Professor of Economics Ref: 7987

School/department: Department of Economics, University of Sussex Business School  
Hours: Full Time. Requests for flexible working options will be considered (subject to business need).
Contract: Permanent 
Reference: 7987
Salary: Competitive
Placed on: 21 September 2022
Closing date: 11 Ocotber 2022. Applications must be received by midnight of the closing date.
Expected Interview date: November 2022
Expected start date: 01 January 2023

Job description

As the University of Sussex celebrates its 60th anniversary, we invite you to join its award-winning Business School and high-ranking Department of Economics. The Department of Economics at the University of Sussex Business School is seeking to make a Professor appointment. Over the last decade the Department has expanded as a result of a strategic programme of recruitment aimed at intensifying the quality and depth of our established strengths. 

The position is open to outstanding candidates for the Education and Research pathway. Candidates should demonstrate outstanding track record in research and education in economics.  They should have a doctorate, or equivalent, in economics. In addition to being highly research active, the successful candidates will be able to win grants, teach and assess both undergraduate and graduate students, supervise doctoral students, and contribute to departmental and university administration. 

We are seeking expertise across all areas of Economics and Econometrics. However, applicants in the fields of Macroeconomics, International Trade and International Economics, Environment and Energy, Development Economics, Labour and Education, Quantitative Economic History, Economic Theory, Behavioural and Experimental Economics are strongly encouraged to apply.

Please contact the Head of Department of Economics Professor Sambit Bhattacharyya at for informal enquiries. 

The University is committed to equality and valuing diversity, and applications are particularly welcomed from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Economics in the UK.

You can find out more about our values and our EDI Strategy,  Inclusive Sussex, on our webpages.

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