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The Department of Business Administration, Economics, and Law at the School of Computing Science, Business Administration, Economics (School II) invites applications for a

Junior Professorship (W1) in
Economics, especially Environmental and Energy Economics

commencing as soon as possible. The position is available for a maximum tenure of 6 years, with an initial term of three years and a second term of three years, subject to successful evaluation.

We are looking for a candidate who carries out theoretical and/or empirical research in the area of environmental and energy economics. Candidates’ research should demonstrate potential for publication in leading international journals, preferably by already having been featured in such journals. In addition, candidates are expected to have a promising research agenda. They are willing to attract external research funding and to be closely involved in both national and international research networks.

The successful candidate will contribute to the department’s Bachelor and Master programs (especially B.A. Nachhaltigkeitsökonomik and M.A. Sustainability Economics and Management) and to the doctoral program UNA (Umweltökonomie und Nachhaltigkeitsmanagement). All candidates must be able to teach in English, and non-German-speaking candidates are expected to acquire working proficiency in German.

General qualifications for the professorial position are specified in § 30 NHG. Oldenburg University is an equal-opportunities employer and seeks to increase the percentage of women in science. In case of equal qualifications, women will be given preference. Applicants with disabilities will be preferentially considered in case of equal qualifications. The position is suitable for part-time employment.

Applications should include (1) a CV, listing all relevant publications and teaching experience, (2) copies of relevant diplomas and certificates, (3) two letters of reference, and (4) a representative piece of research (“job market paper”).

Complete applications should be sent by November 30th, 2018 to the Carl von Ossietzky University of Oldenburg, Dean of the Faculty II, D26111 Oldenburg, Germany. Submissions via email (pdfs only) to is recommended and sufficient.

Christina Oswald (Stand: 17.11.2018)