Professor and Head of Economics and Finance

Company:Portsmouth Business School, University of Portsmouth

Location:United Kingdom / Portsmouth

Discipline:Economics and Finance

Employment Type:Permanent Full-time

Posted:2020-03-23

Faculty of Business and Law

Portsmouth Business School – Economics and Finance

Professor and Head of Economics and Finance

Employment type:  Permanent

Employment basis:  Full time

Salary:  Competitive Salary

Position number:  ZZ600517

Date published:  12 March 2020

Closing date:  30 April 2020

Interview date:  08 June 2020

The University of Portsmouth is a dynamic and ambitious institution with a track record of success. One of only four universities in the south east of England to achieve a Gold rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework, it is also ranked 21st in the 2020 Guardian League Table University Guide, and 113th in the Times Higher Young University World Rankings.

The University of Portsmouth achieved the highest ‘Gold’ rating in the Teaching Excellence Framework (TEF) the UK government’s first assessment of teaching excellence in higher education. Portsmouth Business School has a track record of sustained excellence in teaching and research as evidenced by the consistently very high student satisfaction scores in the National Student Survey, the excellent employability record of our graduates, and the results of the Research Excellence Framework (REF2014) submission. The breadth and depth of our research was viewed by the REF2014 panel as having an outstanding and very significant impact in economic, social and policy-making terms, placing us in the top 10% for impact; 87.5% of our research environment was rated as internationally excellent; and 62% of our research as world-leading or internationally excellent. We offer a full range of degree programmes across business, management, accounting, finance and economics, including PhD and the Doctor of Business Administration (DBA) programme. We combine excellence in research and scholarship with considerable business and consultancy experience, and provide leadership in the development and dissemination of sustainable business and management practice.

We are seeking a dynamic individual who will provide informed, inspiring and decisive leadership to our Economics and Finance Group. You will be highly regarded in your discipline with a proven academic, professional and/or research profile and may already be a Professor or meet the University’s criteria for a Chair.

Situated at the heart of a historic waterfront city, the University contributes significantly to regional economic regeneration, raising aspirations and encouraging future generations to benefit from higher education.

The closing date for applications is midnight (GMT) 30 April 2020 with presentations and interviews taking place on 8 June 2020.

Applications from candidates who require sponsorship to work in the UK are welcome and will be considered alongside all other applications.

As an equal opportunities employer, we welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons and all appointments will be made on merit. As we are committed to the principles of the Race Equality Charter Mark, we would particularly welcome applications from the Black, Asian and Minority Ethnic (BAME) community who are currently under-represented at this level in this area.

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