Assistant Professor in Agricultural
Department of food and Resource
Faculty of Science
The Department of Food and Resource Economics, Faculty
of Science, University of Copenhagen invites applications for a position as
assistant professor within the field of Agricultural Economics. The position
will have its main emphasis on economic aspects related to the activities
within the agricultural
sector and exploration of the factors driving the changes in agricultural
activities, e.g. agricultural and environmental policies, climate change, and
We are looking for applicants
with documented research experience, including empirical modelling and/or
econometric research within one or more of the following research areas:
of land use and climate change and related policies;
economics and microeconomic analysis of farms and farm households;
of agricultural and environmental policies;
value chains and upstream and downstream effects of agricultural activities;
food markets and trade in developed and developing countries.
The assistant professor’s duties will primarily
include theoretical and empirical research, including contributions to
collaborative and interdisciplinary work, research-based teaching with
associated examination obligations and acquiring formal pedagogical training,
and public sector consultancy work.
Applicants must have a PhD degree in one of the
mentioned fields or equivalent, must have worked with research within relevant
fields in a previous academic position, and have solid theoretical and thematic
knowledge. Documented experience in securing third-party funding
The position is
open from 1 October 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter. The position is
time limited for a 4 year period.
University wishes our staff to reflect the diversity
of society and thus welcomes applications from all qualified candidates
regardless of personal background.
Terms of employment
The position is
covered by the Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff.
appointment and payment accord to the agreement between the Ministry of
Finance and The Danish Confederation of Professional Associations on Academics
in the State.
salary is currently up to DKK 426,625 including annual supplement (+ pension up
to DKK 72,952). Negotiation for salary supplement is possible.
in English, must be submitted electronically by clicking APPLY NOW below.
- Curriculum vita
plan – description of current and future research plans
and documentation of teaching experience and qualifications according
to university guidelines
- Complete publication list
reprints of 5 particularly relevant papers
The deadline for applications is 24 March 2019, 23:59 GMT +1.
After the expiry of the deadline for
applications, the authorized recruitment manager selects applicants for
assessment on the advice of the Interview Committee.
lectures will be held on 19 August 2019.