Dragon Capital Chair in Biodiversity Economics

Ref: 4272

University of Exeter

Exeter, United Kingdom

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Role Managed by:

Yana Shevkirova

Research Associate

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Primary Practice Group: Higher Education and Research

Salary & Benefits: Commensurate with experience

Closing Date: 20/09/2019

Formal Interview Date: October 2019

The University of Exeter is a highly ambitious, global institution. A member of the Russell Group and holder of a Gold TEF Award, it has placed consistently in the top ten in the UK and thrives by combining world-class, meaningful research with excellent, innovative education to over 20,000 students, and contributing over £1bn in economic impact. The University’s clear, strong values, unique sense of community and clarity of strategic intent have contributed to its position and ability to sustain itself as one of the top 150 universities in the world.

The University of Exeter Business School has risen to become one of the UK’s leading institutions. Sustained investment and a genuine commitment to excellence in both research and education is creating an innovative and dynamic community addressing the major challenges confronting businesses and society. Nearly 300 academic and professional colleagues are working together to continue this ambitious trajectory, aspiring to be a global centre of excellence.

With a significant investment by Dragon Capital and the University of Exeter, the Business School now seeks to appoint the Dragon Capital Chair in Biodiversity Economics to address the central question of how individuals and organisations value natural resources. An internationally recognised scholar, they will be a member of the Department of Economics and will work closely with colleagues in the Land, Environment, Economics and Policy Institute (LEEP) to develop new knowledge, innovation and understanding related to biodiversity economics. The successful candidate will demonstrate world-leading and world-changing research with outputs consistently recognised as internationally excellent, have the ability to communicate research and engage fully with non-academic audiences through high quality policy, advisory and media work, and develop internal and external networks to foster collaboration.

Applications should consist of a full academic CV, together with a brief covering letter outlining how you meet the selection criteria. Informal questions regarding the post should be directed to the University’s appointed advisors, Perrett Laver via Yana Shevkirova on yana.shevkirova@perrettlaver.com or on +44 (0)20 7340 6208. For further details, including job description, person specification and information on how to apply, please see https://candidates.perrettlaver.com/vacancies/ quoting reference 4272. The deadline for applications is noon GMT on Friday 20th September 2019.

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