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Associate Professor in Economics @University of Leeds

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.

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.

As Associate Professor your main duties will include:

  • Leading a clear and impactful research agenda, attracting external income on an individual and collaborative basis to underpin high quality research activity;
  • Being recognised as an authority in your field, developing and maintaining an external profile as appropriate to the discipline;
  • Maintaining a high quality record of regular and original research publications that are of national and international standing;
  • Promoting the integration of your own research area with other research interests within and, as appropriate, outside the Division, Faculty and University;
  • Providing high quality postgraduate supervision and attracting research students to the University, and to supervise other students as appropriate;
  • Undertaking research-led teaching in economics at different levels on undergraduate and/or postgraduate taught courses;
  • Playing a significant role in the design, development, planning and review of modules and programmes within the Division as required;
  • Offering leadership in the management and administrative processes of the Division, and where appropriate, Faculty and University;
  • Being an active member of the team supporting colleagues and participating in Divisional research

As an Associate Professor in Economics you will have:

  • A PhD in Economics;
  • A growing international reputation;
  • A strong track record of publications in refereed journals commensurate with a 3 or 4 star rating as defined by the REF and as evidenced by metrics such as the Association of Business Schools journal quality list, the FT45 list or other equivalent source;
  • Significant experience of teaching Economics effectively at all levels within higher education, including module and programme design, review and development;
  • Experience of supervising taught undergraduate and postgraduate students;
  • Outstanding communication and team working skills, including experience of collaboration on cross-disciplinary projects;
  • Proven ability to provide academic leadership, including managing resources and/or staff;
  • A successful record of obtaining research funding with the potential to obtain further external funding in the future and clear plans for the pursuit of grant income;
  • Exceptional communication skills with the ability to collaborate, support, and inspire your research colleagues and peers;
  • Excellent inter-personal skills and the ability to work as a member team

Application Deadline Sunday 26 September 2021

You can apply for this role online; more guidance can be found on our How to Apply information page. Applications should be submitted by 23.59 (UK time) on the advertised closing date.

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