Assistant Professorship in Economic History (1.0 FTE)

Assistant Professorship in Economic History (1.0 FTE)

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12 May 14 Jun Groningen

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Duties of the Assistant Professor position will include teaching and supervision responsibilities within the department and undertaking independent research within the field of economic history.

Candidates have excellent teaching skills to contribute to the courses in the BSc

Job description

Duties of the Assistant Professor position will include teaching and supervision responsibilities within the department and undertaking independent research within the field of economic history.

Candidates have excellent teaching skills to contribute to the courses in the BSc and MSc programmes offered by the department, in particular Economic History, Business History, and History of Economic Thought, and including the supervision of bachelor’s and master’s theses. Candidates have the ability to conduct original research and to publish in high-ranked international journals. He/she has a track record of high-quality academic research and is internationally recognized. Time for research will be allocated according to standardized faculty procedures.

Specifications

University of Groningen

Requirements

To qualify candidates should have:
• PhD in Economic History or a relevant field of Economics
• proven interest and ability in developing courses and teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level and in mentoring students
• a University Teaching Qualification or willingness to obtain this qualification
• expertise in the above mentioned fields demonstrated by the ability (or the potential) to publish in international academic peer-reviewed journals
• an international network
• proficiency in English
• organisational qualities and excellent social and communication skills
• the potential to generate external funding for research projects.

Conditions of employment

Fixed-term contract: 36 months.

We offer you in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement for Dutch Universities:

- a salary depending on qualifications and work experience starting from a minimum of € 3,637 gross per month to a maximum of € 4,978 gross per month (salary scale 11) for a full-time position
- 8% holiday allowance and 8.3% year-end bonus and participation in a pension scheme for employees; favourable tax treatment may apply to non-Dutch applicants
- an appointment for a period of three years; the percentage of research time depends on expertise and qualities of the candidate, with a maximum of 40%.

We expect that the candidate starts by September 2020.

Department

Faculty of Economics and Business

The University of Groningen, Faculty of Economics and Business, is seeking to appoint a full-time Assistant Professor of Economic History within the Department of Economics, Econometrics and Finance from September 2020 onwards.

The Assistant Professor will work with the Economic History group, whose main interests lie with long-term development and its determinants. Research of the group contributes to the Groningen Growth and Development Centre, a research centre of the Faculty of Economics and Business. The Department of Economics, Econometrics & Finance is responsible for teaching in several bachelor, master and doctoral programmes in Economics, Business Economics, Finance and Econometrics. The department is an active and international research community, performing to the highest international levels in research and publications. Central research themes are among others (applied) econometrics, finance, banking, health, ageing and pensions, microfinance, behavioural and experimental economics, economic history and industrial organisation.

Specifications

  • Lecturer; Assistant professor; Associate professor; Professor
  • Economics
  • max. 38 hours per week
  • max. €4978 per month
  • University graduate
  • 220167

Employer

University of Groningen

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Location

Broerstraat 5, 9712 CP, Groningen

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