Assistant Professor in Resource
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 Resource Economics. The position will
have a main emphasis on the economics and regulation of natural resource use,
with emphasis on renewable resources and the environment.
We are looking for applicants with documented research
experience within one or more of the following topics, or topics related to
optimal use and regulation of renewable
resources like fish stocks, forests, wildlife and/or other renewable resources
economics of sustainability, the circular economy and similar concepts
design for natural resource use under market imperfections
economics and regulation of climate change mitigation, biodiversity
conservation and similar global challenges
optimal use and regulation of non-renewable resources, e.g. minerals and fossil
The assistant professor’s duties will include theoretical
and empirical research within the above-mentioned broader fields, including
contributions to collaborative and interdisciplinary work, and will include research-based
teaching with associated examination and administrative tasks, public sector advisory services, and contribution to funding proposals
Applicants must have a PhD degree in the above-mentioned
field or equivalent, must have experience conducting independent research within
one or more of the above topics, have solid theoretical and thematic knowledge
and have experience with publishing in international peer-reviewed journals. Teaching
experience and experience in securing third-party funding will also be an
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 research profile, 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 22 August 2019.