Sanjaya Lall Visiting Professorship of Business and Development

     
EmployerUniversity of Oxford
Social Sciences Division in association with Green Templeton College
Published20 March 2017
Closing Date22 May 2017
WorkplaceOxford, South East England, UK
CategoryBusiness / Economics
Social Sciences
PositionProfessorship

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Sanjaya Lall Visiting Professorship of Business and Development

Social Sciences Division in association with Green Templeton College, Oxford

Salary: A stipend of £35,000 for one Trinity Term is payable

Following a generous gift from the Sanjaya Lall Memorial Fund, the University invites applications for the Sanjaya Lall Visiting Professorship of Business and Development. The appointment of the Visiting Professor is intended to be made for Trinity Term 2018 (16 April 2018 to 16 June 2018).

The Visiting Professor will be resident in Oxford for Trinity Term of the academic year and will be hosted by a department in the Social Sciences Division.

The Visiting Professorship will be in the area of Business and Development, broadly defined. The successful candidate will have an outstanding international reputation in scholarship and research and will be intellectually eminent in the field of Development Economics and business in emerging markets. In the spirit of Sanjaya Lall, the successful candidate should demonstrate the ability to adapt theory to understand novel research questions and methodologies. In addition to focusing on the problems of economic development and technology transfer in developing countries, the candidate should also show a strong flair for formulating strategic policy responses. The candidate will be willing to contribute to the growth of his or her subject area in Oxford. The Visiting Professor will also be expected to deliver at least one public lecture and to participate in seminars, workshops and conferences.

A stipend of £35,000 for one Trinity Term is payable. This stipend is intended to be a supplement to the postholder’s current salary. No additional research or travel expenses will be provided.

Applications are to be made online: for further details please see the further particulars document below.

The closing date for applications is 12.00 noon on Monday 22 May 2017.

Applications are particularly welcome from women and black and minority ethnic candidates, who are under-represented in academic posts in Oxford.

Contact Person : Personnel Administrator Vacancy ID : 127973

Contact Number : Closing Date : 22-May-2017

Contact Email : vacancies [at] socsci[.]ox[.]ac.uk


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