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Assistant Professorship in Energy Economics

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    Copenhagen Business School
    EconomicsApplied economics
    Recognised Researcher (R2)
    Established Researcher (R3)
    16/05/2021 00:00 - Europe/Brussels
    Denmark › Copenhagen


Fixed-Term Assistant Professorship in Energy Economics, Copenhagen School of Energy Infrastructure (CSEI)

Copenhagen Business School invites applications for a new position as Assistant Professor (fixed term) in Energy Economics at CSEI at the Department of Economics.

The Department of Economics provides research, teaching and knowledge transfer within the core areas of economics, i.e. microeconomics, macroeconomics, and quantitative methods. The Department is especially active in business-related, applied economic research, and comprises three research centres: Copenhagen School of Energy Infrastructure (CSEI), Centre for Innovation (CFI), and Pension Research Centre (PeRCent). In terms of research activities, the positions will be attached to and funded by CSEI.

The position as Assistant Professor involves research and teaching. The appointments will be for a period of 4 years. The research is funded by – and must contribute to – the research at CSEI.

The candidates will be expected to be physically present on campus on a regular basis and actively participate in the teaching and research activities of CSEI. 


CSEI research focus and responsibilities

The Assistant Professor is expected to strengthen and contribute to the development, external funding, and promotion of research areas of CSEI. Much of our research is focused on European energy issues, while we also maintain a global research outlook. The research priorities and strategy of CSEI are decided by the Director of the centre. The focus areas of our research include, but are not limited to, the following areas of applied energy economics, regulation, and policy research:

  • Energy infrastructure economics and finance
  • Regulation of energy networks
  • Energy market design
  • The Green Deal and energy transition
  • Energy system integration, sector coupling, and renewable energy integration
  • Energy technology and innovation analysis, e.g., power-to-X, hydrogen, and low carbon technologies
  • Energy business models
  • Energy in developing countries


CBS and departmental responsibilities 

  • Teaching and associated examination in CBS programs 
  • Individual and group-based research at high international standards 
  • Promoting CBS’s academic reputation 
  • Initiating, fund raising and coordinating research projects 
  • Promoting the teaching and research capabilities of Copenhagen Business School within the core area of Energy Economics 
  • Contributing to administrative responsibilities of the Department and CBS-wide tasks
  • Communicating findings to the public in general and to CBS’s stakeholders in particular, including participating in the public debate. 
  • Research, including responsibility for the academic development of the relevant discipline 
  • Publishing, scientific communication and research-based teaching 
  • Active participation in research activities, such as research seminars, workshops and conferences 


  • Ph.D. or equivalent advanced degrees in energy economics and relevant fields
  • Documented research track record at international level, including publications in recognized journals in the field
  • Documented experience of developing research grant proposals and managing research projects
  • Documented pedagogical qualifications or other material for the evaluation of the pedagogical level 
  • The applicant must be proficient in English (written and spoken)

Copenhagen Business School is committed to the excellence, distinctiveness and relevance of its teaching and research. Candidates who wish to join us should demonstrate enthusiasm for research, teaching, and dissemination in their field.

We welcome applications from suitably qualified candidates regardless of age, gender, race, religion or ethnic background. Candidates must hold a PhD or the equivalent, at the time of taking up the position.


CSEI – short presentation

The Copenhagen School of Energy Infrastructure (CSEI) is a highly specialised European research centre at Copenhagen Business School. At CSEI we are mainly focused on economic and policy research aspects of European energy issues. At the same time, we maintain a global outlook to energy challenges of our time. CSEI also aims to contribute to research led teaching in energy economics and environmental economics and related subjects. CSEI is funded by stakeholders from the energy sector. Please find more info at http://cbs.dk/csei/


For further information please contact:

Professor Tooraj Jamasb (tj.eco@cbs.dk) or Dr. Philipp Ostrowicz (pao.research@cbs.dk)

Information about the department may be found at http://cbs.dk/econ. Appointment and salary will be in accordance with the Ministry of Finance’s agreement with the Central Academic Organisation.



Application must be sent via the electronic recruitment system, using the link below and must include: 

  1. A cover letter (no more than 2 pages)
  2. A full CV 
  3. Proof of qualifications 
  4. Documentation of relevant, significant, original research at an international level, including publications in internationally recognized journals and citations in the Social Science Citation Index and/or Google Scholar
  5. Information indicating experience in research management, industry co-operation and international collaboration
  6. Complete, numbered list of publications (indicating titles, co-authors, page numbers and year), with an * marking of the publications to be considered for the review. A maximum of 10 academic works (journal papers, book chapters, books) published or forthcoming are allowed. Applicants are requested to prioritise their publications in relation to the field of this job advertisement.
  7. Copies of the academic works to be considered during the review. Only publications written in English or one of the Scandinavian languages will be considered
  8. Documentation of pedagogical qualifications or related material


Recruitment procedure:

The Recruitment Committee will shortlist minimum two applicants; when possible five or more applicants will be shortlisted. The shortlisted applicants will be assessed by the Assessment Committee. All applicants will be notified of their status in the recruitment process shortly after the application deadline.

The applicants selected for assessment will be notified about the composition of the Assessment Committee and later in the process about the result of the assessment.

Once the recruitment process is completed each applicant will be notified of the outcome of their application.

Copenhagen Business School must receive all application material, including all appendices (see items above), by the application deadline.

Closing date:

Copenhagen Business School must receive all application material, including all appendices (see items above), by the application deadline.

Details about Copenhagen Business School, Department of Economics, and Copenhagen School of Energy Infrastructure are available at http://www.cbs.dk

Application due: 
The deadline for applications is May 16th, 2021.

Apply online.

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Solbjerg Plads 3

EURAXESS offer ID: 629359


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