.

Duties and Responsibilities
UCL wishes to appoint a Lecturer/Senior Lecturer in Public Finance to contribute to research and teaching within the Department. We are particularly interested in candidates with expertise in the fields of public policy and especially in public finance and budgeting.

The new Lecturer will deliver one core module on ‘Public Finance and Budgeting’ to students on the new MPA in Public Administration and Management within the Department of Political Science. In addition, they will make a contribution to existing modules and/or create and develop a new course that complements current offerings in the department. The successful candidate will be expected to undertake research of the highest international standards within his or her own specialist field, which will contribute to the research standing of the Department.

The appointment is available from 1st August 2015.

Key Requirements
Candidates must have a PhD in political science or a public policy related area, a proven track record of publications in leading journals and/or major university presses and a demonstrated ability to win grant-funding. Previous experience of teaching at undergraduate or postgraduate level and an excellent understanding of public finance is essential.

Candidates wishing to be considered for the role of Lecturer (Grade 8) or Senior Lecturer (Grade 9) would need to fulfil the additional criteria as specified in full detail within the attached Person Specification.

Further Information
A job description and person specification is attached. To apply for the vacancy please visit and search using reference 1442392.

Further information on the Department of Political Science and our teaching programmes is available on our website (

Informal enquiries may be made to Dr Marc Esteve ( If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or the application process, please contact Alex Skinner (email: telephone: +44 (0) 207 679 4944).

CLOSING DATE FOR APPLICATIONS: 5pm, 27th November 2014

It is anticipated that short listed candidates will be invited to interview in the week commencing 12th January 2014.

Alexandra Skinner
School of Public Policy
Department of Political Science
University College London
29-30 Tavistock Square
London WC1H 9QU

Tel: 020 7679 4944 (x24944)