Tenure Track Assistant Professorship in Applied Microeconometrics (1.0 FTE)

Department

Faculty of Economics and Business

Organisation

University of Groningen

The University of Groningen, founded in 1614, has a strong focus on research. We are in the top 100 of several influential university ranking lists. The Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB) is one of the largest faculties of the University with approximately 7,500 students. It has a strong international reputation and is AACSB and EQUIS accredited. The Department of Economics, Econometrics and Finance (EEF), embedded in the FEB, is an active and international research community, performing at the highest international level in terms of research and publications.

The Department is responsible for courses in several Bachelor, Master and PhD programs. This includes a separate Bachelor's and Master’s program in Econometrics and Operations Research as well as a Faculty-wide Research Master program, which is intended for students aiming at a PhD.

Job description

The Department of Economics, Econometrics and Finance of the University of Groningen is looking for a Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Applied Microeconometrics.

You conduct independent research and aim to publish in high-ranked international journals in Applied Microeconometrics. The scope of your research can be broad and may include fields such as, for example, household and demographic economics, labour economics and health economics.

You have good teaching skills and are interested in developing these further. You will contribute to the courses in the BSc and MSc programs offered by the Department. Moreover, you are involved in the supervision of Bachelor’s and Master’s theses.

Tenure track positions at the Faculty of Economics and Business are temporary positions subject to a tenure decision at the end of the fifth year. Formal tenure track requirements include criteria with respect to research, education and citizenship and service. During this period, 50% is for research and 50% for teaching (this is including preparation time). We refer the applicants to the criteria for the Tenure Track system: https://www.rug.nl/feb/organization/work-with-us/job-opprtunities/

Requirements

To qualify you should have:

• a PhD in Economics or Econometrics
• a relevant research record with the potential to publish in top tier economics journals
• teaching experience and good teaching skills
• a University Teaching Qualification (UTQ) or the willingness to obtain this qualification
• a social, positive and dedicated attitude
• organizational qualities and good communicative skills; and
• ambition to develop an international network of professional contacts.

Conditions of employment

Contract length: 84 months.

In accordance with the collective labor agreement for Dutch Universities, we offer:

A salary depending on qualifications and work experience starting from a minimum of € 3,807 to a maximum of € 5,211 gross per month (salary scale 11). In addition, you will receive 8% holiday allowance and 8.3% end-of-year bonus and participation in a pension scheme for employees. Favorable tax treatment may apply to non-Dutch applicants.

We also provide a career advisory service for partners of new staff who move to Groningen.

You will get an initial appointment for a period of seven years, on the condition of a positive interim evaluation at the end of the third year of employment. The seventh year is to compensate for any ‘life events’ (e.g., parental leave, illness) that might take place during the first six years. Based on a positive final evaluation in the sixth year, you will receive a tenured position at Associate Professor level.

Job Application

You can submit your application for this position until 22 May 11:59 pm / before 23 May 2022 Dutch local time (Central European Time) by means of the application form (click on "Apply" below on the advertisement on the university website).

You are requested to submit:

1. a motivation letter
2. a complete and recent curriculum vitae
3. at least two letters of recommendation (to be sent by email to g.pol@rug.nl)
4. a job market paper; and
5. teaching evaluations (if available).

We are an equal-opportunity employer and value diversity at our University. Because women are still underrepresented in a number of fields, they are encouraged to apply. Our selection procedure follows the guidelines of the Recruitment code (NVP), https://www.nvp-hrnetwerk.nl/sollicitatiecode/ and European Commission’s European Code of Conduct for recruitment of researchers, https://euraxess.ec.europa.eu/jobs/charter/code

Unsolicited marketing is not appreciated.

Additional information

For additional information, please contact:

Prof. Niels Hermes, Chair of the Department
c.l.m.hermes@rug.nl

Prof. Viola Angelini, Research Director
v.angelini@rug.nl

In your application, please always include the job opening ID 221680H

Extra informatie kan worden verkregen via een van de volgende links:

Research Programme Department EEF

Digital application form