Lecturer Environmental Economics

Lecturer Environmental Economics

Published Deadline Location
4 Jul 10 Aug Wageningen

Job description

The Environmental Economics and Natural Resources Group of Wageningen University is looking for an enthusiastic lecturer (Docent 3) with a broad interest in environmental economics.

Your role and tasks
  • In close coordination with the Chair of the ENR Group and its Education Coordinator, you will teach, and/or organize several of our Bachelor and Master courses in English, such as 'Environmental Economics for Environmental Sciences' and 'Principles of Climate Change Economics and Policy';
  • You will supervise and grade students' papers and exams related to the courses you teach;
  • You will supervise Bachelor and Master theses and internships and contribute to the examination process of MSc and BSc students;
  • As part of the ENR Group, you will be one of the contact persons for prospective Bachelor and Master thesis students;
  • You will assist in building and sharing digital learning environments for courses in environmental economics, and will support the ENR Group's continuous commitment to innovation in education and learning.

Specifications

Wageningen University & Research

Requirements

  • A Master's or PhD (preferable) degree in environmental economics or a related field;
  • Affinity with and preferably proven experience in teaching environmental economics;
  • A real passion for providing inspiring education to BSc and MSc students;
  • Enthusiasm for lecturing and supervising international and interdisciplinary students from diverse study programs;
  • Excellent written and oral communication skills, both with students and academic staff;
  • Fluency in English;
  • A strong team player.
This position requires an excellent English language proficiency (a mininum of CEFR C2 level). For more information about this proficiency level, please visit our special language page.

Conditions of employment

  • A creative and inspiring working environment with passionate colleagues working in an interdisciplinary and international environment;
  • A three-year contract as a Docent 3, starting on October 1, 2019;
  • Possibility to follow trainings for further improving teaching and other skills related to the position;
  • We will reward you with a market-based salary for a 38 hours full time working week. You also have the opportunity to work 40 hours a week with additional holidays. The salary will depend on the qualifications and experience. The Docent 3 salary scale is scale 11 which ranges from € 3.637 to € 4.978 based on 38 hours, in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement of Wageningen University.
In addition we offer
  • 8% holiday allowance and 8.3% fixed-year allowance;
  • Excellent training opportunities and secondary working conditions;
  • An excellent pension scheme via ABP;
  • 232 holiday hours, the ability to purchase and good supplementary leave arrangements and an individualized model to compose part of your working conditions and a bicycle plan;
  • Sports facilities available on campus which can be used against a small fee;
  • We stimulate internal growth opportunities and mobility with an active and internal recruitment policy. There are ample opportunities for own initiative in a creative learning environment.

Employer

Wageningen University & Research

The mission of Wageningen University & Research is "To explore the potential of nature to improve the quality of life". Within Wageningen University & Research, nine specialised research institutes from the Wageningen Research Foundation and Wageningen University have joined forces to help answer the most important questions in the domain of healthy food and living environment.

With approximately 30 locations, 5,000 employees, and 10,000 students, Wageningen University & Research is one of the leading organisations in its domain worldwide. An integrated approach to problems and the cooperation between various disciplines are at the heart of the unique approach of Wageningen.

For further information about working at Wageningen University & Research, take a look at thespecial career site.

The Environmental Economics and Natural Resources Group at Wageningen University has an internationally recognized reputation in the areas of (i) the economics of natural resources, (ii) climate change economics, and (iii) the economics of pollution management. These research areas are addressed from three different angles: normative and behavioural analysis, institutional economics and policy analysis, and the economic analysis of risk & uncertainty. For further details see http://www.enr.wur.nl/.

We are an equal opportunities employer and welcome applications from all suitably qualified persons regardless of their race, sex, disability, religion/belief, sexual orientation or age.

Additional information

Additional information about the vacancy can be obtained from Dr Edwin van der Werf, education coordinator of the Environmental Economics and Natural Resources group; telephone number: +31 (0)317 483 318; e-mail address: edwin.vanderwerf@wur.nl.

How to apply
Interested? Do not email directly to the people mentioned above. We look forward to receiving your letter of motivation, and your CV (including an overview of courses taught and recent evaluations) via our online application button before 12 August 2019.

Interviews with selected applicants are scheduled for the second half of August 2019.

Specifications

  • Professors, associate professors, assistant professors and lecturers
  • Economics
  • max. 38 hours per week
  • University Graduate
  • 525209

Employer

Wageningen University & Research

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Location

Droevendaalsesteeg, 6708 PB, Wageningen

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Application procedure

Additional information about the vacancy can be obtained from Dr Edwin van der Werf, education coordinator of the Environmental Economics and Natural Resources group; telephone number: +31 (0)317 483 318; e-mail address: edwin.vanderwerf@wur.nl.

How to apply
Interested? Do not email directly to the people mentioned above. We look forward to receiving your letter of motivation, and your CV (including an overview of courses taught and recent evaluations) via our online application button before 12 August 2019.

Interviews with selected applicants are scheduled for the second half of August 2019.

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Application procedure

Additional information about the vacancy can be obtained from Dr Edwin van der Werf, education coordinator of the Environmental Economics and Natural Resources group; telephone number: +31 (0)317 483 318; e-mail address: edwin.vanderwerf@wur.nl.

How to apply
Interested? Do not email directly to the people mentioned above. We look forward to receiving your letter of motivation, and your CV (including an overview of courses taught and recent evaluations) via our online application button before 12 August 2019.

Interviews with selected applicants are scheduled for the second half of August 2019.

Make sure to apply no later than 10 Aug 2019 23:59 (Europe/Amsterdam).