Assistant professor in Risk Analysis and Risk Management at the Department of Environmental and Business Economics
The Department of Environmental and Business Economics has an opening for an assistant professor in economics with special interest in risk analysis and risk management. The position is affiliated with the Environmental and Resource Economics research group. The ERE group conducts research in a number of fields, including
1. Theory of regulations
2. Pollution and resource scarcity
3. Integrated modelling
4. Risk analysis, risk management and risk communication
5. Ecosystem based management
The position is part of a larger multidisciplinary network, the Danish Centre for Risk and Safety Management (RISK), established in cooperation between University of Aalborg and University of Southern Denmark, campus Esbjerg. Danish Centre for Risk and Safety Management (RISK) plan to do research, graduate studies and cooperate with private companies within the local safety cluster.
In the application please write a 3 page research plan and specifying how your interests may correspond to this network. Similarly experience with externally funded projects is welcomed and should be specified in terms of both application and execution.
Appointment to the position as a fixed-term assistant professorship for three years requires scientific qualifications documented through a PhD degree or the equivalent in economics, management or in a closely related field.
The Department of Environmental and Business Economics is part of the Faculty of Business and Social Sciences and is located in Esbjerg. The department emphasizes business economics and economics in general. It conducts research in the following areas organized as research groups: (i) Markets and Competition, (ii) Organisation, Innovation and Management, (iii) Environmental and Resource Economics as well as (iv) Rural and Cultural Sociology.
The department provides teaching for BSc and MSc degrees in Economics and Business Administration with specializations in General Business Economics, Sports and Event Management and Marketing and Innovation, Environmental Resource Management, and Sociology and Cultural Analysis as well as diploma and MBA programmes in business administration. Further, the department provides teaching for an MSc degree in Public Health. This position asks for candidates with an interest teaching risk analysis and risk management on a planned new master programme in Risk and Safety Management.
The department provides a competitive salary, modern facilities for research and teaching, as well as resources for research assistants and for travel and conference participation.
The successful candidate will be employed at the University of Southern Denmark campus in Esbjerg, at the Department of Environmental and Business Economics, which employs some 50 members of staff.
For further information please contact Head of the ERE Research Group, Professor Niels Vestergaard, +45 6550 4181, e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org or Associate Professor Urs Steiner Brandt, phone +45 6550 4184, e-mail email@example.com.
Department of Environmental and Business Economics
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Appointment to the position will be in accordance with the salary agreement between the Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations.
The application must include the following: (1) a detailed CV, (2) publication list indicating which publications are most relevant for the position, 3) three copies of the most relevant publications (up to 10), 4) teaching portfolio, 5) academic diplomas, 6) a three page research plan, (7) co-author declarations. Please submit co-author declarations of enclosed co-author publications, (8) a list of all enclosures.
Formal application instructions and guide for teaching portfolio may be found here.
Applications will be assessed by a committee. When the assessment committee has submitted its report, the applicant will receive the part of the evaluation that concerns him/her.
The committee can demand the inclusion of further material, in which case it lies with the applicant to submit the necessary copies of the material.
The University encourages al interested persons to apply, regardless of age, gender, religious affiliation or ethnic background.
The University encourages equal opportunities in academic positions. All interested persons are thus encouraged to apply, regardless of age, gender, religious affiliation, or ethnic background.
Applications and all enclosures must be marked “Position No. 341/522-125829” and submitted as Adobe PDF-files to The Faculty of Business and Social Sciences by e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org.
The application must reach the University no later than Friday July 27, 2012 at 12:00.
Closing date 27 July, 2012 at 12 noon
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