G822 - Professor of Economics - The Sir David Dale Chair

Newcastle University - Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences - Newcastle University Business School

Home to 3,500 students, Newcastle University Business School is one of an elite group of Business Schools’ worldwide (top 1%) to hold triple accreditation from the three internationally recognised accreditation bodies: AMBA, AACSB, and EQUIS.

Continuing its substantial investment in the Newcastle University Business School with the appointment of a new Director, Professor Sharon Mavin and a strategy to develop world leading reputation in the Future of Work and Leading on Leadership.

We seek to appoint a Professor of Economics committed to the success and development of the Newcastle University Business School as active and engaged citizens. Individuals with interest in the future of work and developing future leaders, who care about nurturing academic colleagues and students to reach their potential and who connect with organisations, are encouraged to apply.

The primary purpose of this post is to lead the development of research in the Economics subject area. The successful applicant will be engaged with practice, with expertise in at least one of the following areas: labour economics, including inequality (for example, skill-biased technological change and the future of work, gender, under-represented groups and intersectional analyses in the labour market), education, and population economics, health economics, industrial economics, macroeconomics, regional economics and applied microeconomics. Outstanding candidates working in labour or industrial economics can be appointed to a named chair, the Sir David Dale Professor of Economics.

Applicants should hold a PhD in a relevant subject and have a record of excellence in research, engagement and impact (including PhD supervision and funding applications).

For further information about this role and to apply, please contact Kiersten Avery, at our retained search Partner Dixon Walter

Informal enquiries concerning the post can be made to the Director, Professor Sharon Mavin

Interview Date: Thursday 8th March 2018

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We are the proud recipients of an institutional silver Athena SWAN award demonstrating our achievements and ongoing commitment to achieving gender equality. We are committed to developing a fully inclusive University community which recruits and retains staff from all sectors of society. However as women and other minority groups are currently under-represented in Professorial positions, we would therefore encourage these groups to apply.

The University holds the HR Excellence in Research award for our work to support the career development of our researchers. We are also a member of the Euraxess network. 

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