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PhD or PostDoc Position @ University of Passau

The Chair of Public Economics (Professor Stefan Bauernschuster) offers a Graduate Research and Teaching Assistant or Post-Doc position from 1st October 2024

Your role

Your responsibilities will include working independently on research projects on predominantly empirical topics in the fields of labour, population and health economics as well as related fields. You will be expected to present your findings at international conferences and prepare them for publication in internationally renowned journals. The teaching load is 3.75 contact teaching hours per week (“Semesterwochenstunden”) for the 75% position or 5.0 contact teaching hours per week for the 100% position and includes mainly English-language courses for Bachelor’s and Master’s degree programmes. We offer you the opportunity of pursuing a doctorate or postdoctoral habilitation qualification.

Your profile

You have a very good university master’s degree in economics or have (almost) completed your doctoral studies in economics. Sound knowledge of applied microeconometrics and microeconomics is required; specialised knowledge in the field of labour, population or health economics would be desirable. In addition to good organisational and communication skills, we expect you to have a keen interest in empirical research. You are a good fit for us if you are a motivated team player who is open to new ideas and shows plenty of initiative. Excellent written and spoken English is required for this position.

What we offer you

  • Diverse and challenging work in an international environment with dedicated researchers
  • Participation in the doctoral programmes of the faculty and the Bavarian Graduate
    Program in Economics (BGPE)
  • Possibility of becoming integrated into the DFG Research Training Group “Digital Platform
  • A modern university campus that is just a few minutes’ walk from the historic Old Town
    and idyllically situated on the Inn river
  • Pleasant working atmosphere in a family-friendly environment

Application deadline: July 21, 2024
Find more information here.