FACULTY SOLVAY BRUSSELS SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS AND MANAGEMENT
Application deadline: December 31, 2021
Start date: 01/10/2022
The Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management
The Solvay Brussels School of Economics and Management (SBS-EM) is the faculty of Economics and Management of the Université libre de Bruxelles (ULB). The faculty’s mission is to have a decisive and positive impact on how economic and business challenges are addressed. With a strong emphasis on quantitative methods, we produce pioneering research and educate women and men to become true leaders and entrepreneurs in their field.
SBS-EM consists of a vibrant mix of people interested in management, economics and finance. The faculty actively strives to create and maintain an intellectually stimulating environment, advancing scientific knowledge, while at the same time contributing to the development of effective practices and life-long learning for organizations. SBS-EM is FT-ranked (70th in 2020) and EQUIS and AMBA accredited.
Description of the Chair in Public Economics
Area of research:
The successful candidate will have a strong background in public economics, broadly defined, and have practical exposure (through empirical research or otherwise) to some key regulated sector(s). There are no restrictions on subdisciplines, but everything else equal, preference will be given to research profiles with a link to regulation and infrastructure. The successful candidate will collaborate closely with SBS-EM and ULB faculty members in the disciplines relevant for their research agenda. Members of the faculty are for instance active in the fields of political and institutional economics, international economics, sustainable development, welfare economics, public management, among others.
Educational and scientific goals:
The selected candidate will contribute to research, teaching and outreach in public economics and regulation at SBS-EM. Specifically, s/he will be expected to
Courses covered at the time of recruitment:
Candidates will be expected to contribute to SBS-EM´s core courses and programs in public economics and to supervise on average 6 master theses per year in this field. In the long-run, candidates will be requested to teach 4 courses of 5 ECTS (approximately 24 contact hours) per year. The envisaged teaching assignment for the first year consists of ECON-S-421 Economics of Regulation and ECON-S424 Cost benefit analysis of public decisions at the master level and one section of ECONS307 Applied Economics Workshop at the bachelor level.
PhD Degree (with doctoral thesis) in economics or closely related fields.
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The recruiting committee will select the candidates on the basis of the following criteria: quality of the research project and scientific publications, pedagogical project with respect to teaching public economics to different types of audiences and teaching experience at different levels, international experience and academic collaborations, experience in institutional relationships and networking capabilities. SBS-EM uses an extensive ranking of journals to measure research output and uses this, together with other standard research outputs, for tenure and promotion decisions.
The appointment to the academic staff of ULB is made at the “Chargé de Cours” (Associate Professor) level. The exact wage scale depends on the seniority level, which in turn depends on the total years of postdoctoral experience.
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