Professor of Macroeconomics

University of Southampton - Economics

Location:  Highfield Campus

Salary:   Competitive - Commensurate with qualifications and experience (Level 7)

Applications are invited for a full time permanent position as Professor of Macroeconomics.   

Be a part of the University of Southampton, an institution in the top 1% of world Universities and one of the top 10 of the UK’s 24 leading research – intensive universities that form the Russell Group. We have an international reputation for research, teaching and enterprise activities.

You will work in Economics within the Faculty of Social, Human and Mathematical Sciences; the Faculty brings together a unique range of disciplines and is committed to tackling the world’s biggest challenges through interdisciplinary research.

In line with our international reputation as a centre of research excellence, you will demonstrate a distinguished publication record and an active research agenda as part of a strong international reputation together with a record of external research funding, research supervision and leadership experience.  

You will be expected to support the objectives of the Department by being involved in research, supervision and teaching and by taking active part in the governance and growth objectives of the Department including the mentoring of junior macroeconomists. 

Informal enquiries about the post may be addressed to the chair of the search committee Professor Jean-Yves Pitarakis (

The research interests and relevant publications of current members of Economics, including further information on all aspects of the Department, can be found on our web pages

More general information on the University can be found on the web page:

Application Procedure: You should submit your completed online application form at Please submit details for 3 referees and include your CV and publication list with your application. The application deadline will be midnight on the closing date stated above. If you need any assistance, please call Sarah Foster (Recruitment Team) on +44 (0) 23 8059 5070. 

Further details: We aim to be an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all sections of the community. Please note that applications from agencies will not be accepted unless indicated in the job advert.

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