Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB) is one of Germany’s leading research universities, which encompasses 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.
As part of the competence field CURE (Centre for Environmental Management, Resources and Energy), the Faculty of Management and Economics seeks to fill a
W3-Professorship for Environmental/Resource Economics and Sustainability
starting 1st October 2021.
The future chair holder should represent the field of "Environmental/Resource Economics and Sustainability" in research and teaching. Important topics of the professorship will include the decarbonisation of the economy, climate change and the transformation of energy systems. Applications are welcome from candidates specialized in microeconomics, renowned for excellent research in climate and energy economics and who have experience in conducting applied, empirical research with a particular focus on national and European regions. An active cooperation with the RWI - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research is expected as well as interdisciplinary collaboration with other institutions at the university, particularly with the RUB research department "Closed Carbon Cycle Economy" of RUB". Furthermore, the professorship is expected to contribute to the further development of the University Alliance Ruhr’s (UAR) competence field "Energy System Transformation" and other energy-related institutions at the Ruhr-Universität Bochum.
Applicants must have a positively evaluated junior professorship, habilitation or equivalent academic achievement, an aptitude for academic teaching and are required to participate in academic self-administration.
In addition, the willingness and ability to
- cooperate with members of the faculty, especially those working in the competence field CURE, and also the Chairs specialized in Economic Policy as well as the competence fields "Centrum für Entrepreneurship, Innovation und Transformation (CEIT)" and "Centre for International and Spatial Economics (CISE)"
- be intensively engaged in teaching at the faculty (in German and in English)
- perform interdisciplinary scientific work
- acquire significant third-party funded research projects
Since the professorship is expected to raise third-party funds, an overview of all successfully obtained external funds has to be included in the application, which - in addition to the curriculum vitae, a list of all publications and the course catalogue, a two-page research concept as well as a two-page outline of your teaching concept.
Ruhr-Universität Bochum is an equal opportunities employer.
Applications should be addressed to the Head of the Appointments Committee and sent preferably via email to firstname.lastname@example.org or by post to Professor Dr. Nicola Werbeck, Faculty of Management and Economics, Ruhr-Universität Bochum, D-44780 Bochum, not later than October 1st 2020.
If you have any further questions, please do not hesitate to contact the Head of the Appointments Committee.