Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB) is one of Germany's leading research universities, addressing the whole range of academic disciplines. A highly dynamic setting enables researchers and students to work across the traditional boundaries of academic subjects and faculties. To create knowledge networks within and beyond the university is RUB's declared aim.
The Faculty of Economics at Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB) is offering a tenured position as associate professor (W2) for "Climate Change and Development" in a joint appointment with RWI - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research (according to the "Jülicher Modell"), implying the status of a civil servant, while being an active member of RWl's Economic Policy Lab "Climate Change, Development and Migration".
RWI - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research is an independent, non-profit research institution with its headquarters in Essen, Germany. The institute is a leading center for scientific research and evidence-based policy advice in Germany. RWl's newly founded Policy Lab "Climate Change, Development and Migration" conducts research on environmental policies, labor markets, and migration in the Global South as weil as economics of immigration in the Global North. In a wide range of applied research projects, the policy lab cooperates closely with a wide network of academic partners, governments, and international organizations in both the Global South and North. The unifying objective is to improve the effectiveness of pro-poor climate, development and migration policies.
Candidates are expected to have a broad research profile in the area of climate change, environmental and development economics. We are looking for a person with outstanding credentials in this research field and an international network. The research performance should be proven by relevant publications in leading international journals. Success in the acquisition of competitive third-party funding and relevant international experience are required. Experience in economic policy advice, in guiding young academics, in public relations as weil as in leading larger research projects are desirable. The candidate has to meet the appointment requirements according to section 36 ff. Hochschulgesetz NW.
At RUB, we are committed to promote the careers of women and people of color in the areas in which they are underrepresented. We therefore encourage and welcome relevant applications as well as those from non-binary or gender-queer applicants. Applications from persons with disabilities or equal status are very welcome. Ruhr-Universität Bochum is an equal opportunities employer.
Expected elements of the application documents comprise - in addition to the curriculum vitae, the list of publications and the list of courses taught - an overview of the already achieved acquisition successes and two-page concepts elaborating on the designs of the research and the teaching activities of the professorship, respectively.
Applications are requested by December 9th, 2021 to the chairman of the appointment committee, Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. Christoph M. Schmidt, preferably by email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by post to the Dean's Office of the Faculty of Management and Economics, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, D-44801 Bochum. lf you have any queries, please do not hesitate to contact Prof. Schmidt.
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