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Associate Professor of Development Economics

Title: Associate Professor of Development Economics

  • Employer: University of Oxford (Economics)
  • Location: United Kingdom
  • Position Type: Associate Professor
  • Deadline: Jan 18, 2017

  • Job Description:

    Associate Professorship of Development Economics
    Department of Economics, Manor Road Building, Oxford – Jesus College
    Grade 10a (36S): From £45,562 p.a.

    The University is seeking to appoint a full-time Associate Professor of Development Economics within the Department of Economics for the academic year 2017/18. The University of Oxford uses the grade of Associate Professor for most of its senior academic appointments. This grade is roughly equivalent to Associate Professor in the USA. Associate Professors are eligible for consideration through regular recognition of distinction exercises for award of the title of full professor. The post is associated with a Hugh Price Fellowship (non-tutorial) at Jesus college.

    Duties of the post will include engaging in high quality research with a focus on Development Economics or other fields of economics as applied to developing countries; playing an active role in the intellectual life and administrative work of the Department and the Centre for the Study of African Economies (CSAE), working collaboratively with academic colleagues in areas of shared interest, and taking part in seminars and events. The role holder will contribute to securing funding, research management and the influencing work of CSAE.

    Applications are invited from candidates with a completed doctorate in a relevant field of economics and an interest in research in the field of Development Economics or related specialisation of Economics as applied to developing countries.

    The role holder must have the ability to supervise graduate students and provide a high standard of lectures, classes and tutorials in Development Economics and related areas of economics for both undergraduate and graduate students on behalf of the Department as well as examining when required. The role holder is expected to play a role in the College including advising students and serving on Governing Body sub-committees.

    Candidates will have a proven high standard of research with post-doctoral academic experience; a record of peer-reviewed publications; the ability to publish in top rated journals and to design and deliver degree programmes. Candidates must be able to demonstrate that they possess the skills necessary to undertake College pastoral responsibilities. These skills must also be matched with good oral and written communication skills and the ability to present research findings effectively to fellow professionals or other informed members of the public.

    Candidates must have good team-working skills with a willingness to participate in and assist in college life and government as well as the ability to innovate and work effectively with colleagues to contribute effectively to the administration of the Department, CSAE and the College.

    The appointment is for 5 years in the first instance, with reappointment to retirement upon completion of a successful review.

    The Department offers an exciting research and teaching environment, and an attractive financial package to the successful applicants. Salary is from £45,066 p.a. plus additional benefits from the college including a nominal Fellowship stipend of £180 p.a. and an academic allowance to the value of £900 p.a. - please refer to the further particulars for details which can be found on the University of Oxford job vacancy page:

    Candidates must submit applications online via:

    The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Wednesday 18th January 2017 Interviews are expected to be held on in Mid to late February 2017.

    Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Oxford.

  • This position has closed. Applications are no longer accepted.