University of Liverpool Management School
Chair in Economic Theory
Salary: Competitive
Location: Liverpool, United Kingdom

As the original “redbrick,” the University of Liverpool occupies a unique and respected position within the United Kingdom’s Higher Education sector. It is host to in excess of 35,000 students and over 2,000 staff who are drawn from all over the globe. The University of Liverpool is a highly ambitious institution with an exceptional infrastructure for research, teaching and knowledge exchange. Whilst it continues to build upon its world-class status, it equally recognises that widening student participation is one of its key functions which has led to it being recognised as a leader in this area.

The University of Liverpool’s Management School is accredited by EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA. Its full time MBA is in The Economist top 100 and since the arrival of the Dean, Julia Balogun in 2015, its staff numbers have grown to over 200 academics who are supported by 80 professional services staff. It enjoys excellent relationships with external businesses and organisations across the region, which is further enhanced by the City’s position as one of the fastest growing centre outside London in the UK. It has a broad student offering at both under-graduate and post-graduate levels which includes specialist programmes such as an MBA in the Football and Horse-Racing Industries respectively.

The Economics Group is both dynamic and friendly. It comprises of 35 members of staff and 17 PhD students and delivers both under-graduate and post-graduate provision. Its research in Industrial Economics, Macroeconomic Analysis and Policy and Statistical modelling via “Big Data” are all world class and it makes a considerable contribution to policy issues and works in close proximity with a range of global financial institutions.

The role of Chair in Economic Theory represents an exciting opportunity to join the Group. Candidates should possess an outstanding research profile in Economic Theory, including publications in leading Journals globally. They will be enthused by the contribution that they can make to the life of the School and also have a keen appetite to work with junior colleagues and students alike. Strong teaching skills are required as is a track record in competitive grant capture.

For an informal and confidential discussion, please speak with our advisors at Berwick Partners.

Elizabeth James


Tel: 0121 654 5924

Clare Bromley

Principal Researcher

Tel: 0121 654 5915

Closing date for applications: 29th January at 9am

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