Professor of Economics (30218-049)

Vacancy Type/Job category: Academic

Department: Economics

Salary: Competitive Salary

Location: University of Warwick, Coventry

Vacancy Overview:
Permanent, Full-time Position 

The Economics Department at Warwick has a global reputation for excellence in research and teaching. We continually seek to attract and retain a diverse mix of world leading academics to ensure we remain one of the top Economics Departments’ in Europe. 

We currently have vacancies for Professors in any field within Economics. 

Applicants should have an outstanding international reputation within the discipline with a proven record of publishing in high quality, top ranked journals. Research active, applicants should have clear and ambitious plans for future research and be able to demonstrate that their outstanding research will result in further world leading publications. 
Applicants should be able to evidence that they are able to provide leadership in advancing research and teaching, with the ability to be involved in effective departmental administration and are able to contribute to strategic decision making within the Department. 

In support of your application, you will be required to provide evidence of your published research papers and references. 

For informal enquiries regarding these roles, please contact the Departmental HR Officer in the first instance: 

The department is an inclusive environment committed to the career development of all staff. We strive for equality of opportunity for all and aim to increase female representation in the Economics discipline at Warwick. To support this aim we strongly encourage applications from women 

Closing date: 11:59pm on 7 May 2019

It is expected that the successful candidate/s will be available to start on 1 September 2019, however, some flexibility will be afforded for the right candidate.


To undertake research of international quality, in addition to teaching on Undergraduate and Postgraduate programmes and contributing to administrative duties within the Economics Department. 

Duties and Responsibilities 

Under the direction of the Head of Department, applicants will be expected to: 

1. To undertake and lead research in Economics at an international level. 

2. To seek to publish in journals which are well regarded internationally. 

3. To teach and lead on programmes in the Department of Economics. 

4. To undertake reasonable administrative duties within the Department and to play a leading part in the life of the Department. 


Person Specification
The Person Specification focuses on the knowledge, skills, experience and qualifications required to undertake the role effectively. This is measured by (a) Application Form, (b) Test/Exercise, (c) Interview, (d) Presentation.

Essential Criteria 1: PhD or equivalent in Economics (a)
Essential Criteria 2: An outstanding record of sustained publication in Economics of high international quality. (a) (c)
Essential Criteria 3: Able to provide significant research leadership in Economics (a) (c) (d)
Essential Criteria 4: Able and willing to contribute to the high quality of teaching on the Undergraduate and Postgraduate programmes within the Department of Economics (a) (c)
Essential Criteria 5: Willingness to contribute to the administration and general life of the Department. (a) (c)
Essential Criteria 6: Able to take on a significant leadership role within the Department. (c)
Essential Criteria 7: Support junior colleagues through the academic probation process (a) (c)


Further Particulars
For further information about the University of Warwick, please read ourUniversity Further Particulars

For further information about the department, please visit the departmental website

The University of Warwick provides an inclusive working and learning environment, recognising and respecting every individual’s differences. We welcome applications from individuals who identify with any of the protected characteristics defined by the Equality Act 2010. 

Right to work in the UK 
If you do not yet have the right to work in the UK and/ or are seeking sponsorship under Tier 2 of the UK points-based immigration system 
please click on this link which contains further information about obtaining right to work in the UK and details about eligibility for sponsorship under Tier 2. 

Closing Date: 7 May 2019

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