Economics College Teaching Officer (CTO)

Job Description

Girton College, University of Cambridge, is seeking a College Lecturer in Economics for 5 years in the first instance, renewable to a continuing appointment subject to satisfactory performance, starting on 1 October 2020.  This position includes teaching, research and administrative duties and opportunities.

The post-holder will offer teaching within the Economics Tripos and be active in research in Economics.  Applicants must be able to provide teaching in final year micro or macroeconomics. Teaching will be of undergraduate members of the College and, through exchange arrangements, of other Colleges.  The standard teaching load for a CTO is 240 hours of supervision teaching during the academic year.

The person will, among other tasks, also be required to act as Director of Studies in Economics for at least one year-group of students at Girton College, and engage in high-level research in Economics, with publications and participation in scholarly activity.

The stipend payable will be on the College Teaching Officer scale, pro rata, which currently ranges from £30,395 – £39,609 per annum and is pensionable under USS. Experience and qualifications will determine the lecturer’s starting point on the scale.  There is an additional stipend of £152.68 per student per year (pensionable) for Direction of Studies.

Applications, including details of current employment and remuneration, should be sent, preferably via email, to the College’s HR Department at  The address for postal applications is Girton College, Huntingdon Road, Cambridge, CB3 0JG. Applications should include a covering letter with CV and a statement of not more than 1000 words summarising the applicant’s present and future research.  The closing date for applications is 11.30 pm on Monday, 25th May 2020.  The College intends to notify shortlisted candidates no later than 8th June 2020 and successful candidates will be asked to arrange for two references to be submitted to the HR Department no later than 11.30 pm on Sunday, 14th June 2020.

The appointments committee for those invited for interview is expected to meet during week commencing 15th June 2020.


Girton College, Cambridge

Application Deadline

25/05/2020 11:30 pm

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