Chair in Economics
Employer: Economics, University of Nottingham
Location: School of Economics, University of Nottingham, Nottingham, Nottinghamshire, NG7 2RD, United Kingdom (map)
Field(s) of specialization: Any field
Position type(s): Full Professor
Application deadline: 1 Sep 2019
Posting end date: 1 Sep 2019
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The School of Economics at the University of Nottingham carries out world leading research and teaching with an international reputation for excellence across all areas of the discipline. According to the latest IDEAS RePEc Ranking 2019, we are the 35th top department of economics in the World, 6th in the UK, and 13th in Europe. In the US News and World Report, we rank 36th among the Best Global Universities for Economics and Business. In the most recent Research Excellence Framework (REF) assessment, we rank 6th nationally for Research Power. The School of Economics invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for the following post, available from 1 November 2019, or as soon as possible thereafter:

  • Chair in Economics

Candidates with research and teaching interests in any area of economics are encouraged to apply.

Candidates for these senior posts must have an established research reputation with an excellent publications record, an ability to attract external income for their research, a commitment to high quality teaching, and a collegial mindset to work with the school and the wider University. Candidates for all positions are expected to have a PhD in Economics and have some teaching experience at University level.

Salaries for all posts will be competitive with those offered across similar UK universities. 

Enquiries may be addressed to Professor Facundo Albornoz Crespo (Head of School),, Professor Vincent Anesi or Professor Richard Upward (Heads of the Recruiting Committee). Please note that applications sent directly to these email addresses will not be accepted.  Full details of the School’s activities are available at:

The University is committed to ensuring and promoting diversity, equality and inclusion across all its activities, functions, and structures, and it encourages applications from all social groups with any protected characteristics.

“We recognise and value our people as our most important asset. It is through our people that an excellent student experience and world-changing research will be delivered. To succeed therefore, we need the right people with the right skills and values in place at the right time. We need exceptional leaders who champion our culture, live our values and facilitate high performance, and a highly talented, diverse, skilled and motivated workforce who are empowered and engaged through working in a developmental, collaborative, inclusive and supportive working environment.” Global People Strategy 2020

If you are unable to apply on-line please contact the Human Resources Department, tel: 0115 846 6172. Closing date: 1st September 2019.

Interviews for shortlisted candidates will be held at the University of Nottingham during September/October 2019.

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