JOE - October 2012

London School of Economics and Political Science
Chair / Reader in Economics
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Chair / Reader in Economics
Section: 3 -- International:Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: London, other, United Kingdom
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Deadline Date: 10/24/2012

JOE ID Number: 201210_397370

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Applications are invited for the post of Chair / Reader of Economics in the Department of Economics. The post is expected to commence on 1 September 2013.

At Chair level, applications are sought from outstanding candidates of acknowledged international standing in their field with a substantial history of influential publications in top-ranked journals. You will have a track record of intellectual leadership and a dynamic, forward-looking research agenda. You will be expected to contribute towards the scholarship and intellectual life of the School and provide academic leadership within the Department. The Department is particularly interested in candidates who will complement its existing fields of research and teaching expertise.

At Reader level, you will have an emerging international reputation through significant contribution to your field and an outstanding contribution to research both proven and potential. You will have a track record of publishing your research in top-ranked journals.

You will have a PhD in a relevant subject.

Further information about the Department and its research strengths can be found at

Chair: To be determined by the Director. Salary scale starts at GBP64,958 (pay award pending).

Reader: Salary scale starts at GBP56,925, plus market supplement (pay award pending).
Application Instructions:

For further information and to complete your personal details please go to and select Visit the ONLINE RECRUITMENT SYSTEM web page. Under Vacancy Type, select Academic from the drop down menu and click on Search. Please note that you must complete your personal details on our Online Recruitment System. To do this, please click on the apply button in the bottom left hand corner of the vacancy summary screen. You will not be prompted to attach any supporting documents on the online system. Your CV and supporting documents should be sent directly to the Department of Economics. For full details, please read the How to Apply document, which can be found on the Online Recruitment System. The closing date for receipt of applications is the 24th October 2012 (midnight, UK time). Regrettably, we are unable to accept any late applications. We value diversity and are keen to promote equality at all levels.

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