Junior positions in Appl. Micro-metrics, Environ. Econ, Macro, Search & Matching
Advertiser: Department of Economics and Business Economics, School of Business and Social Sciences, Aarhus University
Field(s) of specialization: Labor; Demographic Economics - Macroeconomics; Monetary - Health; Education; Welfare
Position type(s): Assistant Professor, Postdoctoral Scholar
Location of job: Fuglesangs Allé 4, Aarhus, Midtjylland, 8210, Denmark
Job start date: Flexible
Job duration: Continuing/permanent
Letters of reference required: 3
Posting end date: 20 Jan 2019 (check the ad text for information about the application deadline)
Ad text:

The Department of Economics and Business Economics at Aarhus University, invites applications for a number of positions as assistant professor and post doc starting in the fall of 2019.

Research Fields: (i) Applied microeconometrics for empirical labour or health, with an interest in the effects of air pollution on health and behaviour. GIS experience is a plus. (ii) Macroeconomics with a focus on housing or business cycles/unemployment. Experience with numerical simulations is a plus. (iii) Family economics, search and matching. Experience with register data is a plus. (iv) Applied Microeconometrics with Machine Learning applications in labour, health and child research combining register data and data from large-scale randomized controlled trials.

Applicants should have a PhD degree before taking up the position. The duration of the assistant professorships is 3-5 years and different schemes for tenure track can be offered. Post doc positions are typically 2-3 years and can be combined with assistant professor positions and thus yielding extra research time. We offer favourable conditions regarding research facilities, data access, time devoted to research, travel support, etc. For non-Danish researchers, attractive tax-schemes exist.

The Department of Economics and Business Economics has around 160 faculty members covering the fields of Accounting, Finance, Logistics and Operations Research, Economics, Econometrics,  Business Analytics and other fields. The department faculty is international and the working language is English. The department hosts several research centers providing an active research environment and the department has several seminar series with ample influx of visiting researchers. The Department of Economics and Business Economics services several undergraduate and master-level programmes. The PhD programme has an annual intake of around 20 students. More information is available at www.econ.au.dk .

Application Procedure: Interviews will be conducted at the ASSA-AEA meetings in Atlanta, GA, January 2019 and the EEA European Job Market for Economists in Naples, Italy, December 2018. Interested candidates who do not attend the meetings are also encouraged to apply. Your application should include cover letter, CV, publication list, names of 3 referees and your job market paper. We also ask candidates to write in their cover letter whether assistant professor, post-doc or both positions are of interest. Optionally, you may submit additional papers and research and teaching statements. All candidates must apply online at http://www.econjobmarket.org.

Deadline: The search amongst applicants will start on 19 November 2018 and will continue until the positions are filled.

Further information: Please address inquiries to Recruitment Officer, Professor Valerie Smeets (vas@econ.au.dk) or Head of Department, Professor Niels Haldrup (nhaldrup@econ.au.dk).

Submission materials required
  • C. V.
  • Job market paper
  • List of publications
  • Cover letter
  • Additional paper (optional)
  • Additional paper (optional)
  • Letters of reference: 3
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