Assistant Professor of Real Estate & Urban Economics (1.0 fte)

University of Groningen

Faculty of Spatial Sciences

The Faculty of Spatial Sciences at the University of Groningen (RUG) consists of 95 members of staff and focuses on high quality teaching and research in the fields of spatial planning, economic and cultural geography and demography. The research theme of the Faculty of Spatial Sciences is 'Wellbeing, Innovation and Spatial Transformation'. The mission is to produce research which is world-leading, distinctive, and policy-relevant. With two bachelor and eight master programmes, the faculty offers a wide range of courses within the field to about 900 students.

The Department of Economic Geography at the University of Groningen invites applications for a fulltime Assistant Professor position. This is a fixed term, non-tenure track position for 2 years.

Job description
The Assistant professor will contribute to research and teaching in real estate & urban economics in the Department of Economic Geography.

The position is based on 60% teaching (comparable to the USA's 3+3) and 40% academic research. Teaching relates to (under)graduate courses in real estate, geography and econometrics.

Preferred areas of research relate to current research activities in the Real Estate Centre include housing, commercial real estate investment, and land-use planning. The University of Groningen is world-leading in regional science, and opportunities for undertaking international research collaboration are excellent.

- PhD in Real Estate Economics, Economic Geography or Finance
- publications in leading journals on real estate and urban economics
- commitment to excellent teaching in real estate, geography and econometrics
- team player and a strong drive to inspire colleagues and students
- fluent in English.

- conceptual capacity
- environment orientation
- presenting
- result orientation.

Conditions of employment
Contract length: 24 months.
The University of Groningen offers a salary between € 3,068 (scale 10, step4) gross per month and € 5,330 (max. scale 12) gross per month based on the experience of the candidate. The salary is based on the salary scale for Assistant Professor at Dutch universities and in accordance with the collective agreement regulating employment conditions at Dutch universities. We offer a pension scheme, a holiday allowance of 8% per year, an end-of-year bonus of 8.3% and flexible employment conditions. The fulltime position is temporary for a specified period of two years. Starting date: as soon as possible. Job application You may apply for this position until 24 October 12.00 pm / before 25 October 2016 Dutch local time by means of the application form (click on "Apply" below on the advertisement on the universities website). Applications must include (in a single PDF attachment): • a curriculum vitae • a motivation letter • a list of publications (including URLs) • title and summary of your PhD thesis. Please submit your application in English. Unsolicited marketing is not appreciated.
Maximum salary: 5330.

Additional information
For additional information, please contact:
Prof. A.J. van der Vlist

In your application, please always include the job opening ID 216270

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