Postdoc position in fisheries economics in Bergen, Norway

NHH Norwegian School of Economics in Bergen, Norway (www.nhh.no), invites applications for a three-year post-doctoral position in natural resource economics at the Department of Economics.

The department has high ambitions in terms of research and offers a stimulating research environment, where the main research areas are Experimental Economics, Industrial Organization, International Trade, Labor Economics, Macroeconomics, Public Economics and Resource Economics.

The position is associated with SeaSurf, an international and interdisciplinary research project funded by the Research Council of Norway. The project aims to analyze the interplay between the behavioral, market, and biological dimensions of the fisheries system and its regulatory framework. The research team includes researchers from several European and North American universities: NHH, Tilburg, Santa Barbara, Oslo, Wisconsin and Wageningen. The successful candidate will have discretion to develop his/her own research agenda in collaboration with the project team.

The position will involve some teaching and additional supervision within the department. Research travel and collaboration with international researchers will be encouraged.

Applicants should have completed a Ph.D. in Economics by the date of appointment. In the event of equivalent qualifications, female applicants will be given preference. The salary will be negotiable according to the State Salary Scale for Junior Positions. In addition, we can offer:

  •  Funds for travel, equipment and other expenses
  • Membership in the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund
  • Bonus for publications in selected journals (up to NOK 100.000 per publication)

In Norway health care, schools and most other public services are free. The city of Bergen has a mild and coastal climate and offers rich opportunities for culture and outdoor activities (www.visitnorway.com) – as well as a family-friendly environment.

Please submit a job market paper, three reference letters and a CV, including information on education, work experience and a list of all publications.

 Reference letters must be submitted by email directly to NHH (kristin.haugland@nhh.no) from your references.

In the assessment of applicants, international experience and qualifications will be emphasized.

Information about the applicant (name only) may be made public even though the applicant has requested not to be named in the list of applicants. The applicant will be notified if his/her request is not respected.

Enquiries may be directed to:

Associate Professor Linda Nøstbakken, linda.nostbakken@nhh.no / phone +47 55 95 91 34 or

Administration Manager, Trude K. Gudmundset, trude.gudmundset@nhh.no / phone +47 55 95 93 46.

Deadline for applications is 28 April 2015.

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