- particularly in forest and natural resource economics
The assistant professor shall conduct research and teaching within the field of forest- /natural resource economics, with focus on sustainable use, in alliance with SLU's overall research strategy. Furthermore, the assistant professor is expected to develop a strong research group and actively apply for external funding. The position is a research career opportunity and to develop a research field is therefore the main task. The assistant professor is also expected to teach at bachelor- and master levels, supervise students and to be assistant supervisor for PhD students. The assistant professor should also take part in the department development work as well as pedagogic development and is expected to qualify for promotion to senior lecturer within the four-year employment period.
Qualifications: To be eligible for the position a PhD degree (or equivalent scientific competence within the economic area) is required. Persons who have a PhD degree not older than seven years (before the application period expires) are prioritized. Scientific skills within the economic field, widely speaking, are the main criteria for employment. Experiences from other research groups (outside SLU), ebullient to a post doc, or PhD degree from other universities are expected. The ability to communicate and write English is an absolute requirement.
Competence: Upon evaluation for employment as assistant professor, the qualitative indicators of the applicant’s scientific skills are evaluated. Furthermore, the applicant’s ability to develop an independent research area within the forest/natural resource economics field is evaluated together with the ability to collaborate within most of the department’s main research fields. Further, the possibility to be promoted to lecturer within the given time frame is also of outmost importance. Communicative ability is also evaluated. Experiences from administrative work as well as experiences from teaching are a merit.
CERE’s Bengt Kriström and Per-Olov Johansson points out the waste of stopping Vattenfalls’ German power production due to the EU-ETS in SvD on April 21st 2016. They also hope that the owners of Vattenfall act with the tax payers best interest in mind and sell the German activity.
The aim of the ceremony is to draw attention to foreign students and their significance as Swedish ambassadors. To encourage and engage these students to, upon completing their studies, maintain their relationship to Sweden and their University.
Philip was nominated by SLU with the following text: Philip Kofi Adom from Ghana finished his PhD thesis in record time, 1.5 years. Philip’s research combine methods and study areas in an innovative way, focusing on how to secure energy systems while balancing environmental quality and economic development. Contrary to common belief, Philip’s research show that goals of economic development and environmental quality are not mutually exclusive, and his findings about how important regulatory framework, institutions and infrastructure are to avoid countries being caught in an energy inefficient trap might affect political development worldwide. With his impressive focus, reflectiveness and dedicated work, Philip is a role model for all students, and an outstanding representative for SLU and Sweden.