Assistant professor / lecturer
The Department of Economics (field of Microeconomics) is currently inviting applications for an
Assistant Professor, tenure track (qualification agreement)
Fulltime, 40 hours/week
Please note that under the terms of the WU personnel development plan, the position of Assistant Professor, tenure track, is limited to an employment period of not more than six years. For this position, a qualification agreement can be considered after a period of two years, pursuant to § 27 of the Collective Bargaining Agreement (Kollektivvertrag für die ArbeitnehmerInnen der Universitäten). After successful fulfillment of any qualification agreement made, employment can be made permanent. From the perspective of organizational regulations, employees who have successfully completed a qualification agreement are to be classified as full professors. Qualified candidates with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply for this position.
WU is one of the largest business universities in the European Union and is centrally located at the heart of Europe. The University maintains an excellent position as a center for research and teaching and attracts an international group of students and faculty. It offers a broad range of undergraduate, graduate, and executive programs in the area of business, economics, and business law. WU has been granted triple accreditation by EQUIS, AACSB, and AMBA, and is a member of a number of international networks such as PIM and CEMS. The successful candidate's research focus should be on theoretical or applied microeconomics. He/she will join the faculty of the Department of Economics and is expected to provide a good fit to its current research environment, as well as to cultivate excellence and contribute to the research, teaching, and service activities in the department.
Applicants should have
• a solid academic qualification (PhD or equivalent) in Economics (or a related field),
• high-quality research output (as measured by publications in international peer-reviewed journals) in related to the field of microeconomics,
• a commitment to excellence in teaching,
• experience in the acquisition of third-party funded projects is of advantage, and
• ability to enlarge and deepen the network of contacts to the international academic community.
Applicants must either have completed their PhD or doctoral program outside of Austria or must have completed at least one year of documented academic work experience as a post-doctoral researcher outside of Austria. Non-German speaking candidates are expected to acquire knowledge of workable German.
There are two stages to the application procedure that should be completed in conjunction with each other.
• Stage One
Applicants must apply online at https://econjobmarket.org/ by 22 November 2019 (midnight GMT) in order to be considered for the first round of interviews at the 2019 European Job Market, in Rotterdam, The Netherlands, on Wednesday, December 18 and Thursday, December 19. Please submit a cover letter, a CV, up to two research papers, three letters of reference, and teaching evaluations.
• Stage Two (to be completed in conjunction with stage one – it is important that this stage is completed in full)
You must complete a WU application form which can be accessed by clicking on the University’s online recruitment system. Please do not include research papers or references with this application.
The gross monthly salary is € 3,803.90 (paid 14 times per year).
This employee position will be limited to a period of six years, starting on June 15, 2020 (commencement date subject to change).
If you are interested in a job with diverse responsibilities in a pleasant, stimulating work environment, please submit your application by November 22, 2019 under www.wu.ac.at/jobs (ID 431).
We are looking forward to hearing from you!