Tenure track Assistant professorship in Behavioural Economics, especially Neuroeconomics

Tenure track Assistant professorship in Behavioural Economics, especially Neuroeconomics

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2 Oct 11 Nov Amsterdam

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Job description

The Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE) of the Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB) has a Tenure track Assistant professorship in Behavioural Economics, especially Neuroeconomics.

The position is within the Microeconomics section of ASE. This section covers three different research programs: Experimental & Political Economics (CREED), Human Capital, and Markets & Organizations. The Microeconomics section is responsible for teaching most microeconomics related courses at the BSc and MSc level.

Job description

Candidates are expected to contribute to both research and teaching. Teaching will be at the undergraduate and the graduate level. Non-Dutch speakers are free to teach in English. Research should be aimed at international top journals, in line with the research fellow criteria of the Tinbergen Institute (meeting these criteria is a condition for tenure).

A large part of the teaching will be in neuroeconomics related courses that are part of the Neuroeconomics track of the MSc in Business Economics; yet candidates are expected to be able to teach other microeconomics courses as well.

Specifications

University of Amsterdam (UvA)

Requirements

Candidates should have or be close to completing a PhD in Economics and have strong skills in Neuroeconomic methods. Candidates with a PhD in one of the core disciplines of Neuroeconomics (e.g., Psychology, Neuroscience) and with a demonstrably strong background in Economics are also encouraged to apply. All candidates will be evaluated on their potential for and/or record of excellence in research and teaching.

Conditions of employment

Fixed-term contract: six years.

The successful candidate will be offered a six year tenure track position as Assistant professor. Upon meeting the criteria for tenure, a permanent contract as Associate professor will be offered.

The gross monthly salary during the first three years will be, depending on experience, between €4,018 and €4,978 (salary scale 11) based on 38 hours per week (+ 16.3 % holiday and end-year payments). After a positive evaluation the maximum becomes €5,656 (salary scale 12). This is based on 38 hours per week and in accordance with the salary scales and the Collective Labour Agreement regulating employment conditions at Dutch universities. A substantial reduction in income tax (equal to 30 % of taxable salary) may apply to non-Dutch candidates. The UvA offers a very attractive pension scheme. 

The intended start date is 1 September 2020.

Employer

University of Amsterdam

With over 5,000 employees, 30,000 students and a budget of more than 600 million euros, the University of Amsterdam (UvA) is an intellectual hub within the Netherlands. Teaching and research at the UvA are conducted within seven faculties: Humanities, Social and Behavioural Sciences, Economics and Business, Law, Science, Medicine and Dentistry. Housed on four city campuses in or near the heart of Amsterdam, where disciplines come together and interact, the faculties have close links with thousands of researchers and hundreds of institutions at home and abroad.  

The UvA’s students and employees are independent thinkers, competent rebels who dare to question dogmas and aren’t satisfied with easy answers and standard solutions. To work at the UvA is to work in an independent, creative, innovative and international climate characterised by an open atmosphere and a genuine engagement with the city of Amsterdam and society.

Department

Faculty of Economics and Business – Amsterdam School of Economics

The Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB) at the UvA provides academic courses for more than 7,000 students in Economics, Business, Actuarial Science, Econometrics, and a variety of courses in the Executive Master’s programs. The Faculty also conducts research programs in many specialist areas and employs about 400 people. The FEB has an internationally acclaimed profile and is located in the heart of Amsterdam. FEB consists of the Amsterdam Business School (ABS) and the Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE). ASE is among the top economics research institutes in Europe. It actively participates in the teaching and research activities of the Tinbergen Institute, one of the top graduate schools in Europe.

The position is within the Microeconomics section of ASE. This section covers three different research programs: Experimental & Political Economics (CREED), Human Capital, and Markets & Organizations. The Microeconomics section is responsible for teaching most microeconomics related courses at the BSc and MSc level.

Specifications

  • Professors, associate professors, assistant professors and lecturers
  • Economics
  • max. 38 hours per week
  • €4018—€4978 per month
  • Doctorate
  • 19-639

Employer

University of Amsterdam (UvA)

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Roetersstraat 11, 1018 XH, Amsterdam

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