University of Kent
2 Full Professors in Economics: Macroeconomics and Applied Micro/Econometrics
University of Kent
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Application deadline: Jan 28
Location: Kent, United Kingdom
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2 Full Professors in Economics: Macroeconomics and Applied Micro/Econometrics

Location: United Kingdom
Position Type: Full Professor
Salary: Professorial Salaries commence at £63,287, but your Salary will be set subject to negotiation and need not be a constraint for the right candidate.
Deadline: Jan 28, 2018

The University of Kent seeks candidates for two senior positions on Economics. We are seeking well-established and high profile researchers to fill two senior positions, one in Macroeconomics and a second in an applied filed of Microeconomics or Microeconometrics.

Professor of Applied Microeconomics/Econometrics

Job Description:
The School of Economics at the University of Kent invites applications from scholars of international distinction for a Professorial appointment in Applied Microeconomics or Microeconometrics at the University of Kent. We particularly welcome candidates who possess a strong command of micro-econometrics and whose work demonstrates excellence in the application of econometric technique to microeconomic research questions.

This post is a unique opportunity for the successful candidate to make his or her mark on Economics at Kent and the wider world. The post holder will be tasked with providing a focus and leadership in applied microeconomics research in the School and to work with colleagues to develop the Microeconomics research group at Kent.

If you require further information regarding the post please contact the Head of Economics: Dr Alastair Bailey: a.bailey@kent.ac.uk Telephone: 01227 823277

Professor of Macroeconomics

Job Description:
The School of Economics at the University of Kent invites applications from scholars of international distinction for a Chair (Full Professorship) or Readership (equivalent to Associate Professorship) in Macroeconomics at the University of Kent.

The successful candidate's research and leadership will further develop the School and the macroeconomics research area organised within MaGHiC. You will have a clear international profile and reputation for excellence and an outstanding record of publications that have demonstrable impact in the broad field of macroeconomics.

You will be expected to contribute significantly to the development of the School’s research strategy, to be active in attracting research funding, and to play a full role in both undergraduate and postgraduate teaching including PhD supervision. A proven ability to provide wider School leadership is also essential.

If you require further information regarding the post please contact the Chair of the Search Committee: Professor Miguel León-Ledesma (m.a.leon-ledesma@kent.ac.uk).

The University of Kent School of Economics

The School has a strong research culture having been placed 16th in RAE 2008 and 21st on Research Power in REF 2014. The School is proud that it is both highly ranked and regarded in the UK and the School has significant ambitions to further develop on its core strengths and reputation. Our reputation extends into teaching and learning and we have ensured that the School has been placed highly in a number of external league tables and is keen to retain this strong performance.

The School currently has a faculty of 36 staff and is home to approximately 650 Undergraduate, 30 Masters and 40 PhD students. We have a developed 4 year PhD programme which helps to provide exiting opportunities for rewarding research collaborations between faculty and students.

A number of strong new appointments have been made in recent years and this has led to a growing reputation in several fields of research. In particular, applied microeconomics and microeconomic theory, macroeconomics and finance, economic development, behavioural economics and networks, agricultural economics and the School has strong links to European and international research organisations and contributes to important economic policy debates. The School is seeking to further develop this research base and to build additional capacity in applied microeconomics and econometrics. The School of Economics also plays a core role in the Faculty of Social Sciences.

The School is situated on the attractive University Campus in Canterbury in the heart of Kent. Canterbury has excellent links to London and the nearby Continent while the city itself is also a very attractive place to live and work.

For the Microeconomics/Econometrics position please search vacancy reference SS1254
For the Macroeconomics position please search vacancy reference SS1308.

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