Assistant Professor of International Economics at the department of Macro, International and Labour Economics (MILE), Ma

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Assistant professor / lecturer

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AT2021.520

The Department of Macro, International and Labour Economics (MILE) at the School of Business and Economics (SBE) of Maastricht University is looking for a junior economist in the area of International Economics, preferably with interest in Emerging Markets. The candidate should have a profile focusing on applied – empirical – research in areas that match the department’s research interests, such as trade, innovation, transition, resilience and sustainability, monetary and fiscal policy in an international context, and European integration. We expect the candidate to significantly contribute to the department’s research profile and connect to the spearhead theme MORSE (Maastricht Observatory on Resilient, Responsible & Sustainable Enterprise and Economy), in which the department plays a leading role.

We offer a dynamic and challenging job in an internationally oriented organisation. The candidate will be part of the School’s international network of top universities and renowned scholars. MILE has strong collaborations with other institutes and departments at Maastricht University and elsewhere.

Job description

The Department of Macro, International and Labour Economics (MILE) at the School of Business and Economics (SBE) of Maastricht University is looking for a junior economist in the area of International Economics, preferably with interest in Emerging Markets. The candidate should have a profile focusing on applied – empirical – research in areas that match the department’s research interests, such as trade, innovation, transition, resilience and sustainability, monetary and fiscal policy in an international context, and European integration. We expect the candidate to significantly contribute to the department’s research profile and connect to the spearhead theme MORSE (Maastricht Observatory on Resilient, Responsible & Sustainable Enterprise and Economy), in which the department plays a leading role.

We offer a dynamic and challenging job in an internationally oriented organisation. The candidate will be part of the School’s international network of top universities and renowned scholars. MILE has strong collaborations with other institutes and departments at Maastricht University and elsewhere.

Specifications

  • max. 38 hours per week
  • €3821—€5943 per month
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Maastricht University (UM)

Requirements

The applicant should hold a PhD degree in – quantitative – economics or related disciplines and preferably a few years of post-doctoral experience. Proven interest and expertise in international economics and emerging markets is an advantage. The department appreciates an open mind to multidisciplinary research, non-mainstream approaches to economic research and the ambition to combine academic rigor with societal relevance. The department is committed to building a culturally diverse faculty and strongly encourages applications from female and minority candidates. Teamwork and good citizenship are highly valued. We expect any candidate to create significant synergies and positive externalities, both within the department and SBE.

Conditions of employment

It is a tenure-track position with the tenure decision being taken after one and a half year. Remuneration will be depending on the profile, which is for Assistant Professor between gross monthly salary of  € 3821 and € 5943 (based on a full-time position). Each year the standard salary is supplemented with a holiday allowance of 8% and an end-of-year bonus of 8.3%.

You have to be willing to move to (the vicinity of) Maastricht. Depending on your personal situation, you will be eligible for an allowance for moving costs. Other secondary conditions include a pension scheme and partially paid parental leave.

The terms of employment of Maastricht University are set out in the Collective Labour Agreement of Dutch Universities (CAO). Furthermore, local UM provisions also apply. For more information look at the website: http://www.maastrichtuniversity.nl > About UM > Working at UM

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Maastricht University

Maastricht University is renowned for its unique, innovative, problem-based learning system, which is characterized by a small-scale and student-oriented approach. Research at UM is characterized by a multidisciplinary and thematic approach, and is concentrated in research institutes and schools. Maastricht University has around 20.000 students and 4.700 employees. Reflecting the university's strong international profile, a fair amount of both students and staff are from abroad. The university hosts six faculties: Faculty of Health, Medicine and Life Sciences, Faculty of Law, School of Business and Economics, Faculty of Science and Engineering, Faculty of Arts and Social Sciences, Faculty of Psychology and Neuroscience. For more information, see http://www.maastrichtuniversity.nl/

School of Business and Economics
SBE is the youngest economics and business faculty in the Netherlands with a distinctively international profile. It belongs to the 1% of business schools worldwide to be triple-crown accredited (EQUIS, AACSB and AMBA). SBE strongly believes in close connections with its academic partners and societal stakeholders, with its students and alumni, and with businesses and organisations in the Limburg Euregion, the Netherlands, Europe and the rest of the world. SBE is committed to increasing the gender diversity of its academic community and wants to stimulate the creation of a more diverse and inclusive community.

Department

For more information on the department of Macro, International and Labour Economics see:  https://www.maastrichtuniversity.nl/research/department-macro-international-and-labour-economics-mile

Additional information

For more information with respect to the position please contact prof. dr. Mark Sanders, professor of International Economics (m.sanders@maastrichtuniversity.nl).

If this job profile attracts and challenges you, please submit your application to recruitment-sbe@maastrichtuniversity.nl with reference to the vacancy number ultimately January 31, 2022. The application should include:

- Curriculum Vitae (CV)

- Motivation letter

- Names and details of two references

All applicant information will be processed in line with the EU GDPR. It will be archived in a confidential UM (digital) location which is only accessible to authorised members of the selection committee.   One month after the completion of the selection procedure– but at the latest June 30, 2022 – all information will be deleted.

Maastricht University is committed to nurturing an inclusive culture and a welcoming atmosphere. This inclusiveness strategy has resulted in a very diverse representation of nationalities and cultures. We strongly believe that diversity (including, but not limited to nationality, age and gender) of the staff and student population will increase the quality of UM education & research. Fostering diversity and inclusivity creates an academic community where individual talents thrive, teamwork and good citizenship is stimulated, and values and differences are cherished. We strongly encourage you to apply if you are qualified for this position.

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Posted on

Application Deadline

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Assistant professor / lecturer

Reference Number

AT2021.520

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