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Professor (fixed-term) Danmarks
Nationalbank Bicentenary Chair in
Economics - 917594

The Department of Economics and Business Economics at Aarhus BSS, Aarhus University invites applications for a position as professor (fixed-term) in the field of Economics with specialization in "Macroeconomics, International and Monetary Economics" and/or "Finance and insurance". The professorship is a full-time and fixed-term five-year position with possible extension, starting on 1 January 2018 or as soon as possible subject to mutual agreement. The professorship is sponsored by Danmarks Nationalbank (the Danish Central Bank) to commemorate its 200th anniversary in 2018.

Job description
The successful applicant is expected to contribute significantly to the department’s research and teaching environment and to promote the overall research strategy of the School.

You are expected to teach and supervise students at Bachelor’s, Master’s and PhD level and to carry out individual and group-based research of the highest international standard, which contributes to developing the academic field of Economics - particularly areas of relevance to Danmarks Nationalbank. In addition to your main affiliation with the Department of Economics and Business Economics at Aarhus BSS, you will be affiliated to the Danmarks Nationalbank. You will be expected to serve as supervisor to PhD student’s affiliated with Danmarks Nationalbank and to participate in research projects in collaboration with the research unit of Danmarks Nationalbank.

Your qualifications
You should have a strong academic background with a strong theoretical and/or empirical research profile within topics of interest for the Danish Central Bank such as "Macroeconomics, International and Monetary Economics" and/or "Finance and insurance". You are expected to have a strong publication record with publications in international recognized top general or field journals. In addition, you should have a strong international research network and experience with research dissemination. Moreover, management skills as well as strong teaching qualifications are expected. Your potential for undertaking the special responsibilities in relation to the position is of particular relevance.

Employment as professor fixed term at Aarhus BSS requires completion of the supervision course and also the course Blended Learning - Go Online provided by Centre for Teaching and Learning at Aarhus BSS. If you have not completed the courses before commencement of employment, continued employment will be conditional on completion of the courses within a five year period.

Who we are
The Department of Economics and Business Economics is one of the six departments at Aarhus BSS one of the four faculties at Aarhus University. Aarhus BSS unites the business and social science-related research fields and brings them closer together to reflect the close relationship between society and the business community. As part of a Top 100 university, Aarhus BSS, and specifically the Department of Economics and Business Economics, has achieved the distinguished AASCB, AMBA and Equis accreditations - the latter specifically applying to the school’s core business activities.

At the Department of Economics and Business Economics, we cover a broad range of academic areas. We aim to conduct research in a broad range of areas within economics business economics and offer degree programmes at the highest level. The department employs approximately 140 academic staff members and 70 PhD students, and our academic staff is highly international and culturally diverse. We focus specifically on the recruitment of excellent and international researchers, and our research and degree programmes also have a strong international focus.

Further information
For further information about the position and the department, please contact Head of Department Thomas Pallesen Tel.: +45 2037 3932 Email: pallesen@au.dk If you need help uploading your application or have any questions about the recruitment process, please contact HR supporter Ulla Bjørn, Tel.: +4587152179, Email: upb@au.dk

International applicant? Find information about entering and working in Denmark here:
http://ias.au.dk/international-academic-staff-ias/, and more about services for spouses here:

When you are employed at Aarhus University as a foreign researcher you may under certain conditions be eligible for the special tax scheme for foreign researchers. On this scheme you will only pay a gross income tax of 26 percent (excl. the job market contribution) for up to 5 years instead of the standard income tax.

In connection with the position, there will be an amount to operating expenses in connection with travel, student assistant or other research relevant expenses.

Place of work
Fuglesangs Allé 4, 8210 Aarhus V

Terms of employment
The appointment is in accordance with the Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff at Danish Universities as well as the circular on the Collective Agreement for Academics Employed by the State.

The job content and qualification requirements are described in further detail in Circular on Terms of Employment for Academic Staff at Universities.

Application procedure
It is obligatory to attach the following when you apply for this position:

Application procedure
It is obligatory to attach the following when you apply for this position:
  • Application
  • Curriculum Vitae. You are encouraged to declare any periods of leave without research activity, including, for example, maternity leave, since your research activities are assessed in relation to your actual research time
  • Education (diploma for master's, PhD and possibly higher doctoral degree)
  • List of publications (the enclosed publications must be clearly marked on the list of publications)
  • Publications. Up to 10 publications can be included in the application. In the event of several authors the publications must be accompanied by a co-author statement concerning the applicant's share of the collaborative work with the consent of the co-authors. This form can be used for the purpose
  • Teaching portfolio. The specific requirements regarding the documentation can be found here
Materials which cannot be uploaded together with the application may be submitted in five copies to Aarhus BSS HR & PhD, Aarhus University, Tåsingegade 1, 2nd floor, DK-8000 Aarhus C.

Read more about how to apply for an academic post at Aarhus BSS here.: http://medarbejdere.au.dk/en/faculties/business-and-social-sciences/employment-and-career/guidelines-for-applicants-for-academic-positions-vip/how-to-apply-for-an-academic-position-at-aarhus-bss/

The evaluation process
After the application deadline, an assessment committee is appointed. Please note that the assessment of applicants is based solely on the material received prior to the application deadline. For further information, see Guidelines for Assessment Committee, Aarhus BSS.

Read more about Aarhus BSS' professorship policy here.

All interested candidates are encouraged to apply regardless of personal background.

All applications must be made online and received by:
Please apply online here

Bewerbungsschluss: 20.09.2017