Assistant Professor (tenure track) of Econometrics – MaastrichtUniversity(UM) – Maastricht

MaastrichtUniversity(UM)

The Department of Quantitative Economics (QE) within the School of Business and Economics at Maastricht University has leading international reputation both for research and education in econometrics, actuarial sciences, mathematical economics and operations research. We are offering a tenure track position for an Assistant Professor in Econometrics, with special interests in theoretical econometrics, statistics as well as their applications to financial and economic data.

The teaching tasks of the QE Department consists of both courses for the bachelor and master programs in Economics and Business, and courses for the Bachelor and Master programs in Econometrics and Operations Research. As to the latter programs, teaching covers the large spectrum of mathematics, statistics, operations research, econometrics, mathematical economics, and actuarial science. Teaching ranges from teaching in small groups (UM’s Problem Based Learning) to lecturing in large scale introductory statistics courses for economists, international business and University College. The applicant will also be asked to supervise bachelor and master theses. QE staff members have a 50% teaching duty.

The applicant will contribute to research in econometrics and statistics and is expected to publish in international top journals in one or more of the fields of interest to the QE department. The candidate is expected, given his research output, to become a fellow of the SBE research school (GSBE).

Maastricht University is known for its high quality in both teaching and research and hence we will privilege candidates with strong skills in those two important components.

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