Reader/Professor in Macroeconomics

Queen Mary University of London School of Economics and Finance

Reader/Professor in Macroeconomics

Department: School of Economics & Finance
Salary: £58,378 (Grade 7)
Reference: QMUL28704
Location: Mile End
Date posted: 19 August 2022
Closing date: 15 December 2022

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About the role

The School of Economics and Finance at Queen Mary University of London invites applications from scholars of international distinction for appointments in Macroeconomics. The position can be filled at the level of Reader or Professor (equivalent to Associate Professor and Full Professor).

About You

You will be expected to contribute significantly to the development of the School’s research strategies, to be active in attracting research income and generating research impact, and to play a full role in both undergraduate and postgraduate teaching, as well as in PhD supervision. You must have a PhD in Economics/Finance, and / or relevant professional qualification and / or equivalent professional experience, together with a track record of high-quality research appropriate to the level of appointment, and clear and ambitious plans for future research. You should also have experience of delivering teaching and assessment. Candidates at the Professor level are expected to have an ability to contribute to the strategic development of the School including mentoring junior colleagues.

About the School

The School of Economics and Finance is highly regarded as one of the top economics and finance departments in the UK. The School ranked 4th in Economics in the UK REF2021 on research outputs; 1st on social mobility in Economics based on the IFS/Sutton Trust 2021 report; and 1st among research-intensive London institutions for overall student satisfaction in Economics, according to the 2019-22 National Student Surveys. The School is committed to delivering research-led economics education across its UG, PG, and Degree Apprenticeship programmes.

About Queen Mary

At Queen Mary University of London, we believe that a diversity of ideas helps us achieve the previously unthinkable.

Throughout our history, we’ve fostered social justice and improved lives through academic excellence. And we continue to live and breathe this spirit today, not because it’s simply ‘the right thing to do’ but for what it helps us achieve and the intellectual brilliance it delivers.

We continue to embrace diversity of thought and opinion in everything we do, in the belief that when views collide, disciplines interact, and perspectives intersect, truly original thought takes form.


We offer competitive salaries, access to a generous pension scheme, 30 days’ leave per annum (pro-rata for part-time/fixed-term), a season ticket loan scheme and access to a comprehensive range of personal and professional development opportunities. In addition, we offer a range of work life balance and family friendly, inclusive employment policies, flexible working arrangements, and campus facilities including an on-site nursery at the Mile End campus.

The posts are based at the Mile End Campus in London. They are full time, permanent appointments, with an expected start date of September 2023 and search will be ongoing until the position is filled. Salaries are internationally competitive and not less than £58,378 per annum (Reader) inclusive of London Allowance, with the potential for significant market supplement to reflect current market conditions. Professorial salaries will be commensurate with level, skills and experience.

Queen Mary’s commitment to our diverse and inclusive community is embedded in our appointments processes. Reasonable adjustments will be made at each stage of the recruitment process for any candidate with a disability. We are open to considering applications from candidates wishing to work flexibly.

We particularly welcome applications from women, BAME and other applicants who are currently underrepresented in the School.

Application process

Candidates must complete an on-line application form on this link. Please indicate the level of the role you are applying for in the application form. Review of applications will be ongoing and continue until the position is filled, and no later than 15 December 2022 .

For Informal enquiries about the position please contact Head of School Professor Jason Sturgess at

Valuing Diversity & Committed to Equality

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