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Lecturer / Assistant Professor in Ecological Economics and Agent-based modeling

WU - Vienna University of Economics and Business, Austria

Institute for the Environment and Regional Development
Ecological Economics

2 Lectureships in Ecological Economics
Submission Deadline: May 13, 2009
Reference number: 129595
Location: Vienna, Austria

The Institute for the Environment and Regional Development invites
applications for two lecturer / assistant professor positions (fixed-term for 6 years) to begin in the autumn of 2009. We seek candidates with research and teaching interest in ecological economics, and specifically in one or more of the following fields: analysis of complex socio-ecological systems, sustainable behaviours (behavioural economics, neuroeconomics, social psychology) and environmental governance (institutional economics, political science). The working language is English. Faculty responsibilities include research and publication and teaching and advising students. Candidates should hold a doctoral degree in economics, psychology, political science, environmental science or computer science and have a demonstrated expertise and interest in conducting quantitative research (statistical analysis or agent-based modeling). Prior research experience related to ecological economics is desirable.

The Institute for the Environment and Regional Development is part of the newly formed Department of Socio-Economics, which includes 41 faculty from institutional / behavioural / spatial / development / ecological economics, sociology, statistics, demography, economic geography and GIScience, social policy, public policy and history. The department is committed to interdisciplinary research and teaching. Successful candidates will become part of a young, innovative and research-led group.

WU is committed to increasing representation of women among its faculty and particularly encourages applications from such candidates.

Application Instructions:
Candidates should send a letter of application, including a statement of
current and future research interests, a CV, sample publications, evidence of teaching ability, and names of three referees to: Personnel Office , WU - Vienna University of Economics and Business, or Augasse 2-6, 1090 Vienna, Austria.
Please include the reference number: 129595.
For more information email or phone Prof. Sigrid Stagl,, 0044-7726-404958.


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