Tenure-Track Position for the field of Development Economics at the Department of Development Studies, University of Vienna

At the Department of Development Studies of the University of Vienna the position of a Tenure-Track Position for the field of Development Economics (full-time position; available as of 1 March 2017) is to be filled.

At the Department of Development Studies of the University of Vienna the position of a Tenure-Track Position for the field of Development Economics (full-time position; available as of 1 March 2017) is to be filled. Candidates should have an established track record in development research and teaching from an economic perspective and should be ready for transdisciplinary collaboration with scholars from other disciplines (e.g. sociology, political science, social and cultural anthropology, history, gender studies) in dealing with issues of development studies.

The position requires experience with development theory, development (policy) discourses, and critical approaches to development. It also requires participating in the department’s transdisciplinary research as well as publication efforts. The successful candidate will coordinate the teaching of development economics. The requested qualification needs to be in the field of development economics. Applicants must be familiar with theories, methodologies and empirical findings of development economics as well as corresponding quantitative and qualitative methods. Experience in designing, procuring and directing major research projects focussing on the Global South, and willingness as well as ability to assume the responsibility of team leadership are expected.

Job description: The announced position is an academic tenure-track position. Please send your application — preferably in English and in electronic form — to the Job Center of the University of Vienna (jobcenter@univie.ac.at). Reference no.: 7206. The application deadline is 28 February 2017.

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