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Applications welcome for Mercers' School Memorial Professorship in Commerce at Gresham College

Chiara von Gunten Friday, 06 December 2013 09:08


For over 400 years Gresham College has provided free public lectures, seminars and conferences in the City of London. Expressions of interest are invited for the Professorship in Commerce, due to the end of the terms of office of the current post holder.

The appointments is part-time from 1 August 2014 and normally held for three years. Gresham Professors must present six one-hour lectures each academic year. Attendance at Academic Board meetings four times per year and some social events is also expected. Gresham lectures attract large audiences and are recorded, archived and made available through the internet, so candidates should have an interest in communicating their subject to a wide audience. An annual fee of £6,250 is payable.

In addition to the above, applications are invited for a Visiting Professorship in related areas at Gresham College, tenable from 1 August 2014 for a period of 1- 3 years. Visiting Professors are expected to deliver 3-6 lectures each year during their term of appointment.

The closing date for application is 18 March 2014. Interviews will be held in late February/early March 2014. Further information about this position is available on Gresham website.