NHH Norwegian School of Economics
Assistant Professor in Economics

The Department of Economics at the NHH Norwegian School of Economics in Bergen, Norway, invites applications for an assistant professor position (post doc) in economics.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants should have completed - or be close to completing - a Ph.D. in economics. The Ph.D. must be completed by the appointment date - See: http://www.nhh.no/en/research---faculty/department-of-economics/research---publications/research.aspx

The Department is especially dedicated to research and therefore primarily seeks applicants with extensive personal experience in economics, demonstrated by existing papers or a dissertation, and ideally by publications in first-rate journals. Emphasis will be placed on the applicant's research profile and ability to contribute to the research environment at the Department.

JOB DESCRIPTION: The position is of four years duration. Applicants are requested to present a research plan with their application. The research plan must specify a four-year research project in relevant fields in economics. The position will also involve some teaching and additional graduate supervision within the Department.

Information concerning education and work experience must be included as well as a list of all publications, testimonials, certificates, and any other documentation which may be useful in the evaluation of the application, such as reference letters and publications. It is important that all the required documents are enclosed with the application. Applications will not be considered complete until all required paperwork has been received.

In the event of equivalent qualifications, female applicants will be given preference.

Salary will be negotiable according to the State Salary Scale for Junior Positions.

In addition we can offer:
- Local research funds will be available for travelling grants for conference and workshop presentations. Good facilities in terms of extensive research library, personal equipment and personal annum for books and journals.
- Publications in international refereed journals have high priority. A selection of A-journal publications is rewarded with publication bonus in the order of NOK 80 000 (single authorship). In addition the personal annum can be increased through publications in some other selected journals.
- Favourable arrangement which will make you a member of the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund.

APPLICATIONS/FURTHER INFORMATION: Enquiries may be directed to: Head of Department, Professor Oystein Thogersen: Oystein.Thogersen@nhh.no or Office manager, Trude K. Gudmundset: Trude.Gudmundset@nhh.no

Inquiries regarding the application process should be directed to Senior Executive Officer at the HR Office: Kristin Mikkelsen, tel: +47 55 95 94 54 / e-mail: kristin.mikkelsen@nhh.no

Deadline for applications is December 2nd 2012.

Please use the link to apply: http://www.nhh.no/no/om-nhh/organisasjon/avdelinger/hr---gammel-side/ledige-stillinger.aspx

Posted 11/11/12