Vrije Universiteit Amsterdam offers the opportunity to make a contribution to sustainable management of natural resources and work in a team of outstanding environmental economists.
The tenure track candidate is expected to work as an assistant professor in the Department of Environmental Economics of the Institute of Environment Studies. Over time, the tenure track candidate will write innovative proposals to acquire external funds, thereby establishing a personal research domain within the field of environmental economics. Besides research, the candidate will be responsible for teaching at Bachelor and Master level within the field of the economics of sustainability. In principle, teaching and research are strongly linked, allowing for mutual cross-fertilization. While collaborating closely with colleagues within the field of environmental economics, the candidate is also expected to engage in interdisciplinary research working together with other scientific disciplines, such as governance, geography, ecology, hydrology and climatology. The candidate should be able to work on multiple scales, with a strong international focus, thereby show willingness to travel on a regular basis. The candidate should show academic leadership, maintain a high publication output, and raise competitive research funding. On the longer term, the candidate is expected to build up a successful group around his/her field of expertise.
Application deadline: 24 April 2019
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