Associate Professor (tenure-track)
Advertiser: Department of Economics, University of Bergen
Field(s) of specialization: Any field
Position type(s): Associate Professor
Location of job: Fosswinckels gate 6, Bergen, 5007, Norway
Degree required: Doctorate
Job start date: Flexible
Job duration: Continuing/permanent
Letters of reference required: 2
Application deadline: 15 Nov 2022 midnight UTC (no longer accepting applications)
Current search status: Reviewing applications
Posting end date: 8 May 2023
Interviews: Interviews will be conducted remotely by video starting December, 2023.
Ad text:

The Department of Economics at the University of Bergen (UiB), Norway, invites applications for a tenure-track (7 years) position as Associate Professor. Towards the end of the period, the candidate will be evaluated for a tenured position as a Full Professor according to national and internal guidelines and requirements.

We offer bachelor, master and PhD degrees in Economics, and a 5-year Computer Science and Economics degree. Research and teaching at the department cover a broad spectrum of sub-disciplines.

We are looking for an excellent economist with a PhD in Economics or Finance. A completed PhD is required, and the degree should normally be from the last five years.

The successful candidate should have a demonstrated ability to publish research at a high international level and have a promising pipeline. Personal and collaborative skills as well as teaching experience and skills will be taken into consideration. The position comes with a competitive salary, and a bonus system for a list of publications. The teaching load is competitive and will over the hiring period include teaching and supervision at all levels, in addition to administrative duties.

We ask interested candidates to submit their application and enclosed documentation, including a cover letter, a short (maximum 2 pages) research statement for future research, academic papers (up to 5), a CV with a full list of publications and a teaching statement, electronically on this portal, by November 15, 2022.

In addition, two letters of reference should be sent directly from the referees to by November 15, 2022.

Interviews will be online 12-14 December 2022. Fly-outs start in January 2023.

Enquiries about the position may be directed to:

UiB offers

  • Competitive terms depending on level of competence/length of service
  • An academically stimulating working environment
  • Membership in the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund
  • Good pension and welfare benefits (e.g. parental leave)

About UiB

The University of Bergen (UiB) is an internationally recognised research university. Academic diversity and high quality are fundamental for us. UiB is the most cited university in Norway.

There are seven faculties at UiB and there are close to 20 000 students at the university. We employ more than 4 200 faculty and staff. Campus is located in the centre of Bergen.

Submission materials required
  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Diploma
  • Job market paper (optional)
  • Research statement
  • Teaching statement
  • Teaching evaluations (optional)
  • Additional paper
  • Additional paper
  • Additional paper
  • Additional paper (optional)
  • Additional paper (optional)
  • Letters of reference: 2
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