Assistant Professor of Economics

University of Cambridge

United Kingdom

The Faculty of Economics at the University of Cambridge seeks applications for the University Assistant Professor position available from 1 September 2024. We are particularly interested in excellent candidates with an established record of research. The Faculty will also consider those who expect to have a PhD by September 2024.

The successful candidate will be expected to undertake teaching (which may be in the form of lectures, seminars and classes) and will also be expected to act as an examiner, as directed by the Faculty Board. They will also be expected to undertake research with a view to publication in the best international journals and to undertake administrative tasks as directed by the Faculty Board.

Candidates should hold or have submitted their PhD by September 2024. They should be able to demonstrate a potential for an effective contribution to teaching and to their subject in areas other than teaching, such as the management of research, and general contribution to their discipline and administration. They should also have achieved or demonstrated a potential to achieve international recognition for their research.

The appointment is subject to the Statutes and Ordinances of the University of Cambridge. Applications should include:

  • signed application cover sheet (CHRIS/6) (Parts I and III only)

  • CV;

  • outline of research plans;

  • full list of publications;

  • three sample pieces of major work;

  • teaching and research interests.

Candidates should ask their three nominated referees to submit their references directly to the Secretary of the Appointments Committee by the closing date.

We particularly welcome applications from women for this vacancy as they are currently under-represented at this level in our Faculty.

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Queries may be directed to the Secretary of the Selection Committee at

Please quote reference JH37862 on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

The University has a responsibility to ensure that all employees are eligible to live and work in the UK.

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