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Chair in Finance

Economics and Related Studies
Based at
University of York - Heslington Campus
Hours of work
Contract status
Current minimum 62,585 a year
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Role Description

The Department of Economics and Related Studies is ranked among the top 100 economics departments in the world and in the top 10 in the UK. Core to the success of our Department has been the research undertaken in our Macroeconomics & Finance cluster and the MSc Finance. This Chair in Finance will further strengthen the research work in Macroeconomics & Finance consolidating and extending our international reputation as a world-class and vibrant research environment.

The Role
You will undertake a key role in the Department, strengthening the research work in the area of Macroeconomics & Finance. Current areas of strength include asset pricing, financial econometrics and macro-finance as demonstrated by the activities of the Centre for Applied Macro-Finance (CAMF). You will also hold a strong commitment to the promotion of excellence in research, and in teaching & learning. You will be joining a collegiate environment led be a community of academics, dedicated to delivering high quality research, teaching and outreach.

Key Requirements:

  • PhD in Economic, Finance or related area
  • Outstanding and internationally recognised knowledge of relevant subject area
  • Ability to define, lead, manage and attract funds for internationally excellent research
  • Proven leadership and managerial skills
  • Ability to manage and interact with staff and students at all levels and to contribute to broadening the strategic development of the Department
  • Substantial publication record in leading peer-reviewed journals
  • Significant and sustained success in accessing research grants and other external funding

Closing date: 8 April 2018
Interviews are schedule to be held in York on 17 May 2018

Salary will be commensurate with experience, current minimum £62,585 a year

To Apply
Informal enquiries may be directed to the Head of Department, Professor Jo Swaffield (

Why York
The University of York is a highly successful institution with a strong commitment to excellence in research and teaching. A member of the prestigious Russell Group, we are a dynamic, research-intensive university. The Department of Economics and Related Studies is one of the largest economics departments in the country, we offer a great diversity of research expertise and research-led teaching. Our academic community of staff, students and visitors is both intellectually vibrant and international in perspective.

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Why York?

York is one of the most successful universities in the UK.

With world-class activity across the spectrum from the physical sciences, life sciences, and social sciences to the humanities, we have been recognised as one of the top 100 universities in the world, gaining outstanding results in official assessments of our research and teaching.