University Assistant With Doctorate

University Assistant With Doctorate

University of Graz

Graz, Austria

The Field of Excellence Climate Change and Sustainable Transformation at the University of Graz offers a particularly attractive research and teaching environment with internationally leading researchers in the relevant disciplines in the schools of social and economic sciences, natural sciences, environmental sciences and humanities. The Wegener Center creates a stimulating interdisciplinary research environment with research groups from different disciplines under one roof.

Your duties

  • Independent and cooperative research in environmental economics in the research group "Economics of Climate and Environmental Change" at the Wegener Center for Climate and Global Change and in cooperation with the Institute of Economics
  • Focus on quantitative and policy-oriented research with a good theoretical foundation
  • Committed publication activity in innovative climate economics research areas
  • Involvement in the preparation and implementation of research projects (with third-party funding)
  • Independent teaching in the Bachelor's and Master's programmes in Environmental Systems Science and Economics (max. 4 hours per semester, in German and English) and conduct examinations autonomously
  • Student support and supervision
  • Cooperation on organisational and administrative tasks as well as evaluation measures

Your Profile

  • Completed doctorate/PhD in the field of economics or a related field (completed at the time of taking up the position)
  • Outstanding research record in environmental economics or a closely related subfield of economics, preferably with research experience on climate change (such as net zero transformation, just transition, adaptation, cascading/compound climate risks, or ecosystem services and climate change)
  • Experience in quantitative/empirical research with relevance for policymakers and society as well as with a good theoretical foundation
  • Teaching experience in environmental, climate and/or energy economics (desirable)
  • Experience in third-party funded research, especially in international cooperation projects (desirable)
  • Experience in inter- and transdisciplinary research (desirable)
  • Experience in working in university committees (desirable)
  • Very good knowledge of English and experience in research publications
  • High personal motivation for scientific excellence in research and teaching as well as ability to inspire colleagues and students
  • Ability to conduct independent research and to work in research teams
  • Enjoy working with people in an interdisciplinary and internationally oriented environment
  • Responsible approach to work, resilience and problem-solving skills

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