The Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose (IIPP) is a department within UCL and part of The Bartlett faculty, known internationally for its radical thinking about space, design and sustainability. The work of the UCL Institute for Innovation and Public Purpose (IIPP) is influencing global policy making and creating new policy collaborations to deliver public value-driven innovations.
The Institute is seeking Associate Professor in Economics.
The main purpose of this role is to support the growth of IIPP through conducting cutting edge research, teaching, outreach, and policy engagement activities in economics. The post holder will provide senior strategic leadership at IIPP as Head of Research.
The Associate Professor will be active in fundraising for externally funded research and policy-oriented projects and be actively engaged in IIPP’s teaching programmes. She or he should be able to represent the IIPP internationally at academic conferences and policy meetings.
The position presents an excellent opportunity to shape an innovative field of practice-based research, influence policy at the highest levels, and contribute more broadly to a fast paced and rapidly growing academic department.
The ideal candidate should have a PhD degree in a relevant discipline or equivalent experience and a track record in economics. The appointee will be a leading academic of the highest international calibre, with an outstanding record in working with policy, business and third sector actors.
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