Saturday, December 5, 2020


News Byte Article

Assistant Professor in Housing Economics (ref: SRF33543)
Posted: 11/02/2020

We are seeking to appoint an Assistant Professor (Lecturer in UK universities) in Housing Economics to enhance the research and teaching capacity of this subject area within the Department and improve our competitiveness globally.  This post is aimed at an active researcher; there are plenty of opportunities in the department, and also within the Henley Business School, to initiate and carry out internationally recognised research. We provide the environment for researchers to work collaboratively as well as individually.  We have a vibrant student community and the successful candidate will teach on, and lead modules, across a range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes.

Application deadline: 20 November 2020 (5pm UK time)

Interview date: 8 December 2020

The successful candidate will be expected to take a position at the earliest convenience (by June/September 2021).


  • A PhD or be near completion of a PhD in economics, housing or urban/real estate economics
  • The ability to carry out high quality research and teaching
  • A good understanding of housing economics as well as policy issues

The link to a full job description can be found here:


For further information or discussion, please contact Dr Cathy Hughes (Head of School, or Prof Michael Ball (Professor of Urban and Property Economics,

To formally apply, please visit or contact Human Resources, University of Reading, Whiteknights, PO Box 217, Reading RG6 6AH. Telephone +44(0)118 378 6771 (voicemail)

Please quote the relevant reference number. The University is committed to having a diverse and inclusive workforce and we welcome applications for job-share, part-time and flexible working arrangements which will be considered in line with business needs.


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