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Associate Professor in Economics x2

Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose

UCL, Gower Street, London, UK


  • Posted on: 02nd Nov 2021
  • Salary: £58,404 - £63,483 per annum
  • REF: 1879864
  • Closes: 30th November 2021
  • Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
  • Hours: Full Time, Part Time

Duties and Responsibilities

The Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose (IIPP) is a department within UCL and part of The Bartlett faculty, known internationally for its radical thinking about space, design and sustainability. The work of the UCL Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose (IIPP) is influencing global policy decisions and creating new policy collaborations to deliver public value-driven innovations.

UCLs Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose (IIPP) is seeking two Associate Professors in Economics and one of the post-holders will become Head of Policy. As Head of Policy will lead the rapidly growing Policy team at IIPP, overseeing its growth and direction, the quality of its output, the management of the team and its contribution to the development of IIPP Policy portfolio. As Associate Professor, will support the growth of IIPP through conducting high quality research, teaching, outreach and policy engagement activities in the field of public policy relevant to IIPPs research agenda. Both roles will provide senior strategic leadership at IIPP.

These positions are initially until 31st July 2023 and further funding might become available.

Key Requirements

The ideal candidate will have a PhD or substantial expertise and a track record in economics, with specialization in public economics, macroeconomic policy or similar.

UCL pays a relocation supplement of 9,000 to newly appointed academic staff (lecturer through to Professor) & senior administrative staff (Grades 9 and 10) who have to relocate their home to take up an appointment. For further details check Relocation Scheme.

Further Details

A job description and person specification can be accessed at the bottom of this page.

To apply for the vacancy please click on the Apply Now button below.

If you have any queries regarding the vacancy or about the application process, or would like to discuss the position, please contact Tania Alcantarilla (t.alcantarilla@ucl.ac.uk).

If you have any difficulty with the application process, please take a look at the Frequently Asked Questions at http://bit.ly/1oUfohQ. If you cannot find the answer, please contact iipp-admin@ucl.ac.uk and an appropriate person will respond as quickly as possible.

We particularly welcome female applicants and those from an ethnic minority, as they are under-represented within UCL at this level.

We will consider applications to work on a part-time, flexible and job share basis wherever possible.

Closing Date

30 Nov 2021

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This appointment is subject to UCL Terms and Conditions of Service for Academic Staff.

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