Junior Professorship (W1) in Energy Management in Developing Countries
RWTH Aachen University
Please send a cover letter stating research aims and a CV to:
Dekan der Fakultät für Wirtschaftswissenschaften der RWTH Aachen University, Prof. Dr. Christian Grund, 52056 Aachen.
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The deadline for applications is October 25, 2021.
This position is also available as part-time employment per request.
We welcome applications from all suitably qualified candidates regardless of gender. RWTH Aachen University is certified as a family-friendly university and offers a
dual career program for partner hiring. We particularly welcome and encourage applications from women, disabled people and ethnic minority groups, recognizing they are
underrepresented across RWTH Aachen University. The principles of fair and open competition apply and appointments will be made on merit.
RWTH Aachen University is one of Germany’s pre-eminent Universities of Excellence, which entails the highest quality in teaching and world-class research. RWTH addresses bold, scientific questions; it also assumes a profound responsibility toward society and transfers its knowledge into meaningful applications. RWTH strives for the convergence of knowledge, methods, and findings from its research fields and integrates in-depth disciplinary knowledge into interdisciplinary research consortia repre-sented as profile areas. The university’s dynamic, creative, and international environment encompasses efficient research networks, institutionalized cooperations, and, most of all, the innovative RWTH Campus-Project which harbors one of the most extensive technology-oriented research landscapes in Europe.
Junior Professor (W1) in Energy Management in Developing Countries School of Business and Economics
We are seeking qualified applicants for teaching and research in the area of Energy Management in Developing Countries. The starting date is as soon as possible. The research of the professorship focuses on the economic modeling and analysis of energy system changes in developing countries. Specific research topics can emphasize the study of value chains and their cost structures, institutional frameworks in developing countries, as well as capacity building and agency with a view to the entire energy system. Methodological knowledge of sustainability management approaches (e.g., life-cycle assessment), quantitative and empirical modeling, or simulation techniques is desired. The willingness to cooperate in the implementation and operation of the WASCAL Master Program “International Master on Energy and Green Hydrogen Technology” (funded by the BMBF) is required.
You should have a completed university degree and a special aptitude for scientific work which is generally verified by means of an outstanding doctorate. Ability in and commitment to teaching are essential. The application should include supporting documents regarding success in teaching. German is not necessary to begin but will be expected as a teaching language within 5 years.