The position is a two-year research position with a possibility of extension. The position is funded by KU Leuven under a grant on Climate Coalition Formation and International Trade and provides an excellent opportunity for long-term academic development.
Qualifications and Profile
We look for motivated candidates showing research skills through a pipeline of promising research projects, papers and academic references. The candidate should have either experience or interest of working in the field of Environmental Economics. The position requires a subset of the following expertise (in order of approximate priority): Environmental Economics, Economic Theory, Industrial Organisation, Trade and International Macroeconomics.
Interested candidates should hold (or obtain prior to the start date of employment) a Ph.D. in Economics or in a related field. Excellence in written and spoken English is also a prerequisite.
The research component consists of collaborating on the project in the field of Environmental Economics, in a horizontal research environment.
We encourage independent research too and a proportion of the time of the qualified candidate will be allocated to independent research.
They also contribute to attracting research funding and is expected to supervise Master’s theses. The candidate will have minimum teaching and administrative responsibilities. The successful applicant will be expected to develop a high degree of interaction with the faculty, postdoctoral scholars and PhD students, and actively contribute to the life of the department.
· KU Leuven pursues a policy of equal opportunity and diversity and encourages underrepresented groups at the university to apply.
Applications for this job can be made at www.econjobmarket.org
The application must include:
External reference letters can be uploaded at www.econjobmarket.org
An interview will be a part of the appointment process, and candidates may be invited to give a seminar.
KU Leuven seeks to foster an environment where all talents can flourish, regardless of gender, age, cultural background, nationality or impairments. If you have any questions relating to accessibility or support, please contact us at diversiteit.HR@kuleuven.be.
Application deadline: The review of applications will begin on 31st Dec 2022 and will be on an ongoing basis, with a final deadline on 30th May 2023.
Promotor: Sareh Vosooghi, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Head of Research Administration: Andras Avonts, email: email@example.com