Professor of Economics, King’s Business School

King’s College London is one of the top 10 UK universities (2018 QS World University Rankings) and the fourth oldest university in England, with over 31,000 students (including more than 12,800 postgraduates) from some 150 countries, and over 8,500 employees. King’s Business School is the ninth and newest faculty located in the iconic Bush House in the heart of London, a hub for engagement with business, the City, social enterprise, government and the public sector. King’s Business School attracts students from over 80 countries into our undergraduate and specialist MSc programmes.
Our Business School is one of the top ten ranked centres for the study of management and business in the UK. The Economics group has grown rapidly over the past few years and contains a growing cluster of economists who are highly active in a number of research areas in applied microeconomics and political economy, labour economics and macroeconomics. In order to achieve our future ambitions we are now looking to recruit a Professor of Economics to add significantly to the Economics Subject Group’s research and teaching capacity and take a leading role in promoting the visibility of Economics at King’s. We are looking for a distinguished scholar who already has an outstanding international profile in the field of economics.
The School places a premium on international levels of scholarship and research excellence and you will be expected to play a role in the standing and development of the Group in this regard. The successful candidate will contribute both to excellent teaching and development of our undergraduate and postgraduate programmes. The successful candidate will be expected to strengthen the Business School’s research capacity and will require a publication list that includes peer reviewed articles published in leading relevant journals. In addition, applicants must have substantial experience in supervising doctoral research students. The person appointed will be expected to carry their share of administrative duties within the Business School.
King’s Business School is committed to ensuring an inclusive interview process and will reimburse up to £250 towards any additional care costs (for a dependent child or adult) incurred as a result of attending an interview for this position.
The selection process will include a panel interview and a presentation.
For an informal discussion to find out more about the role please contact: James Ralphs via email at
To apply, please go to: and register with the King’s College London application portal and complete your application online.
Closing date: Midnight on 15th April 2019.