About me: Curriculum Vitae

PERSONAL DATA

Surname/ First name

Neycheva, Mariya Ivanova

Nationality

Bulgarian

Occupational field

Associate Professor of Economics

 

EDUCATION

Dates

2003-02.2007

Title of qualification awarded

PhD in Economics

Principal subjects

Macroeconomics; PhD thesis: Non-linear effects of government expenditure

Name of organisation providing education

University of Economics - Varna, Bulgaria

Dates

1999-2002

Title of qualification awarded

Master in Economics

Nameof organisation providing education

Burgas Free University, Bulgaria

Dates

1995-1997

Title of qualification awarded

Post-graduate Qualification in Management

Name of organisation providing education

University of National and World Economics, Sofia, Bulgaria

Dates

1986-1991

Title of qualification awarded

Master in Engineering Science

Name of organisation providing education

Technical University, Sofia, Bulgaria

Dates

1981-1986

Title of qualification awarded

Secondary Educational Degree

Name of organisation providing education

Mathematical School of Burgas, Bulgaria

Dates

1992

Title of qualification awarded

Diploma in English

Name and type of organisation providing education

2nd English Language Secondary School - Sofia, Diploma in English

 

RECENT WORK EXPERIENCE

Dates

January 2003 - now

Occupation or position held

Associate Professor in Economics

Main activities and responsibilities

Teaching Macroeconomics, Microeconomics, Economics (undergraduate and graduate students)

Managerial Economics (Master level), Transnational Corporations and Banks (Master level)

Research in Fiscal policy, Human capital, Growth, European Union; Work on projects

Name and address of employer

Burgas Free University, 62 San Stefano St., 8000 Burgas, Bulgaria

Type of business or sector

Private non-profit, Higher Education

Dates

January 2011 - February 2013

Occupation or position held

Lecturer

Main activities and responsibilities

Teaching Economics (in English) to undergraduate students

Name and address of employer

International University College, 3 Bulgaria Bul. 9300 Dobrich, Bulgaria

Type of business or sector

Private, Higher Education

 

TRAINING

Dates

02.- 07.1996

Title of qualification awarded

Post-graduate qualification in Economic and Management Studies

Principal subjects  covered

Research methods, Econometrics, Finance, Marketing Management

Name of organisation providing training

Limburgs Universitair Centrum, Belgium

Dates

02.1993

Title of qualification awarded

Training course in Open Learning Methodology

Principal subjects covered

Open Learning Methodology and its application in Bulgaria

Name and type of organisation providing education and training

Thames Valley University, UK

Dates

02.1993, 07.1994

Title of qualification awarded

Training course in Business Information Systems and Quantitative Methods for Open Learning Education

Principal subjects /occupational skills covered

Preparing Program Curriculum in Quantitative Methods and Business Information Systems for Open Learning Education held at University of National and World Economy - Sofia, Bulgaria

Name and type of organisation providing training

T.E.I. - Larissa, Greece

Dates

07.1991, 07.1992

Title of qualification awarded

Training course in the methodology of College Education in Business Studies

Name and type of organisation providing education and training

Willesden College of Technology - London, UK and University of National and World Economy - Sofia, Bulgaria

PERSONAL SKILLS AND COMPETENCES

Mother tongue(s)

 Bulgarian

Other language(s)

 

Self-assessment

 

Understanding

Speaking

Writing

European level (*)

 

Listening

Reading

Spoken interaction

Spoken production

 

English

 

 

fluent

 

fluent

 

fluent

 

fluent

 

fluent

Russian

 

 

good

 

very good

 

good

 

good

 

very good

German

 

 

-

 

good

 

-

 

-

 

-

 

(*) Common European Framework of Reference for Languages

Fioreign Language Tests Taken

TOEFL Test taken on 12/13/2001, Total Score 273 (95%), Essay Rating 6.0 out of 6.0

GRE Test taken on 09/21/2011, Verbal Section 600 (85%), Quantitative Section 790 (96%)

Computer skills and competences

Microsoft Office, Statistical Software (Minitab, SPSS, GRETL, R), Moodle, Blackboard

Other skills and competences

teaching skills, strong research skills, strong analytical skills, oral and written presentation, data processing and analysis, economic and business analysis, editorial work, lecturing in English

Driving license

Driving license

AWARDS, GRANTS, SCHOLARSHIPS

Open Society Foundation Grand, Central European University , April 2006

Burgas Free University, Bulgaria, Academic Prize for Excellence and High Results, 2002

TEMPUS Scholarship, University of National and World Economy, February – July, 1996

TEMPUS Scholarship, February 1993, March 1993, July 1994

Institute of Electronics, Sofia, Bulgaria, Scholarship for Academic Excellence, 1988–91

Scholarship awarded by the Technical University of Sofia for Academic Excellence, 1986-87

Golden Badge, Mathematical School for Excellence and School Activity, 1986