Postdoctoral Research Associate in Macroeconomics/Econometrics/Micro Theory

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University of Liverpool

Liverpool, Liverpool, United Kingdom

Application Deadline
£35,327 to £40,928

QUIS, AACSB and AMBA accredited with its full-time MBA ranked in The Economist top 100, the University of Liverpool Management School is an international management school that benefits from Liverpool’s standing as a founding member of the Russell Group of the UK’s leading research-intensive universities and from its location in a city known the world over for its culture and commerce.

Formed in 2002 through the bringing together of a number of well-established departments and research groups in the University of Liverpool, the School provides a world-leading environment for research, and management and leadership education. The pursuit of research which is internationally recognised for excellence in its originality, significance and rigour is central to the culture of the School, as is delivery of a strong student experience. Since 2016, with the development of the UoL Strategy 2026 with its focus on research excellence across the University, and the appointment of a new Dean, Professor Julia Balogun, in 2015, ULMS has significantly accelerated its investment in an enhanced research environment supporting a critical mass of faculty capable of delivering against the School’s world-class research ambition. ULMS is now fulfilling its vision as a globally connected Management School advancing influential knowledge leadership through our transformative research and teaching to better business and society.

Over the last four years, ULMS has engaged in extensive recruitment of academic and professional services staff, expanding into a state-of-the-art extension, including a trading room. The School has 230 academic and research staff, supported by 80 professional services colleagues. Echoing the City of Liverpool’s reputation for friendliness and an outward looking orientation, ULMS provides a strongly collegial, international and intellectually vibrant interdisciplinary environment, including a thriving doctoral research community of over 140 PhD students.

The Economics Subject Group is seeking to appoint up to two Postdoctoral Research Associates (PDRAs), working either in the area of Macroeconomics, Econometrics or Micro Theory.

As a PDRA, you will:

  • Carry out research of a world leading standard in your area of expertise;
  • Present your research at international conferences;
  • Disseminate it through policy-oriented platforms;
  • Prepare papers for submission to world leading journals (65% of your time).
  • Contribute to administrative research activities of the Group such as organizing workshops and reading groups (5%).
  • Contribute to teaching on our Economics and Business Economics programmes (30%)

You will possess a PhD (or be close to completion) in any relevant area of Economics.

You will be able to articulate a clear plan of research that is consistent with future publication in world leading journals. You will also be an inspiring teacher and have excellent interpersonal skills.

The Economics Group offers an active and engaging research environment and the successful candidate is expected to be present on-site in our Liverpool campus to fully contribute to the environment.

Informal enquiries to Professor Oliver de Groot, email:

Presentations and interviews scheduled for Tuesday 12th July 2022

The post is available on a fixed term basis from 1st September 2022 until 31st August 2023

The University has the right to close the vacancy early if it is deemed that there have been enough applications received.


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