Professor of Economics

De Montfort University - Strategic Marketing and Management

Senior Staff:  Salary to be determined by the Vice Chancellor

Here at De Montfort University, our success is down to the professionalism, creativity and aspiration of our talented academics. It means we’ve already achieved worldwide acclaim, and have been awarded Gold under the Teaching Excellence Framework. But now we want to go even further. By investing £130 million, we’ll deliver even more innovative research facilities and create inspirational learning environments. But our ambitions will rely on academics who are just as ambitious. People like you.

Our Department of Strategic Management and Marketing offers programmes to more than 2,500 students. And we’ve recently launched our Centre for Enterprise and Innovation to make sure that we’re offering excellent teaching and research. As part of our continued growth, we’re looking for an ambitious individual with an excellent record of research and publication in one or more of the following areas: international economics, microeconomics, development economics and/or the diffusion of innovation. You’ll play a leading role in building and sustaining a strong research community, supporting more junior researchers undertaking doctoral supervision, and engaging in externally funded research. 

Candidates should have an outstanding research portfolio and significant research pipeline for internationally recognised publications. You’ll also show a passion for teaching using innovative approaches, and demonstrate leadership in your field through participation in professional bodies, links with relevant organisations and other external stakeholders. Ideally you’ll have experience of teaching one or more of the following: International economics, Development economics, Microeconomics, Macroeconomics. 

When you join, you’ll instantly become part of a vibrant and welcoming community. It means you’ll enjoy everything from generous annual leave and flexible hours, to NUS discount and health benefits. We’ll also support you from the very first day with a comprehensive induction programme. And with access to our Academic Professional Development site, you’ll continue to progress both personally, and professionally.  

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Closing date: 3rd November 2017

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