Tenure-Track Assistant/Tenured Associate Professor of Econometrics
JOB OFFER: Tenure-Track Assistant/Tenured Associate Professor of Econometrics
Maastricht University School of Business and Economics – Department of Quantitative Economics
The Department of Quantitative Economics at Maastricht University School of Business and Economics invites applications for a tenure track Assistant/tenured Associate professorship of Econometrics.
The applicant will be appointed as a tenure track assistant professor and contribute to research in econometrics and teaching in econometrics, financial econometrics and statistics both at the undergraduate and graduate levels. If the successful candidate satisfies the criteria in terms of teaching and research experience and proven performance, appointment as tenured associate professor is possible.
(Almost) Ph.D. in relevant area, affinity with teaching, strong research orientation and background in theoretical econometrics and/or statistics, willingness to work in teams, potential to become a leading researcher in the field of econometrics.
Conditions of employment
The position is initially offered for a three-year period and, subject to a positive evaluation, extended by another three years, with the possibility of tenure thereafter. Salary is competitive, depending on qualifications and work experience, between € 3.259,00 and € 5.070,00 per month for a fulltime assistant professorship (12 monthly payments) and between € 4.517,00 and € 6.039,00 for a fultime associate professorship. On top of this, there is an 8% holiday allowance. Non-Dutch applicants could be eligible for a favorable tax treatment (30% rule).
Maastricht University is renowned for its unique, innovative, problem-based learning system, which is characterized by a small-scale and student-oriented approach. Research at UM is characterized by a multidisciplinary and thematic approach, and is concentrated in research institutes and schools. Maastricht University has around 15,000 students and 4,000 employees. Reflecting the university’s strong international profile, a fair amount of both students and staff are from abroad. For more information: http://www.maastrichtuniversity.nl/
The Econometrics Group at the Department of Quantitative Economics
The group has a strong research orientation, mainly in the fields of time series and panel data econometrics and financial econometrics. The members teach the undergraduate and graduate courses in statistics and econometrics in the bachelor and master programs in econometrics, business and economics at SBE. All courses are taught in English.
Besides the strong focus on research, the group also aims to provide excellent education in econometrics, and has consistent top ratings in the school. The student population at SBE including Econometrics is international, with approximately 60% of students from outside of the Netherlands. Many of the activities of the group are performed in teams, and the group tries to foster such teamwork as much as possible.
Applications should be received not later than November 20, 2013. They should include a curriculum vitae and copies of some written work. Two letters of reference, assessing the applicant’s research potential and personality, should be sent independently by the referees. Applications can, preferably, be sent by e-mail to recruitment-sbe(at)maastrichtuniversity.nl with the reference AT2013.174
For further information please contact Professor Jean-Pierre Urbain, e-mail: j.urbain(at)maastrichtuniversity.nl, phone: 043-3883660 or Prof. dr. F.C. Palm, <a href="mailto:f.palm , tel.: +31-43-3883833.