Joseph A. Schumpeter Professorship for Public Economics

University of Graz

Germany

September 19, 2021

Description

At the University of Graz, researchers and students work across a broad disciplinary spectrum to enlarge our knowledge, and find strategies to deal with challenges our society is confronted with and to shape tomorrow's world. The University of Graz is a place which combines high quality academic research and teaching, where achievement is rewarded, careers are promoted, and social diversity is encouraged – all within a modern, award-winning working environment. Our motto: We work for tomorrow. Join us!

At the Institute of Public Economics at the Faculty of Business, Economics and Social Sciences, the University of Graz is seeking to appoint a

Joseph A. Schumpeter Professorship for Public Economics

(40 hours per week; selection procedure in accordance with Section 98 of the Universities Act (UG); permanent employment according to the Austrian Law on Salaried Employment (AngG); expected starting date October 1st 2022)

The professor will be a member of the economics department at the University of Graz and is expected to represent the field of public economics. In particular, the professorship will cover the aspects of public economics as outlined in the economics curricula and the successful candidate is expected to contribute to the Field of Excellence "Smart Regulation". The research can have either an empirical or theoretical focus. A strong internationally- oriented research profile and publications at the highest level are expected.

Employment requirements:
  • Austrian or equivalent foreign higher education degree corresponding with the position (doctorate/PhD)
  • Habilitation or equivalent qualification in Economics
  • Outstanding academic qualifications in research and teaching in the relevant discipline and for the profile of the professorship (commensurate with stage of academic career)
  • Success in attracting subject-specific project grants, particularly where competitively awarded third-party funds are concerned
  • Skills in higher education didactics and online teaching
  • Skills in the supervision and guidance of early career researchers
  • Professional experience abroad during academic career
  • Management and leadership experience
  • Gender mainstreaming skills
  • Good knowledge of German and English
  • Willingness to participate in the administration and development of the Department of Economics
  • Willingness to participate in the Field of Excellence “Smart Regulation”
  • Willingness to assume leadership of the Schumpeter Center and help with its development
  • Ability to teach in German and / or English (ideally both)
  • The successful candidate will be highly motivated, aiming for academic excellence and integrity in research and teaching. He/she will have demonstrated ability to collaborate constructively in a responsible manner and inspire colleagues and students in an interdisciplinary, internationally oriented context.

    We offer a diverse, challenging, team-oriented working environment and a high degree of personal responsibility. Working hours are flexible and there are many options for further education and personal development.

    Classification

    Salary scheme of the Collective Bargaining Agreement for University Staff (Universitäten-KV): A1

    Minimum salary

    The minimum remuneration as stated in the Collective Bargaining Agreement is EUR 74.503,80 gross per year. Salary subject to negotiation.

    Application deadline: September 19 th 2021 Reference number: BV/2/98 ex 2020/21

    Planned dates of the applicant's presentation: 14.02.2022 to 18.02.2022

    The University of Graz is committed to increasing the proportion of female employees, especially in leadership roles. We therefore encourage qualified female colleagues in particular to apply for this position. In case of equal qualifications, women will receive priority consideration.

    Please submit your application documents (in German or English) in accordance with the general application guidelines (which can be found at https:// jobs.uni-graz.at/en/Berufungsverfahren) before the stated deadline. Your application documents should include the reference number of the position and be sent by email to:

    bewerbung.professur@uni-graz.at

    For further information please contact Prof. Christoph Kuzmics at christoph.kuzmics@uni-graz.at.

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