Center for Studies in Demography and Ecology

Lecturer in Political Economy

Posted: 11/29/2019 (Employment)

The School of Social and Political Sciences (SSPS) is seeking to appoint a Lecturer (Level B) in the Department of Political Economy. This lectureship will further consolidate SSPS as a key centre for research and teaching in political economy. The successful appointee will teach at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, pursue an independent research agenda while contributing to strategic research priorities, and play a role in initiating new strategic research and teaching initiatives within the school, faculty and University.

Staff in the Department of Political Economy conduct research on globalisation, development, the environment, energy, labour, gender, race, history of economic thought, neoliberalism, public policy, human rights, markets and finance. They work in a variety of traditions (including post-Keynesian, Marxian, feminist, and institutionalist perspectives) across a number of discipline areas (including economic history, the history of economic thought, economic sociology, geography, international political economy, development studies and labour studies).

Intending applicants are welcome to seek further information about the position from the Chair of Department, Professor Martijn Konings at

 For recruitment-related enquiries, or if you require reasonable adjustment or support filling out this application, please contact Nicole Feain / Paulina Rojas on 02 8627 8615 or at

 Job Reference No. 2581/1119C

Routine pre-employment probity checks will be carried out for this position.

Closing date: 11:30pm, Monday 6 January 2020

The University of Sydney is committed to diversity and social inclusion. Applications from people of culturally and linguistically diverse backgrounds; equity target groups including women, people with disabilities, people who identify as LGBTIQ; and people of Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander descent, are encouraged.

The University reserves the right not to proceed with any appointment.

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Deadline: 01/06/2020

Location: University of Sydney