Professor in Economics

Glasgow, Scotland, United Kingdom

Job description

Job Purpose
The job holder will be expected to undertake and promote world-class research and to provide leadership within the subject of Applied Econometrics and will play a key role in enhancing teaching/student experience, carry out innovative policy-relevant research with great potential for impact and income generation.

A Part Time position of 17.5 hours per week may be considered for suitable candidates.

Main Duties and Responsibilities

  • Lead and engage in research and publication that enhances the quality of the School’s international research profile, including conducting personal research of the highest quality and maintaining a consistent high level output of publications and presentations of world-class quality.
  • Sustain internationally leading high quality research activity, seeking and securing funding for a portfolio of research projects through grant applications to external funding bodies, e.g. Research Councils.
  • Encourage research students of high calibre to undertake doctoral research and to supervise them to completion.
  • Supervise research projects undertaken by research staff, postgraduate and undergraduate students and ensure the effective development of the staff and students.
  • Deliver a range of teaching and assessment activity at all levels within the School and subject area.
  • Take a leading role in the design and delivery of postgraduate programmes and courses, including new research.
  • Develop links with national and international organisations with a view to enhancing research and teaching in the School and in the subject area.
  • Act in a senior role within the School and/or subject area in administrative and other activities as directed by the Head of School/Subject.
  • Perform appropriate administrative duties within the School, College and University as may be reasonably requested by the Head of School/Subject.

Standard Terms & Conditions
The appointment will be subject to the whole powers and conditions of any Act of Parliament, Ordinances, and Law affecting the University. The appointment is a whole-time appointment, the Professor undertaking to accept paid outside work only with the prior consent of the University Court. This provision does not apply to examinerships and such other appointments as are incidental to the ordinary course of University business.

This appointment is being considered across Senior Lecturer, Reader and Professor criteria – applicants should therefore refer to this vacancy and 019656 and apply accordingly.

Salary will be within the professorial range –

The successful applicant will be eligible to join the Universities’ Superannuation Scheme. Further information regarding this scheme is available from the Superannuation Officer, who is also prepared to advise on questions relating to the transfer of superannuation benefits.

All research and related activities, including grants, donations, clinical trials, contract research, consultancy and commercialisation are required to be managed through the University’s relevant processes (e.g. contractual and financial), in accordance with the University Court’s policies.

Relocation assistance will be provided where appropriate.

How to apply

Apply online

Details of three referees should be included on the applicant information form – referees will be contacted for all short listed applicants.

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We strongly endorse the principles of Athena SWAN, including a supportive and flexible working environment, with commitment from all levels of the organisation in promoting gender equity.

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