Chair and Assistant Professorship at the School of Economics

Closing Date
Monday, 27th November 2017
Salary from £38,833 per annum, depending on level (see advert for full details)

The School of Economics at the University of Nottingham invites applications from suitably qualified candidates for a Chair and Assistant Professorships from September 2018, or soon thereafter. 

The School of Economics has an international reputation for excellence in teaching and research across all areas of Economics. The successful candidates (with interests in any area of economics) will be expected to add to these strengths and have an excellent publications record (senior posts) and a PhD in Economics or related fields, and teaching experience at University level (junior posts). Candidates for the senior role should also have a demonstable commitment to education and research leadership in economics. 

Starting salary will be within the range:

Assistant Professorships: Starting from £38,833 - £47,722 per annum, depending on skills and experience. Salary progression beyond this scale is subject to performance. 

Chair:negotiable, minimum £60,410 per annum.

(Scales correct at August 2017.)

Informal enquiries may be addressed to Professors Kevin Lee (Head of School) or Giovanni Facchini (Head of the Recruiting Committee) sent directly to these email addresses will not be accepted.

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

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Assistant Professor:

If unable to apply on-line please contact Human Resources at +44(0)115 9515206. Closing date: 27th November, 2017.

We would be pleased to have informal discussions with a selection of interested candidates at the Royal Economic Society (RES) meetings at Westminster Business School on 19th -20th December 2017 and at the American Economic Association (AEA) meetings in Philadelphia on 5th-7th January 2018.

In your application, please indicate your availability to attend either event.

Interviews for shortlisted candidates will be held at the University of Nottingham early in 2018.