Fixed-term Assistant Professorship at CSEI

Updated: about 2 months ago
Deadline: 12 Apr 2023

Fixed-term assistant professorships in Energy Economics

Copenhagen School of Energy Infrastructure (CSEI)

Copenhagen Business School invites applications for two new fixed-term Assistant Professor position(s) in Energy Economics in CSEI at the Department of Economics.

The Department of Economics provides research, teaching and knowledge transfer within the core areas of economics, i.e. microeconomics, macroeconomics, and quantitative methods. The Department is especially active in business-related, applied economic research, and comprises four research centres: Copenhagen School of Energy Infrastructure (CSEI), Centre for Innovation (CFI), and Pension Research Centre (PeRCent). In terms of research activities, the post will be attached to CSEI.

The position includes both research and teaching obligations. The successful candidates will be expected to be physically present on campus on a regular basis and actively participate in the research activities of CSEI.  

CSEI research focus and responsibilities

The appointed Assistant Professor is expected to strengthen and contribute to the development, external funding, and promotion of research areas of CSEI. Much of our research is focused on European energy issues, while we also have a global research outlook. The research priorities and strategy of CSEI are decided by the Director of the centre. The current focus areas of our research include, but are not limited to, the following areas of applied energy economics, regulation, and policy research:

  • Energy Economics
  • Economic regulation of energy networks and infrastructure
  • Green Deal and energy transition
  • Energy system integration, sector coupling, renewable integration - e.g., power-to-X,
  • Offshore renewables, hydrogen systems, and low carbon fuels and technologies
  • Technology and innovation economics and policy
  • Digitalisation of energy sector
  • Energy market design
  • Energy modelling
  • Applied econometrics and efficiency and productivity analysis
  • Energy-Environment linkages
  • Energy poverty
  • Social aspects of energy technology and infrastructure
  • Energy issues in developing countries

CBS and departmental responsibilities 

  • Individual and group-based research at high international standards 
  • Promoting CBS’s academic reputation 
  • Contributing to administrative responsibilities of the Department and CBS-wide tasks
  • Communicating findings to the wider public and to CBS’s stakeholders in particular, including participation in the public debate. 
  • Publishing, scientific communication
  • Active participation in research activities, such as research seminars, workshops and conferences 


  • Ph.D. or equivalent advanced degrees in energy economics and relevant fields
  • Documented research track record at international level, including publications in recognized journals in the field
  • Documented experience of developing research grant proposals and managing research projects 
  • The applicant must be proficient in English (written and spoken)

Copenhagen Business School is committed to the excellence, distinctiveness and relevance of its research. Candidates who wish to join us should demonstrate enthusiasm for research and dissemination in their field. 

Copenhagen School of Energy Infrastructure (CSEI)

The Copenhagen School of Energy Infrastructure (CSEI) is a highly specialised and inter-disciplinary European research centre at the Department of Economics at the Copenhagen Business School. At CSEI we are mainly focused on economic and policy research aspects of European energy issues. At the same time, we maintain a global outlook to key energy challenges of our time. CSEI is funded by stakeholders from the energy sector and grants by research funding bodies.

Information about CSEI can be found at

For further information please contact:

Professor Tooraj Jamasb ( ) or Dr. Philipp Ostrowicz ( ).

Information about the department may be found at Appointment and salary will be in accordance with the Ministry of Finance’s agreement with the Central Academic Organisation. 


Application must be sent via the electronic recruitment system, using the link below and must include: 

  • A cover letter (no more than 2 pages)
  • A full CV 
  • Proof of qualifications 
  • Documentation of relevant, significant, original research at an international level, including publications in internationally recognized journals and citations in the Social Science Citation Index and/or Google Scholar
  • Information indicating experience in research management, industry co-operation and international collaboration
  • Complete, numbered list of publications (indicating titles, co-authors, page numbers and year), with an * marking of the publications to be considered for the review. A maximum of 10 academic research (journal papers, book chapters, books) published or forthcoming are allowed
  • Copies of the academic works to be considered during the review. Only publications written in English or one of the Scandinavian languages will be considered
  • Closing date:

    Copenhagen Business School must receive all application material, including all appendices (see items above), by the application deadline. 

    Details about Copenhagen Business School, Department of Economics, and Copenhagen School of Energy Infrastructure are available at .

    Application due: April 12th 2023.

    Closing date: 12 April 2023.

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