Tenured associate or full Professor in Environmental Economics

Tenured associate or full Professor in Environmental Economics

Published Deadline Location
7 Nov 31 Mar Amsterdam

Job description

The Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE) of the Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB) is looking for a Tenured associate or full Professor in Environmental Economics.

Job description

Candidates are expected to equally contribute to research and teaching. Teaching will be at both the undergraduate (BSc) and the graduate (MSc) level and may range from first-year tutorials to teaching PhD courses. The majority of the school’s teaching is conducted in English, also at the undergraduate level; non-Dutch speakers only teach in English. Research is expected to be aimed at international top journals, in line with the research fellow criteria of the Tinbergen Institute.

Specifications

University of Amsterdam (UvA)

Requirements

Highly-motivated candidates with outstanding research and teaching qualities in the area of environmental economics are welcome to apply. Candidates will be evaluated on their potential for and/or record of excellence in research and teaching.

Conditions of employment

Appointment will be on a permanent basis. Both full-time and part-time appointments are possible.

Initial salary is between €5,039 and €9,812 gross per month (+16.3% holiday and end-year payments). This is based on 38 hours per week and in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement of Dutch Universities regulating employment conditions at Dutch universities. A substantial reduction in income tax (equal to 30% of taxable salary) may apply to non-Dutch appointees. The UvA offers a very attractive pension scheme.

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) provides academic courses for more than 5,000 students in Economics and Business, Actuarial Sciences, Econometrics & Operations Research, Economics of Taxation, and a variety of post-doctoral courses. The Faculty also conducts research programmes in many specialist areas and employs about four hundred faculty members. The FEB has an internationally acclaimed academic profile and is located in the heart of Amsterdam. FEB consists of the Amsterdam Business School and the Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE). The ASE is among the top economics research institutes in Europe. It is particularly keen on expanding research and teaching in environmental economics and is simultaneously hiring candidates for tenure track positions in this area.

The ASE consists of four sections: Economics of Taxation, Microeconomics, Macro and International Economics, and Quantitative Economics. The sections are responsible for teaching at the BSc and MSc level. Its researchers also actively participate in the teaching and research activities of the Tinbergen Institute. The School has a strong focus on producing top-quality research and is highly active in international academic networks. The environment is collegial and encourages collaboration among faculty.

Additional information

Specifications

  • Professors, associate professors, assistant professors and lecturers
  • Natural Sciences; Economics
  • 32—38 hours per week
  • €5039—€9812 per month
  • Doctorate
  • 19-747

Employer

University of Amsterdam (UvA)

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Location

Roetersstraat 11, 1018 WB, Amsterdam

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Application procedure

The UvA is an equal-opportunity employer. We prioritise diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for everyone. We value a spirit of enquiry and perseverance, provide the space to keep asking questions, and promote a culture of curiosity and creativity.

ASE wants to improve the diversity of its senior staff with respect to gender and ethnicity, so candidates who qualify along these dimensions are particularly encouraged to apply.

Please apply using the link below, quoting vacancy number 19-747 in the subject line. We cannot process applications that are not submitted via this link.

Applicants should provide their CV, the names of five potential references, one or more research papers, information about their teaching experiences, and a cover letter describing their research and teaching interests.

The closing date is 31 May  2020. Applications will be evaluated as they come in and not just strictly after the deadline.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to present one of their papers at a job seminar. 

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Application procedure

Application procedure

The UvA is an equal-opportunity employer. We prioritise diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for everyone. We value a spirit of enquiry and perseverance, provide the space to keep asking questions, and promote a culture of curiosity and creativity.

ASE wants to improve the diversity of its senior staff with respect to gender and ethnicity, so candidates who qualify along these dimensions are particularly encouraged to apply.

Please apply using the link below, quoting vacancy number 19-747 in the subject line. We cannot process applications that are not submitted via this link.

Applicants should provide their CV, the names of five potential references, one or more research papers, information about their teaching experiences, and a cover letter describing their research and teaching interests.

The closing date is 31 May  2020. Applications will be evaluated as they come in and not just strictly after the deadline.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to present one of their papers at a job seminar. 

Make sure to apply no later than 31 Mar 2020 23:59 (Europe/Amsterdam).