Assistant professor for Philosophy, Politics and Economics (UD2)

Updated: about 2 months ago
Job Type: Temporary
Deadline: 16 Nov 2021

Utrecht University School of Economics (U.S.E.) has a vacancy for an assistant professor for Philosophy, Politics and Economics. The assistant professor will devote 70% of the appointment to teaching, and 30% to research.
You will coordinate and teach courses at bachelor and master level covered by U.S.E.’s Applied Economics section. In particular, the courses are in the bachelor programme of PPE (Philosophy, Politics, Economics plus History). We are open to candidates who can teach courses in the domain of economics of the public sector, political economy and microeconomics. You will take care of qualitatively good teaching in accordance with the academic and departmental guidelines. Teaching is in English. Furthermore, the assistant professor supervises bachelor and master theses and other research projects by students.

The assistant professor spends 30% of their work hours on research that is coordinated by the U.S.E. Research Institute. The institute stimulates collaboration with researchers from other disciplines by focusing on research activities that address societally relevant issues. Well-being, cooperation, innovation and curiosity are our core values. Even though the research focus is on economics of the public sector, political economy and microeconomics, connections to other research themes at U.S.E. (future of work, entrepreneurship, sustainability and economic development, sustainable finance) and to the Utrecht University Strategic Themes Institutions for Open Societies and/or Pathways to Sustainability are highly appreciated.

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