Professor in Economics

University of the West of England, Bristol - Department of Accounting, Economics & Finance

Job overview:

Applications are invited for the post of Professor in Economics. This is an exciting strategic positon contributing to the development of the Economics subject field and will include a leading role in the newly formed Bristol Economic Analysis (BEA) Research Centre (

Working with a vibrant and dynamic team, the successful candidate will be expected to engage in the pluralist research and teaching ethos of the group and will actively contribute to the open, engaged and critical debates in economic thought.

Committed to the development of young talent the post holder will be a leader in the field of Economics and will have the capacity to attract and supervise PhD students, deliver excellent teaching within an area of specialism(s) and become fully engaged in the strategic management of the subject group and department.

To be successful in this role you will have:

  • Leading authority in your subject and have a substantial national/international record demonstrating subject expertise, excellence and achievement.
  • Evidence of a strong publication record, including lead authorship in high quality peer reviewed articles and journals, reports and public events.
  • Evidence of the ability to successfully secure high-level grant income/consultancy.
  • Evidence of creating, maintaining and fulfilling national/international collaborations.
  • Evidence of successful PhD supervision.

We’re proud to be at the forefront of the disciplines in which we specialise and are determined that our work in both the Bristol Business School and the Bristol Law School promotes ethical practices and has a genuine, lasting impact on the world around us, as well as equipping all our students for a future where they can realise their full potential. The Faculty’s new £50 million home, due to be completed in 2017, is a reflection of our collective drive and our vision for a living building where business professionals, students and academics can connect and collaborate in an environment that enables everyone to thrive.

UWE Bristol operates a competitive Professorial Performance and Reward Scheme with a salary range £60,173 to £86,889. Salary will be commensurate with experience and qualifications.

In all our activities, we aim to be professionally engaged, practice led, internationally connected and academically strong.

If you would like an informal discussion, please contact Nadine Fry on 0117 3283441 or email to:

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