Hunter Research Foundation Chair in Regional Economics

Newcastle (LGA), Hunter Region (AU)
30 Nov 2016
End of advertisement period
19 Dec 2016
Academic Discipline
Business & Economics
Contract Type
Full Time

University of Newcastle, Australia

The University of Newcastle stands as a global leader distinguished by a commitment to equity and excellence and to creating a better future for its regions through a focus on innovation and impact.

As part of its ‘NeW Futures’ strategic plan, the University of Newcastle  is committed to appointing four new Professors to the Faculty of Business and Law, including the Hunter Research Foundation Chair in Regional Economics, who will support its strong performance in delivering, research excellence, industry collaboration, student satisfaction and community engagement.

The Hunter Research Foundation Chair in Regional Economics will have a research doctorate, an international profile and a discipline focus on local strengths and stakeholder interests. A strong record of quality publications, with an emphasis in applied research, research impact and innovative teaching is essential.

The position offers the opportunity to be part of an energised Business School, including leading the development of a relevant disciplinary focus and collaborating in interdisciplinary research related to regional economics around the University’s four global impact clusters.

The University is at the centre of the dynamic regeneration of the Newcastle region, reflected in the Business School’s imminent move into its new $95m purpose-built landmark precinct in the Newcastle city centre.

For a confidential conversation and information on the application process, please contact Dr Dennis Feeney of Odgers Berndtson on+61 (0)2 8905 3722 or

Closing Dates for Applications is Monday 19 December 2016.