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Post-Doc Position in Applied Macro and Energy Economics

Title: Post-Doc Position in Applied Macro and Energy Economics

  • Employer: BI Norwegian Business School (Department of Economics)
  • Location: Norway
  • Position Type: Post-Doc
  • Deadline: Dec 7, 2017

  • Job Description:

    The Department of Economics at BI Norwegian Business School in Oslo, Norway (www.bi.edu) invites applications for a three year postdoc position within the area of Applied Macro and Energy Economics. The position is financed by Centre for Applied Macro- and Petroleum economics (CAMP). CAMP seeks to bring together economists working on applied macroeconomic issues, with special emphasis on energy economics. CAMP is financed by Statoil’s research program in energy economics and the Research Council of Norway. For more information about CAMP, see here:

    https://www.bi.edu/research/find-departments-and-research-centres/research-centres/centre-for-applied-macro--and-petroleum-economics/

    THE POSITION
    The successful applicant must hold a doctoral degree in Economics (or related field) when starting the position. Applicants with strong analytical skills doing research at the intersection between applied macroeconomics and energy economics will be preferred. In addition to the research tasks, the successful applicant is expected to contribute to activities at CAMP, including tutoring of graduate students. Knowledge of Norwegian is not required.

    BI Norwegian Business School is a private institution with internationally competitive salaries. The School has a bonus system for publications in selected journals, with up to 200,000 NOK per publication (i.e., around 25,000 USD). In addition, CAMP provides ample support for research-related activities and conference travels.

    ABOUT BI
    Norwegian Business School is the largest business school in Norway and the second largest in Europe. The Department of Economics at BI is an active research department with around 25 faculty members working in various subfields of economics. The faculty members are a mix of international and Norwegian researchers who hold a PhD from leading universities in Europe and the US. The department hosts a number of research centers, including CAMP, and has a rapidly growing Ph.D. program.

    APPLICATION
    Candidates should indicate their interest in the position by uploading a cover letter, curriculum vitae, job market paper, three letters of recommendation and a short research statement (emphasizing their area of interest and relevance for CAMP), at econjobmarket.org no later than December 7, 2017.

    We will interview candidates at the ASSA meetings in Philadelphia (January 5-7, 2018) or another agreed location, and candidates may be invited to give a seminar. The evaluation of candidates will be based on the quality and relevance of previous research for the research activities at CAMP, potential for future research, and teaching and supervision qualities. The positions will only be filled if qualified candidates are identified.

    Start date on agreement.

    BI Norwegian Business School is an equal opportunity employer. We actively encourage women to apply.

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