Senior Research Fellow in Economics - Global Priorities Institute

Updated: 8 months ago
Location: Oxford, ENGLAND
Deadline: 07 Nov 2019

Applications are invited for a full-time Senior Research Fellow in Economics to conduct research for the Global Priorities Institute. The Fellow will conduct research in line with the research agenda of the Global Priorities Institute, which can be found at

The post is fixed-term from the date of appointment for 4 years, and is anticipated to start September 2020 (flexible). The Fellow will be an Associate Member of the Department of Economics, one of the world’s leading Economics departments. GPI is currently located in the Manor Road building but anticipates moving to another office in central Oxford in the next year. You will have a desk at the Economics Department in the Manor Road Building as well as at GPI’s offices.

The Fellow will focus their research on producing papers to be submitted to top economics journals and will participate in related research activities, such as assisting in shaping GPI's research agenda, attending and presenting at internal seminars, working groups and external conferences and seminars, and assisting in the supervision of visiting graduate students.

The applicant is required to have a PhD either in economics or in a closely related discipline and combined with equivalent experience and expertise in economics. Also essential are experience of independent research, outstanding academic ability, and an excellent publication record. They must have the ability to independently plan and manage a research project. In addition, the fellow must possess specialist knowledge of and a genuine interest in global priorities research.

We welcome applications from researchers simultaneously applying to other faculty jobs who might complete a 1 or 2 year position at GPI before giving their notice early and taking up a faculty position. We particularly encourage applications from women, black and ethnic minority candidates, as these groups are underrepresented in economics.

Applications for this post are to be made online.

Applications are to be submitted no later than 12.00 noon on 7 November 2019.

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