The Department of Economics, part of Birmingham Business School at the University of Birmingham, is seeking to appoint up to two Associate Professors in any area of economics. Candidates with a background in Macroeconomics, Econometrics, or Financial Economics are particularly encouraged to apply.
Successful applicants will undertake research of international excellence and contribute to knowledge exchange activities relative to their discipline. They will also contribute to learning and teaching on new and established programs and undertake leadership and service activities in line with the Department, School, and College’s strategic objectives.
The Department of Economics has a long and strong research tradition. It is also one of the biggest economics departments in the UK having more than 60 members of staff covering the fields of Econometrics, Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Trade, Energy, Environmental Economics, and Behavioural/Experimental economics.
The Department will be represented at the European Job Market to be held between December 11-14 2023 and the ASSA Job Market between January 3-5 2024. Department representatives will meet candidates remotely via Zoom. Informal enquiries should be directed to the Chair of the Search Committee Prof. Raffaele Rossi, email@example.com, and to the Head of the Department Prof. Anindya Banerjee, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications must be made via the University of Birmingham system at the link below.
Candidates may also wish to submit their application packet and letters of recommendation via EconJobMarket. Any queries about the application process should be directed to Prof. Raffaele Rossi, email@example.com
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You will contribute at a senior level to teaching, research, and administration. In addition, you will be expected to contribute to academic citizenship, likely to be demonstrated through generous, mutually respectful and supportive working relationships with all staff and students.
Teaching is likely to include: (a) development and leadership of major teaching programmes or equivalent; and (b) enhancement of the student experience or employability.
Research is likely to involve an established national and international reputation through significant original research work and a clear record of impact.
Management and administration is likely to include Departmental/School leadership and management activity with University wide involvement – for example through sustained high value research, knowledge transfer, enterprise, business engagement, and public engagement or similar activities.
You will contribute across the range of teaching and learning activities:
To pursue sustained research activity through original research and scholarship, including other research-related contributions through conference papers and presentations and/or consultancy projects and advice, including (as appropriate):
Lead activities in the Department/ School and represent the School on College/ University committees or working groups. Where appropriate to the discipline, this is likely to include some but not all of the responsibilities listed below:
Demonstrated excellence in at least Research, with competence in Learning and Teaching and Management and Administration.
Learning and teaching requirements
An excellent teaching profile and performance in terms of both impact and quality. The teaching quality demonstrated to be informed by an appropriate level of scholarship.
Where appropriate, evidence of success under the following headings:
An excellent national reputation and a developing international profile through significant original research work and a clear record of impact. Evidence of success under the following headings, as appropriate to the discipline:
High level peer esteem as evidenced by
Excellent reputation in the UK and often internationally, reflected in sustained high quality output, level of innovation, impact on subject and recognition
An excellent and sustained record of peer reviewed research publications
Successful and sustained supervision of doctoral students to completion
Substantial and sustained research income generation, e.g. through research grants, contracts, research consultancy or other external funding
Sustained high value impact knowledge transfer and enterprise that is of manifest benefit to the College and University
Management and administration-related requirements
Demonstrated significant achievement in management and administration-related activities, which may include leadership of activities/initiatives. Evidence of success under the following headings
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