|Salary:||£53,348 to £60,022 per annum|
|Placed On:||2nd August 2022|
|Closes:||30th August 2022|
The Department of Peace Studies and International Development is seeking applications or this new academic position of Associate Professor of Economics for Peace and Development. We are seeking excellent candidates with advanced understanding of macro-economics and international economic development who can play leading roles in research and teaching in the areas of Peace Studies and International Development.
The Department of Peace Studies and International Development (PSID) situated within the School of Social Sciences in the Faculty of Management, Law and Social Sciences has been one of the oldest centres of development studies and the world's first University department dedicated to Peace Studies. These two specialisms have been well recognised as centres of international excellence for undergraduate, postgraduate and executive education, research and knowledge transfer.
To sustain and build on this success and develop other programmes, the Department is currently looking to appoint an Associate Professor in Economics of Peace and Development, with a clear international focus and have wider experience/expertise relevant to the international peace and development processes and programmes.
The candidate for the Associate Professor post must possess a Doctorate or equivalent research experience in a relevant field and will be expected to have a research track record at 3* or 4* journal level and continue to be research active with grant capture activity and ambition. Because of the applied nature of this field, we are open to candidates who may not have a PhD but have considerable experience in international policy or practitioner communities. Such a candidate is expected to have excellent track record in Knowledge Transfer (KT) or other forms of grant income equivalent to research grant capture.
The candidate will be expected to contribute to the development and delivery of a range of programmes in the Department including the MSc in Economics and Finance of Development and MA in Peace, Conflict and Development but also contribute to other programmes in the Department and prepare students with excellent employability skills. The candidate is expected to have programme leadership experience. While the candidate is expected have excellent quantitative data analysis skills, additional desirable skills of the candidate are technical skillsets such as in advanced and applied econometrics, proficiency in the use of relevant software packages such as Stata, Microfit, EViews. Working closely with established partners and contributing towards the Department's excellent track record of winning and delivering KT projects and executive education.
At the University of Bradford, we accept people for who they are regardless of age, disability, gender identity, marital status, ethnicity, faith, sexual orientation, or socio-economic background and whether you're pregnant or on maternity leave.
In line with the University's commitment to equality charters including Athena Swan, Race Equality Charter, Disability Confident and Stonewall Diversity Champions Programme, we welcome applications from under-represented people in this field such was women, LGBTQ+ individuals and scholars/practitioners from the Global South are encouraged. The University has a number of staff networks which provide peer support and safe spaces for staff who hold these and other identities.
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