Tenured associate or full Professor in Environmental Economics

Amsterdam (NL)
Dec 10, 2019
End of advertisement period
Jan 09, 2020
Academic Discipline
Business & Economics
Contract Type

The Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE) of the Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB) is looking for a Tenured associate or full Professor in Environmental Economics.

Job description

Candidates are expected to equally contribute to research and teaching. Teaching will be at both the undergraduate (BSc) and the graduate (MSc) level and may range from first-year tutorials to teaching PhD courses. The majority of the school’s teaching is conducted in English, also at the undergraduate level; non-Dutch speakers only teach in English. Research is expected to be aimed at international top journals, in line with the research fellow criteria of the Tinbergen Institute.


Highly-motivated candidates with outstanding research and teaching qualities in the area of environmental economics are welcome to apply. Candidates will be evaluated on their potential for and/or record of excellence in research and teaching.


Appointment will be on a permanent basis. Both full-time and part-time appointments are possible.

Initial salary is between €5,039 and €9,812 gross per month (+16.3% holiday and end-year payments). This is based on 38 hours per week and in accordance with the Collective Labour Agreement of Dutch Universities regulating employment conditions at Dutch universities. A substantial reduction in income tax (equal to 30% of taxable salary) may apply to non-Dutch appointees. The UvA offers a very attractive pension scheme.

Further information

Prof. Roel Beetsma, Chair ASE and Vice-Dean Faculty of Economics and Business T: +31 (0)20 525 5280  Prof. Frank Kleibergen, Director ASE-Research Institute, T:  +31 (0)20 525 4397

About the Faculty of Economics and Business

The Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB) of the University of Amsterdam (UvA) provides academic courses for more than 5,000 students in Economics and Business, Actuarial Sciences, Econometrics & Operations Research, Economics of Taxation, and a variety of post-doctoral courses. The Faculty also conducts research programmes in many specialist areas and employs about four hundred faculty members. The FEB has an internationally acclaimed academic profile and is located in the heart of Amsterdam. FEB consists of the Amsterdam Business School and the Amsterdam School of Economics (ASE). The ASE is among the top economics research institutes in Europe. It is particularly keen on expanding research and teaching in environmental economics and is simultaneously hiring candidates for tenure track positions in this area.

The ASE consists of four sections: Economics of Taxation, Microeconomics, Macro and International Economics, and Quantitative Economics. The sections are responsible for teaching at the BSc and MSc level. Its researchers also actively participate in the teaching and research activities of the Tinbergen Institute. The School has a strong focus on producing top-quality research and is highly active in international academic networks. The environment is collegial and encourages collaboration among faculty.

Job application

The UvA is an equal-opportunity employer. We prioritise diversity and are committed to creating an inclusive environment for everyone. We value a spirit of enquiry and perseverance, provide the space to keep asking questions, and promote a culture of curiosity and creativity.

ASE wants to improve the diversity of its senior staff with respect to gender and ethnicity, so candidates who qualify along these dimensions are particularly encouraged to apply.

Please apply using the link below, quoting vacancy number 19-747 in the subject line. We cannot process applications that are not submitted via this link.

Applicants should provide their CV, the names of five potential references, one or more research papers, information about their teaching experiences, and a cover letter describing their research and teaching interests.

The closing date is 31 May  2020.

Applications will be evaluated as they come in and not just strictly after the deadline.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited to present one of their papers at a job seminar. #LI-DNP

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