Fixed-term Assistant Professor Position - Climate Econometrics (Aarhus University)


Aarhus Universitet

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Faculty / asst. prof. / lecturer

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Århus

Denmark

Location

Denmark

Århus

Type

Faculty / asst. prof. / lecturer

Application Deadline:


The Department of Economics and Business Economics at Aarhus University, Denmark, invites applications for a fixed term Assistant Professor position in the area of climate econometrics.

ABOUT THE POSITION: Applicants should have a PhD degree before taking up the position. The duration of the position is 3 years, with expected start date in September 2018.  Depending on the qualifications of the candidate, a transformation of the position to a tenure-track assistant professor position for a period of 5 years is possible. The opening is established in the context of the project “Econometric Modeling of Climate Change,” funded by the Danish Council for Independent Research, and led by Professor Eric Hillebrand, Director CREATES.  The applicant is expected to conduct research in the application of econometric methods to climate data.  A more detailed description of the project can be found at https://sites.google.com/site/erichillebrand/home/climate-econometrics

We offer favourable conditions regarding research facilities, data access, time devoted to research, travel support, etc. For non-Danish researchers favourable tax-schemes exist. The Department faculty is international and the working language is English. The Department is host to several research centres providing an active research environment with ample influx of visiting researchers. The Department of Economics and Business Economics services several undergraduate and Master-level programmes. The PhD programme has an annual intake of around 20-25 students. Major responsibilities include teaching of undergraduate and graduate students in Economics, Finance, Accounting, Econometrics and Logistics and research within those fields. More information is available at www.econ.au.dk and www.creates.au.dk

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Interviews will be conducted at the ASSA-AEA meetings in Philadelphia, PA, January 2018. Interested candidates who do not attend the meeting are also encouraged to apply. Your application should include cover letter, CV, publication list, names of 3 referees and your Job Market paper. Optionally, you may submit additional papers. All candidates must apply online at www.econ.au.dk/Climate2018 before 30 November 2017.

FURTHER INFORMATION: Please address inquiries to Head of Department, Professor Niels Haldrup, nhaldrup@econ.au.dk or CREATES Director, Professor Eric Hillebrand, ehillebrand@econ.au.dk