Associate/Assistant Professor - Department of Economics
Advertiser: Facultat d'Economia i Empresa, Universitat de Barcelona
Location: Avinguda Diagonal 690-696, Barcelona, 08034, Spain (map)
Field(s) of specialization: Environmental; Ag. Econ. - Other
Position type(s): Assistant Professor, Associate Professor
Application deadline: 4 Dec 2019  •  no longer accepting applications
Posting end date: 5 Dec 2019
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The Department of Economics of the University of Barcelona invites applications for an Associate or Assistant Professor position beginning in September 2020. Candidates will be considered at the Associate or Assistant Professor level depending on qualifications.

Fields of interest: Energy and Environmental Economics

The University of Barcelona is a leading centre in southern Europe, with a strong commitment to excellence in research. It enjoys a long tradition of teaching, offering both undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes in the field of Economics and Business. In this framework, UB School of Economics provides an important platform for research and graduate education in Economics, as it encompasses the Masters and the Doctoral programme in Economics, which are entirely taught in English (http://www.ub.edu/school-economics/). 

Candidates are expected to show outstanding commitment to research and will have the opportunity to carry out research activities in the framework of the Barcelona Institute of Economics (IEB) and in the Chair of Energy Sustainability. The Chair of Energy Sustainability goals are to promote research excellence in Energy and Environmental Economics, to disseminate its results to society, and to contribute to the debate and decision-making process in economic policy (http://www.ieb.ub.edu/en).

Successful applicants will be expected to teach in English in the undergraduate and postgraduate programs, to develop independent research programs achieving international recognition, and to be involved in the Department, IEB, Chair of Energy Sustainability and School research activities.

Application instructions:

Applications should be submitted via EconJobMarket and must include a cover letter, CV, at least two samples of research that together illustrate both depth and breadth, and three letters of recommendation.

Interviews will be conducted at the 2019 European Job Market in Rotterdam, Netherlands, on Wednesday, December 18th and Thursday, December 19th. Other arrangements may be possible for short-listed candidates who do not plan to attend this meeting. 

Based on the interviews, some candidates will be invited for seminars in January/February.

Deadline for applications: December 4th, 2019.

Email enquiries should be directed to: school.economics@ub.edu

Submission materials required
  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
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  • Letters of reference: 3
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