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Associate Professor in Economics

Are you an experienced and influential academic with the proven ability to carry out teaching and research in Economics? Do you have an excellent research track record, proven success obtaining funding and the vision and drive to tackle new challenges? Are you passionate about delivering world leading research and an exceptional student experience? 

We are looking for an outstanding candidate to join the Economics Division of Leeds University Business School during an exciting phase in our development. Our highly popular and vibrant teaching programmes are expanding whilst our research activities continue to grow. The Division’s strong research focus supports our leadership and membership of several high-profile, large-scale research initiatives including projects in the areas of financialisation, infrastructure provision, and the Cities research theme launched by the University of Leeds. The Division is connected via teaching and research to other faculties at the University of Leeds and is pursuing a distinctive and high-impact interdisciplinary agenda.

As Associate Professor, you will make a significant contribution to the Economics Division’s research, teaching and academic leadership. We are open to candidates in all areas of Economics, but would particularly welcome applications from those who can demonstrate a track record of research in areas related to the Division’s large-scale projects and impact initiatives.

We would also welcome candidates with a track-record of teaching in the area of applied econometrics.

Professor David Spencer, Head of Economics Division 

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 4491 or Email:

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Business
School/Institute:  Leeds University Business School
Category:  Academic
Grade:  Grade 9
Salary:  £50,132 to £58,089 p.a.
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Ongoing
Release Date:  Wednesday 29 August 2018
Closing Date:  Wednesday 26 September 2018
Reference:  LUBSC1338
Downloads:  Candidate Brief  

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