2 Tenure-Track Positions

04.06.2019

The Faculty of Business, Economics and Statistics of the University of Vienna announces the vacancy of 2 Tenure Track Positions.

At the Department of Economics at the University of Vienna the following two full-time positions are to be filled:

Tenure-Track Professorship in Quantitative Economics

(Reference no.: 9752)

We are looking for an economist who uses rigorous and state-of-the-art quantitative methods to analyze relevant economic questions. Candidates should be working on the development or the refinement of formal methods with a strong emphasis on applying them to problems in macroeconomics or microeconomics.

 

Tenure-Track Professorship in Environmental and Resource Economics

(Reference no.: 9751)

We are looking for an economist working in the area of environmental and resource economics with a theoretical or an empirical orientation.

 

Successful candidates should have the following qualifications:

     

  • Doctoral degree/PhD and at least two years post-doctoral experience at a university or other research institution; as a general rule, applicants must have gained research experience outside the University of Vienna for a total of at least two years during or after their doctoral studies
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  • Outstanding achievements and potential in research, excellent publication record, international reputation
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  • Experience in designing and participating in research projects, ability to lead research groups, willingness to acquire third-party funding
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  • Enthusiasm for excellent teaching, teaching experience at universities or a teaching concept. Candidates are expected to be willing to teach students at all levels (bachelor's, master's, or doctoral level), to supervise academic theses and to promote junior colleagues
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The University of Vienna expects the successful candidate to acquire, within three years, proficiency in German sufficient for teaching in bachelor’s programmes and for participation in university committees. 

We offer:

     

  • the opportunity to obtain a permanent position and eventual promotion to full professor. The successful candidate is hired as “Assistant professor” for a maximum duration of six years. If the candidate meets the conditions stipulated in the qualification agreement, the assistant professor is promoted to tenured “associate professor”, i.e. obtains a permanent position. If the conditions are not met, the employment will end upon expiry of the contract. Associate professors can be promoted to “full professor” through a university-internal competitive procedure.
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  • at least a salary according to the Collective Bargaining Agreement for University Staff: section 49, job group A2
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  • in addition to the statutory social insurance, the University of Vienna offers a pension scheme to its employees
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  • a dynamic research environment
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  • attractive working conditions in a city with a high quality of life
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  • a wide range of support services offered by central service institutions
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The University of Vienna is an equal opportunity employer and values diversity (http://diversity.univie.ac.at/en). The University strives to increase the share of women in professorial positions. Given equal qualifications, preference will be given to female applicants.

Application document:

Please submit a single PDF document named “LastName_FirstName.pdf” to tenuretrack.personal@univie.ac.at containing the following information (in English). Please notice in the subject the associated Reference no.

     

  1. Cover Sheet and Table of Contents
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  3. Application letter , including a brief description of:
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·         motivation to apply for the position

·         current research interests and research plans for the future

·         current and planned foci in academic teaching and the supervision of early career researchers

     

  1. Academic curriculum vitae, including information about:
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·         education, degrees (incl. information about the PhD granting institution and the exact date DD.MM.YYYY when the PhD was conferred), professional experience as well as applicable family/care/… times

·         "esteem factors" (e.g. experiences as a publisher, functions in research societies or programme committees)

·         previous and current cooperation partners

     

  1. Full list of publications, including:
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·         highlight and separately list five key publications which the applicant considers particularly relevant to the advertised tenure-track professorship

·         provide links to these five key publications for download (if not available: full text electronic version in appendix)

·         describe your publication strategy, including targeted publishers and journals

·         provide information about peer review of publications

·         if common in your field of research provide information about indexation (e.g. SCIE, SSCI, AHCI), citations resp. book reviews received or other indicators of scientific quality/international visibility

     

  1. List of scientific talks
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·         Name invited lectures and presentations at international conferences

     

  1. Third-party funding
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·         complete list of acquired third-party funded projects as PI (role, subject, duration, funding agency, funding volume), and, if applicable, of inventions/patents

     

  1. Academic Teaching and Supervision
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·         list courses taught and theses supervised

·         explain your teaching and supervision concept (max. 3 pages)

Appendices to application document (in a single PDF or ZIP file named "LastName_FirstName_Appendices.pdf/zip"):

     

  1. Five key publications as electronic full text version (if not publicly available)
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  3. Teaching evaluations (if available, compiled into a single PDF file)
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  5. Copies of certificates of academic degrees (mandatory, compiled into a single PDF file)
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The application deadline is 18.09.2019.

For inquiries please contact the Head of Department at gerhard.sorger@univie.ac.at