Professor of Economics (Education and Research) - 7987
Advertiser: Department of Economics, University of Sussex
Field(s) of specialization: Any field
Position type(s): Full Professor
Location of job: Department of Economics, University of Sussex, Jubilee Building, Brighton, East Sussex, BN1 9SL, United Kingdom (map)
Degree required: Doctorate
Job start date: 2022-09-01
Job duration: Continuing/permanent
Letters of reference required: 5
Current search status: Search suspended/canceled
Posting end date: 13 May 2022
Ad text:

As the University of Sussex celebrates its 60th anniversary, we invite you to join its award-winning Business School and high-ranking Department of Economics. The Department of Economics at the University of Sussex Business School is seeking to make a Professor appointment. Over the last decade the Department has expanded as a result of a strategic programme of recruitment aimed at intensifying the quality and depth of our established strengths.

The position is open to outstanding candidates for the Education and Research pathway. Candidates should demonstrate outstanding track record in research and education in economics. They should have a doctorate, or equivalent, in economics. In addition to being highly research active, the successful candidates will be able to win grants, teach and assess both undergraduate and graduate students, supervise doctoral students, and contribute to departmental and university administration.

We are seeking expertise across all areas of Economics and Econometrics. However, applicants in the fields of Macroeconomics, International Trade and International Economics, Environment and Energy, Development Economics, Labour and Education, Quantitative Economic History, Economic Theory, Behavioural and Experimental Economics are strongly encouraged to apply.

Please contact the Head of Department of Economics Professor Sambit Bhattacharyya at for informal enquiries.

The University is committed to equality and valuing diversity, and applications are particularly welcomed from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Economics in the UK.

Please note that this position may be subject to ATAS clearance if you require visa sponsorship.

For full details and how to apply see our vacancies page

Applicants should apply online at

Please submit a covering letter, your curriculum vitae, any teaching evaluations and your research papers and please also arrange for three letters of reference to be submitted via

Candidates should also download and complete a Personal details and equal opportunities form [DOC 110.00KB] and fill in all sections.

Email your completed personal details and equal opportunities form, to

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You can also send your personal details and equal opportunities form by post to Human Resources Division, Sussex House, University of Sussex, Falmer, Brighton, BN1 9RH.

The University of Sussex values the diversity of its staff and students and we welcome applicants from all backgrounds.

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