Professor and Head of Economics and Finance

Portsmouth, Hampshire (GB)
20 Apr 2017
End of advertisement period
29 May 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Portsmouth Business School
Economics and Finance
Professor and Head of Economics and Finance
Employment type:  Permanent
Employment basis:  Full time
Salary: Competitive salary
Post number: ZZ600517
Closing date: 29 May 2017
Interview date: 05 and 06 July 2017

Portsmouth Business School has a track record of sustained excellence in teaching and research as evidenced by the consistently high student satisfaction scores in the National Student Survey, the excellent employability record of our graduates, and the results of the Research Excellence Framework (REF) in 2014, which positioned the School in the top third of the submissions in Business and Management in terms of research power and in the top 10% for impact. We offer a full range of degree programmes across economics and finance, accounting and financial management, law, business and management, including the Doctor of Business Administration (DBA). We combine excellence in research and scholarship with considerable business and consultancy experience, and provide leadership in the development and dissemination of sustainable business and management practice.
We are seeking a dynamic individual who will provide informed, inspiring and decisive leadership to our Economics and Finance Group. The Head role is for an initial period of 5 years renewable. You will be highly regarded in your discipline with a proven academic, professional and/or research profile and may already be a Professor or meet the University’s criteria for a Chair.
The University of Portsmouth has a strong reputation for teaching excellence and for staff and student satisfaction, alongside internationally excellent research strengths.  Situated at the heart of a historic waterfront city, the University contributes significantly to economic regeneration in the city and its region, raising aspirations and encouraging future generations to benefit from higher education.
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For an informal conversation please contact Professor Gioia Pescetto, Dean of Portsmouth Business School, at or phone on 023 9284 4057.

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