JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2015 - July 31, 2015

University of Cambridge

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Faculty of Economics
Readership in Development Economics

JOE ID Number: 2015-01_111452990
Date Posted: 04/17/2015
Date Inactive: 05/20/2015
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Readership in Development Economics
Section: International:Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Cambridge, UNITED KINGDOM
JEL Classification: O1 -- Economic Development
Development Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Faculty of Economics seeks applications for a Readership in Development Economics which is a permanent senior position and is available from 1 September 2015.

Candidates must be able to demonstrate evidence of international recognition and excellence in research/scholarship with reference to originality, contribution to the advancement of knowledge and reputation; the successful candidate will be expected to publish in the best international journals and must have a proven capacity to take a leadership role. It is envisaged that the successful applicant will play a leading role in the research programme of the Faculty.

Further information and the generic role profile for a Readership at Cambridge can be found at

To submit an application for this vacancy, please go to and click on the ‘Apply online’ button at the bottom of the page. This will route you to the University’s Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form. The deadline for applications is 20 May 2015.

Three letters of reference will be sought upon receipt of application.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
  • Letters of Reference Instructions Below
Application deadline: 05/20/2015
Reference Instructions:
Three letters of reference will be requested upon receipt of the candidates application through our Web Recruitment System with instructions on how to submit reports.