Assistant Professor in Economics and Finance (Grades 7 and 8)

Durham University - Economics and Finance

This is a unique opportunity to play an active role in achieving our ambition to become a Top 20 European Business School by 2027. You will help strengthen our research profile and environment through the delivery of world-class publications, income generation and documented impact of social value. Economics and Finance is a research-led department in which colleagues share a drive to advance world changing knowledge through collaborative projects. As part of our strategic plans, we are investing in a new Assistant Professor with the highest professional standards.

You’ll need:

A good first-degree, complemented by a PhD in a related subject.

The ability to produce world-class research, including a research plan which supports the activities of the department. 

Proof that you have contributed to research groups, mentoring early career researchers.

The confidence to supervise PhD students. 

To be willing to develop successful research project proposals, with the scope to secure funding or generate income. 

Experience of delivering high-quality teaching across lectures and in smaller study groups. 

Confident leadership and communication skills, with the willingness to work collaboratively as part of a team. 

If you haven’t specifically met the above criteria but have recently completed or are concluding your PhD and feel you have the skills needed to do so, then you are invited to apply for the role at grade 7. 

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