JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2021 - July 31, 2021

University of Oslo

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The Department of Economics
Assistant Professor (Postdoctoral Fellow) in Economics

JOE ID Number: 2021-01_111466806
Date Posted: 04/09/2021
Date Inactive: 05/15/2021
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor (Postdoctoral Fellow) in Economics
Section: International: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Oslo, NORWAY
JEL Classification: 00 -- 00 - Default: Any Field
Climate Change
Salary Range: A starting pay between NOK 618 600 and 670 100
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Department of Economics at the University of Oslo announces a four-year research position with 25% teaching and administrative duties. In Norway, the majority of assistant professorships are fixed-term appointments for up to four years, primarily intended to qualify candidates for a career in academia. The position is partially funded by the Research Council of Norway under a grant on Climate Change Risk and International Cooperation, headed by Professor Christian Traeger. We seek a diverse pool of applicants.

Applicants are assessed based on scientific merit, skill, suitability for the project, teaching, and personal qualifications. Given participation in grant-funded research, the position requires a subset of the following interests and skills (in order of approximate priority)

• Climate Change Economics
• Dynamic Modeling
• Risk and Uncertainty Modeling
• International Cooperation (Game Theory)
• Programming, e.g., Matlab, Python, or Julia
• International Macroeconomics and Macrofinance
• Applied Econometrics

The position is scheduled to start in August 2021 with some flexibility. A prerequisite for taking up the position is the successful completion of a doctoral degree.

We offer
• A starting pay between NOK 618 600 and 670 100 in position as Postdoctoral Fellow (SKO1352)
• An academically stimulating work environment relying on communication in English
• Good mentoring program
• Good welfare benefits

The application must include
• Cover letter
• CV
• Research Statement
• 2-3 Letters of Reference
• Job Market Paper
• Up to two additional Research Papers
• If available, transcripts and additional material considered relevant by the candidate
Only the relevant candidates will hear from us.

Application deadline: May 15th of 2021.

Application Requirements:
  • Transcripts
  • Research Papers
  • Letters of Reference
  • Research Statement
  • CV
  • Cover Letter
  • Job Market Paper
Application deadline: 05/15/2021
  • Application Deadline Has Passed