An academic position in Quantitative Economics

Attendance

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Type

Assistant professor / lecturer

Reference Number

25926 / ESPO 071 / 2021

The successful candidate will teach both in French and in English at the undergraduate, master and PhD levels.

The candidate will give lectures in economics, econometrics, mathematics for economists, as a function of her/his specialization and the needs of the School.

 

The successful candidate will conduct high quality economic research on substantive policy issues grounded on a solid and original quantitative modelling. He or she must demonstrate a deep knowledge a capacity to work with colleagues in economics and other relevant fields, and an appetite to communicate his or her research with a broad audience. Policy challenges include, among others, climate change, debt and fiscal sustainability, public health, inequality and discrimination, digital transformation.

Duties

  • Be responsible for teaching courses at all study levels (i.e. undergraduate and postgraduate), as well as in programmes of continuing education;
  • Supervise the final diploma research (i.e. theses) of undergraduate and graduate students, as well as PhD theses;
  • Be involved in (and/or supervise, promote) research programmes;
  • Be available to carry out, in the long term, different service activities and take on responsibilities within the University and its entities;
  • Contribute to the international visibility of the University through teaching and research excellence;
  • Contribute to activities of the University with a societal impact in the fields of the economy, socio-cultural changes or cooperation with developing countries.

General conditions

Required Qualifications:

The applicant must have

  • A PhD degree in Economics or any comparable discipline;
  • Either studied abroad for an extensive period or have had substantial experience outside his or her university of origin;
  • A significant scientific record with international publications;
  • Experience in and the aptitude for teaching at university level, demonstrated if possible by formal assessments;
  • The capacity to work within a team of teachers and to integrate research findings into teaching;
  • Creativity and must be open to teaching innovation and interdisciplinarity;
  • The capacities required to undertake high-level academic research: capacity to raise research funds, to supervise projects, to animate and lead a research team;
  • Team management and communication skills, including if possible fluency in French and English, spoken and written. Otherwise, the applicant will be asked to acquire them within two years after taking office, in order to be able to communicate and teach in these languages. Knowledge of other languages is an additional asset.

Offer

The level of recruitment (appointment to the rank of lecturer or professor) will be discussed if a proposal is made to you, in connection with your previous academic experience. For more information, see: jobs.uclouvain.be. Our HR policy supports equal opportunities and diversity including in the academic career. Attention is also paid to reconciliation of private life and professional life. Practical Information

Applications should be submitted BOTH through the AcademicJobsOnline website and the University website at https://jobs.uclouvain.be/PersonnelAcademique/job/An-academic-position-in-Quantitative-Economics-%281-FTE%29/624636001/ by November 16 (11:59 am CET). Letters of recommendation should be submitted before November 27 (11:59 am CET).

Short-listed candidates will be offered a flyout for an interview and a seminar in Louvain-la-Neuve (Belgium)

 

More Information

Posted on

Application Deadline

Type

Assistant professor / lecturer

Reference Number

25926 / ESPO 071 / 2021

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Place Montesquieu, 3

1348 Louvain-la-Neuve , Belgium