Chair in Macroeconomics



Job description

York, England

Salary: Professorial Salary Scale: Competitive remuneration package commensurate with experience

The Department of Economics and Related Studies is ranked among the top 100 economics departments in the world and in the top 10 in the UK. Core to the success of our Department has been the research undertaken in our Macroeconomics & Finance cluster and the MSc Finance. This Chair appointment will provide a leadership role for these activities and consolidate and develop the international reputation of macroeconomic research conducted at York.

The Role

You will undertake a key role in the Department, strengthening the research work in the area of Macroeconomics & Finance. Current areas of strength include asset pricing, financial econometrics and macro-finance as demonstrated by the activities of the Centre for Applied Macro-Finance (CAMF). You will also hold a strong commitment to the promotion of excellence in research, and in teaching and learning. You will be joining a collegiate environment led be a community of academics, dedicated to delivering high quality research, teaching and outreach.

Key requirements:

  • PhD in relevant field
  • Outstanding and internationally recognised knowledge of relevant subject area
  • Ability to define, lead, manage and attract funds for internationally excellent research
  • Proven leadership and managerial skills
  • Ability to manage and interact with staff and students at all levels
  • Contribute to broadening the strategic development of the Department
  • Substantial publication record in leading peer-reviewed journals
  • Significant and sustained in securing research grants and other external funding

Closing date: 4 August 2019

Interviews are scheduled to be held in York on 16 September 2019

The position offers a competitive remuneration package commensurate with experience. Details of the professorial scale are available from the HR Department.

How to apply

To Apply

Informal enquiries may be directed to the Head of Department, Professor Jo Swaffield ([email protected])

Why York

The University of York is a highly successful institution with a strong commitment to excellence in research and teaching. A member of the prestigious Russell Group, we are a dynamic, research-intensive university. The Department of Economics and Related Studies is one of the largest economics departments in the country, we offer a great diversity of research expertise and research-led teaching. Our academic community of staff, students and visitors is both intellectually vibrant and international in perspective.

The Department and University is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community – a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, staff engagement forums, campus facilities and services to support staff from different backgrounds.

Further information about the Department, and the programmes we offer, please see:

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