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A number of Assistant professors in Economics

At The Faculty of Social Sciences, Aalborg University Business School, a number of full time positions as assistant professor in Economics are open for appointment from 1. September 2021 or soon thereafter for maximum 4 years.

Job description

Aalborg University Business School is a newly established business school at Aalborg University, a science and technology focused university with world-class research in a number of disciplines. Aalborg University is a founding institution in Problem-Based Learning and with this as a guiding principle, the Business School plays a major role in bridging the gap between business and science that helps commercialize inventions and generate growth in businesses. The prerequisite for this is relevant research of the highest quality. We have a strategy of publishing our research in leading journals in our fields. We take current trends and issues into account in all the knowledge we produce. Only then can we contribute with business-critical insights that make a difference for society.

The applicants are expected to have a strong research potential within orthodox and/or heterodox macroeconomics and are expected to take an active part in existing MaMTEP research projects. Applicants must cover one or more of the following research fields:

  • Macroeconomic modelling (in general as well as the approach of Stock Flow Consistent modelling – empirically as well as theoretically)
  • Large-scale macro-econometric models for Denmark
  • Macroeconomic theory covering different paradigms in macroeconomics
  • Microeconomics, econometrics and time-series analysis

The applicants must be capable of teaching both mainstream and heterodox economic theory as well as having strong methodological skills.

The Faculty of Social Sciences wishes to ensure that assistant professorships provide career opportunities both within and outside of the university. For that reason, assistant professorships are formed in a manner ensuring that the competencies achieved in the position qualify for a career within research as well as a career in the private and/or public sector. No later than one year before the termination of the position, you are offered an interview in order to clarify your further career.

Qualification requirements:
Applicants for the post of assistant professor must hold a PhD degree or academic qualifications at PhD level. In the selection of candidates, emphasis will be placed on research potential and pedagogical qualifications as well as experience with supervision and lectures.

The application must contain the following:
• Motivated application. 
• Current CV. 
• Complete list of publications. 
• List of publications that the applicant wishes to be considered. A maximum of 5 publications may be submitted. 
• Co-author statements in relation to publications written with other authors must be enclosed with a declaration from each of the authors, stating the extent of the applicant's contribution to the total work. The declaration must be signed by the co-authors. Template co-author declaration.
• Education (copies of documentation for degrees obtained). 
• Documentation for teaching qualifications. Guidance Teaching portfolio

The complete application with enclosures is to be submitted online by using the "apply online" button below.

AAU wishes to reflect the diversity of society and welcomes applications from all qualified candidates regardless of personal background or belief.
 
Assessment:
An expert assessment committee will assess all candidates.

Shortlisting will be applied. This means that subsequent to the deadline for applications the head of department supported by the chair of the assessment committee will select candidates for assessment. All applicants will be informed whether they will be assessed or not. The selected applicants will be informed of the composition of the assessment committee, and each applicant will have the opportunity to comment on the part of the assessment that applies to the applicant in question. When the employment process has been terminated, a final rejection will be sent to the applicants who are not considered for the position.

Contact information:
You may obtain further information about the academic contents of the position from Head of Business School, professor Christian Nielsen, phone +45 9940 2702, e-mail chn@business.aau.dk.

 Information about the Department can be found on the following website: https://www.business.aau.dk

Any enquiries relating to the application procedure should be addressed to Human Resources on email hs-hr@adm.aau.dk.

Agreement

Appointment is in accordance with the Ministerial Order on the Appointment of Academic Staff at Universities (the Appointment Order) and the Ministry of Higher Education and Science's Job Structure for Academic Staff at Universities. Salary is in accordance with the agreement between the Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations (AC) on Academics in the State.

Vacancy number

2020-224-03142

Deadline

Tue Dec 01 00:00:00 CET 2020

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