Assistant Professor - Climate Econometrics 933134

The Department of Economics and Business Economics at Aarhus University, Denmark, invites applications for a fixed term Assistant Professor position in the area of climate econometrics. 

ABOUT THE POSITION: Applicants should have a PhD degree before taking up the position. The duration of the position is 3 years, with expected start date in September 2018.  Depending on the qualifications of the candidate, a transformation of the position to a tenure-track assistant professor position for a period of 5 years is possible. The opening is established in the context of the project “Econometric Modeling of Climate Change,” funded by the Danish Council for Independent Research, and led by Professor Eric Hillebrand, Director CREATES.  The applicant is expected to conduct research in the application of econometric methods to climate data.  A more detailed description of the project can be found at

We offer favourable conditions regarding research facilities, data access, time devoted to research, travel support, etc. For non-Danish researchers favourable tax-schemes exist. The Department faculty is international and the working language is English. The Department is host to several research centres providing an active research environment with ample influx of visiting researchers. The Department of Economics and Business Economics services several undergraduate and Master-level programmes. The PhD programme has an annual intake of around 20-25 students. Major responsibilities include teaching of undergraduate and graduate students in Economics, Finance, Accounting, Econometrics and Logistics and research within those fields. More information is available at and .

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Interviews will be conducted at the ASSA-AEA meetings in Philadelphia, PA, January 2018. Interested candidates who do not attend the meeting are also encouraged to apply. Your application should include cover letter, CV, publication list, names of 3 referees and your Job Market paper. Optionally, you may submit additional papers. All candidates must apply online at (see link below) before 30 November 2017.

FURTHER INFORMATION: Please address inquiries to Head of Department, Professor Niels Haldrup or CREATES Director, Professor Eric Hillebrand

Qualification requirements

Applicants should hold a PhD or equivalent academic qualifications.


  • Aarhus BSS refers to the Ministerial Order on the Appointment of Academic Staff at Danish Universities (the Appointment Order) under the Danish Ministry of Science, Innovation and Higher Education.
  • Appointment shall be in accordance with the collective labour agreement between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations AC.
  • Further information on qualification requirements and job content may be found in the Memorandum on Job Structure for Academic Staff at Danish Universities .
  • Further information on the application and supplementary materials may be found in Applicant Guidelines.
  • Teaching portfolio, degree certificate (copy), curriculum vitae, complete list of publications (including annotations for not enclosed items) and verified information on previous teaching experience (if any) must be submitted with the application together with no more than 3 selected publications. Please note that co-authorship statements including detailed information on applicant's contribution must be enclosed for joint research.
  • All interested are urged to apply irrespective of personal background.


All applications must be made online and received by:


Please apply online here