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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 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 outstanding candidates 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 has a strong research focus and members of the Division publish in leading economics journals. Our research is also distinctively pluralistic and interdisciplinary. 


With an active research agenda, you will have experience of collaborative work and a track record of publishing in high quality journals together with research funding success. You will also be an engaging and effective teacher, able to contribute modules in the core theoretical and applied areas of economics and to attract and supervise PhD students successfully. As an Associate Professor in Economics, you will contribute to academic leadership and management within the Division and wider Faculty.


We would welcome applications from candidates with interests in areas which fit with the Division’s research and who have experience of teaching in core areas of economics. We invite candidates who can add to and advance the research and teaching of the Division. 

We ask that candidates state in a cover-letter how they see themselves adding to the teaching and research of the Division. Please state how you would complement and advance the research activity of the Division and how you would contribute to teaching delivery and innovation in the Division. Please see the ‘’Additional Information’ section below, for more information.


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


Professor David Spencer, Head of Economics Division 

Tel: +44 (0)113 343 4491





Dr Annina Kaltenbunner, Associate Professor of Economics


Location:  Leeds - Main Campus
Faculty/Service:  Faculty of Business
School/Institute:  Leeds University Business School
Category:  Academic
Grade:  Grade 9
Salary:  £51,034 to £59,135 p.a.
Working Time:  100%
Post Type:  Full Time
Contract Type:  Ongoing
Release Date:  Thursday 02 September 2021
Closing Date:  Sunday 26 September 2021
Reference:  LUBSC1549
Downloads:  Candidate Brief  
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