Aug 20, 2010

Post doc in Environmental and Maritime Transport Economics, University of Southern Denmark

The University of Southern Denmark is seeking candidates for a 3 year Post doc position at the Department of Environmental and Business Economics. The position is open for employment as soon as possible.

Traditionally the externalities of transport have been well researched and described for land based transport like road and rail. This is however not the case for maritime transport. As the major externalities of maritime transport are contribution to pollution and global warming the Department of Environmental and Business Economics would like enhance its research into the field of sustainable maritime transport by economic valuation of shipping externalities.

Besides this research area, the Post doc will also be involved in the Departments ongoing and future projects in environmental and transport economics whereas teaching obligations will be limited.

The Department of Environmental and Business Economics is part of the Faculty of Social Science. The Department is located at the University of Southern Denmark’s campus in Esbjerg (55o29’27.75’’ N, 8o26’57.75’’ E).

Research in the Department is organized in four research units and two research centres. The position is linked to both the research unit for Environmental and Resource Economics and the Centre for Maritime Research and Innovation. Both units have an international working environment with English as working language.

For this position we welcome applications from candidates with recently completed PhDs in social and applied science in environmental and resource economics or transport economics.

In more detail for the position:
• 2-page outline of proposed research,
• PhD transcripts,
• Research achievements (journal articles, working papers)
• names of three academic referees

For further information please contact Professor Niels Vestergaard, phone: +45 65 50 41 81, e-mail: (Unit for Environmental and Resource Economics) or Associate Professor Jacob Kronbak, phone: +45 65 50 15 33, e-mail: (Centre for Maritime Research and Innovation).

Read more:
Department of Environmental and Business Economics
Centre for Maritime Research and Innovation

Application, salary, etc.:

Appointment to the position will be in accordance with the salary agreement between the Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations and in accordance with the job description for instructors and academic personnel at institutions of higher education.

The basic salary including social benefits is app. 50.000 EUR/year before tax plus pension (17,1%). It is possible for no-natives moving to Denmark to apply for a tax reduction scheme.
The application should include (1) a detailed CV, (2) a complete list of publications, (3) the most relevant publications, please mark with an asterix on the publication list which publications (max. 10) are enclosed for assessment, (4) outline of proposed research, (5) academic diplomas, (6) names of three academic referees and (7) a list of all the enclosures, each of them numbered, supplied with the name of the applicant and assembled in sets.

The application will be assessed by a professional committee. When the committee has made its assessment, the applicants will receive the part of the evaluation concerning themselves.

Kindly be advised that the assessment committee is only obliged to include the sections of the enclosed material which the committee finds necessary to form an assessment. The committee can demand the inclusion of further material, in which case it lies with the applicant to procure the necessary copies of the material.

The faculty wishes to increase the equality of status in all scientific positions and invite all interested to apply, regardless of age, gender, religious or ethnic affiliations.

Application with enclosures in 4 copies (publications in 3 copies) marked “Position No. 341/525-105714” should reach the Faculty of Social Sciences, University of Southern Denmark, Campusvej 55, DK-5230 Odense M, Denmark, not later than September 1th, 2010 at 12:00 noon.

Closing date 1 September, 2010 at 12 noon
Location: Esbjerg

Mark application Job ID 341/525-105714 and send it to:

Det Samfundsvidenskabelige Fakultetssekretariat
Syddansk Universitet
Campusvej 55
5230 Odense M

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