Assistant Professor of Economic History, University of Groningen

ImageUniversity of Groningen, Assistant Professor of Economic History

 

 

The University of Groningen, Faculty of Economics and Business, is seeking to appoint a full-time Assistant Professor of Economic History within the Department of Economics, Econometrics and Finance from September 2019 onwards.

The Assistant Professor will work with the Economic History group, whose main interests lie with long-term development and its determinants. Research of the group contributes to the Groningen Growth and Development Centre, a research centre of the Faculty of Economics and Business.

Job description

Duties of the Assistant Professor position will include teaching and supervision responsibilities within the department and undertaking independent research within the field of economic history.

Candidates have excellent teaching skills to contribute to the courses in the BSc and MSc programmes offered by the department, in particular Economic History, Business History, and History of Economic Thought, and including the supervision of bachelor’s and master’s theses. Candidates have the ability to conduct original research and to publish in high-ranked international journals. He/she has a track record of high-quality academic research and is internationally recognized. Time for research will be allocated according to standardized faculty procedures.

To qualify candidates should have:

  • a PhD in Economic History or a relevant field of Economics
  • proven interest and ability in developing courses and teaching at the undergraduate and graduate level and in mentoring students
  • a Basic Teaching Qualification or willingness to obtain this qualification
  • expertise in the above mentioned fields demonstrated by the ability (or the potential) to publish in international academic peer-reviewed journals
  • an international network
  • proficiency in English
  • organizational qualities and excellent social and communication skills
  • the potential to generate external funding for research projects.

We offer:

The University of Groningen offers a salary depending on qualifications and work experience starting from a minimum of € 3,637 gross per month to a maximum of € 4,978 gross per month (salary scale 11 Dutch Universities) for a full-time position, excluding 8% holiday allowance and 8.3% end-of-year bonus and participation in a pension scheme for employees. Favourable tax treatment may apply to non-Dutch applicants.

The appointment will be for a period of four years. The percentage of research time depends on expertise and qualities of the candidate, with a maximum of 40%.

How to apply:

To apply, please go to: https://www.rug.nl/about-us/work-with-us/job-opportunities/overview?details=00347-02S0006VIP and click on the Apply button at the bottom of the page).

You may apply for this position until 31 March 11.59pm / before 1 April 2019 Dutch local time

For more information and applying to this vacancy go to: https://www.rug.nl/about-us/work-with-us/job-opportunities/overview?details=00347-02S0006VIP

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