Professor of Economic History (1928)

Cambridge, Cambridgeshire (GB)
05 Dec 2022
End of advertisement period
10 Jan 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

Job title: Professor of Economic History (1928)

Department/Location: Faculty of History

Reference: JJ34503

Closing date: 10 January 2023

The Board of Electors to the Professorship of Economic History (1928) invite applications for this Professorship from persons whose work falls within the general field of the Professorship to take up appointment on 1 October 2023, or as soon as possible thereafter.

Candidates will have an outstanding research record of international stature in economic history, and the vision, leadership, experience and enthusiasm to build on current strengths in maintaining and developing a leading research presence.  They will hold a PhD or equivalent postgraduate qualification.

Standard professorial duties include teaching and research, examining, supervision and administration.  The Professor will be based in Cambridge.  A competitive salary will be offered.

To apply online for this vacancy and to view further information about the role, please visit: 

Further information is available at: 
or contact the Human Resources, University Offices, The Old Schools, Cambridge, CB2 1TT, (email:

Applications, consisting of a letter of application, a statement of current and future research plans, a curriculum vitae, and a publications list, along with details of three referees should be made online no later than 10 January 2023. 

Informal enquiries may be directed to Professor Mary Laven, Chair of the Faculty of History and Convenor of Board of Electors:

Please quote reference JJ34503 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.

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