ULSTER UNIVERSITY

Professor/Reader in Agri-Food Economics

Location
Northern Ireland
Posted
06 Dec 2017
End of advertisement period
05 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

Ulster University Business School

Ulster University Agri-Food Business Development Centre

Professor/Reader in Agri-Food Economics

Join us as we realise our ambition to become the leading centre for agri-food entrepreneurial education, research and impact in the UK. 

Ulster is a university in the top 3% globally, where excellence in teaching is underpinned by world-leading research. Ranked as one of the world’s top 150 young universities and in the top 25% of UK universities for overall research, Ulster is ambitious, forward-thinking and outward-looking. 
Our Agri-Food Business Development Centre develops research and business competencies that help stakeholders improve innovation and competitiveness along the agri-food supply chain. In addition, the Centre focuses on the impact of food choice on society, addressing issues related to consumer behaviour, public health, safety and welfare. 

The Centre is part of an exciting programme of investment in new infrastructure and initiatives driven by a five-year strategic vision to deliver a university that is sustainable and innovative with a strong international reputation.

We are seeking to appoint a number of outstanding academics to drive forward the work of the Agri-Food Business Development Centre. This is an exciting opportunity to be part of an initiative which could help transform the important agri-food sector. This post is permanent.

Location: Jordanstown campus.

Attractive reward package including a competitive starting salary, pension scheme and financial assistance with relocation. 

Closing date for applications: 5 January 2018. 

For more information about this opportunity visit: www.ulster.ac.uk/jobs

The University is an equal opportunities employer and welcomes applicants from all sections of the community, particularly from those with disabilities.

Appointment will be made on merit.