The position is strongly research oriented. There is no teaching obligation and there is only a light administrative burden. Main tasks of this position include the further development the Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) model DART-BIO (Dynamic Applied Regional Trade) in the field of bioeconomy and land use. Most importantly, you will be expected to work on relevant, high-quality research and to publish in leading economic journals.
We are looking for a candidate who meets the following criteria:
- Doctorate degree in environmental or agricultural economics or a related field (completed or close to completion)
- Excellent academic record
- Interest and experience in numerical modelling (using e.g. GAMS or MATLAB) is required.
- Knowledge of CGE modelling is of advantage.
- Experience in bioeconomy related research is of advantage
- Experience in inter- or transdisciplinary work is of advantage
- The working language is English; excellent English skills are therefore required. Some knowledge of German would be useful, but is not essential.
The planned contract period is 3 years (starting April 2020), it however depends on the individual qualification time according to (WissZeitVG § 2 Abs.2). The salary will be based on the German public sector pay scale up to grade EG 14 TV L. The position is full-time, however part-time employment is possible.