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Professor/Reader In Development Economics
Oxford Road, Manchester

Job reference: HUM-12778

Location: Oxford Road, Manchester

Closing date (DD/MM/YYYY): 30/11/2018

Salary: Professorial scale

Employment type: Permanent

Faculty/Organisation: Humanities

School/ Directorate: Global Development Institute

Hours per week: Full Time

Contract Duration: The post is tenable from April 2019 or as soon as possible thereafte

The University of Manchester seeks to appoint an outstanding individual who will enable The Global Development Institute to develop further its contribution to knowledge and research-led postgraduate teaching and research.

You will contribute to GDI’s aim to develop a keener focus on key areas within its research portfolio by building research partnerships both within the School of Environment, Education and Development and across The University of Manchester and beyond, resulting in successful research bids.

Applications are particularly encouraged from candidates whose work addresses the challenges of growth and distribution, but candidates with a strong research profile in any area of development economics (including both macro- and micro-economics) will be considered.  The person appointed will be expected to pursue research in their areas of specialisation and play a leading role in developing GDI’s research in development economics, in collaboration with development economists in the School of Social Sciences and elsewhere within the University.

Interviews are likely to be held in January 2019.

Salary will be within the reader or professorial salary scale according to relevant experience.

As an equal opportunities employer we welcome applicants from all sections of the community regardless of gender, ethnicity, disability, sexual orientation and transgender status.  All appointments are made on merit.

Please note that we are unable to respond to enquiries, accept CVs or applications from Recruitment Agencies

Enquiries about the vacancy, shortlisting and interviews:


Technical support:


Tel: 0161 850 2004

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Tel: 0161 275 4499

This vacancy will close for applications at midnight on the closing date

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