Chair in Economics (Labour Economics and Applied Microeconometrics)
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 current and future success of our Department is the research undertaken in our Applied Micro-Econometric research (AME) cluster. This Chair appointment will provide additional research leadership for the activities of AME, and consolidate and deepen the international reputation of Applied Micro-Econometric research (AME) cluster at York.
You will undertake a key role in the Department, strengthening the research work in the area of Applied Micro-Econometric research (AME) cluster. The cluster has currently 10 active researchers and includes a mix of professors, lecturers and post-doc research associates. You will also hold a strong commitment to the promotion of excellence in research, and in teaching and learning. You will be joining a collegiate environment led be a community of academics, dedicated to delivering high quality research, teaching and outreach. Our research brings together interests in family and labour economics and strong concern for the robustness and methodological rigour of the research process. Current areas of strength include child human capital, social networks, evaluation of policy interventions, parental investments, health and income inequalities, education, institutions, conflict and crime.
Closing date: 10/11/19
The position offers a competitive remuneration package commensurate with experience. Details of the professorial scale are available from the HR Department.
Informal enquiries may be directed to the Head of Department, Professor Jo Swaffield (firstname.lastname@example.org)
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The University is committed to promoting a diverse and inclusive community – a place where we can all be ourselves and succeed on merit. We offer a range of family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, staff engagement forums, campus facilities and services to support staff from different backgrounds.
A place where we can ALL be ourselves #EqualityatYork
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