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Postdoctoral Research Fellowship, Economics Division

Are you an ambitious researcher looking for your next challenge? Do you have a research background in economics? Do you want to further your career in one of the UK’s leading research intensive Universities?

The Economics Division of Leeds University Business School is in an exciting phase of development. Our highly popular and vibrant teaching programmes are expanding whilst our research activities continue to grow, through the pursuit of a distinctive and high-impact interdisciplinary agenda tackling a range of global challenges.

Crucial to the Division’s success has been the development of a successful track record of doctoral supervision and a thriving community of early career researchers. 

Building on this success, the Economics Division is launching a post-doctoral scheme, with a structured programme of support leading to quality publications and grant applications. The aim is to support up to four post-doctoral fellows and we are looking for applicants with a high potential to develop an academic career.

To explore the post further or for any queries you may have, please contact: 

Professor David Spencer 

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 4491, email:

Professor Andrew Brown 

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 6859, email: 

Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Business
School/Institute:  Leeds University Business School
Category:  Research
Grade:  Grade 7
Salary:  £33,199 to £39,609 p.a.
starting salary will be at the minimum point on the scale
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Fixed Term (2 years)
Release Date:  Wednesday 01 May 2019
Closing Date:  Thursday 30 May 2019
Reference:  LUBSC1393
Downloads:  Candidate Brief   Additional Information  

The closing date for this job opportunity has now passed, and applications are no longer being accepted for this position

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