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Job Vacancies

Currently, we have the following job vacancies at our Department:

 

  • Professor of Economics, Applied Macroeconomics (W3)

    The Department of Economics at the School of Law and Economics of the University of Mannheim invites applications to fill the position of

    Professor of Economics, Applied Macroeconomics (W3)

    limited to a period of five years, starting on August 1, 2021. The limitation is based on § 50 para. 2 p. 1 no. 3 of the Landeshochschulgesetz (LHG) of Baden-Württemberg.

    The professor represents the field of applied macroeconomics in research and teaching. We are looking for a macroeconomist broadly defined. Applications from all subfields of macroeconomics are welcome. The professor is expected to teach doctoral candidates at the Center for Doctoral Studies in Economics of the Graduate School of Economics and Social Sciences and to raise external funding.

    The conditions for an appointment are stipulated in section 47 of the Act on Higher Education of the Land of Baden-Württemberg (LHG). Applicants are requested to provide proof of a higher education degree, pedagogical aptitude, a doctorate and additional academic achievements proven by a habilitation or equivalent academic achievements from within or outside of the higher education sector.

    The successful candidate will be appointed as a temporary civil servant if all prerequisites are met.

    The University of Mannheim places great importance on comprehensive guidance of its students and therefore expects professors to be present at the university for their students. Moreover, the University of Mannheim expects a new faculty member to relocate to Mannheim or the greater area in order to become an active member of the university community.

    The University of Mannheim is committed to increasing the quota of women in research and teaching and thus encourages women with adequate qualifications to apply. Applications of equally qualified disabled candidates are given preferential consideration.

    Please submit your application by 31 October 2020 to Prof. Volker Nocke, Head of the Department of Economics of the University of Mannheim, D-68131 Mannheim.

     

    Please find detailed information on your rights regarding the collection of personal data according to article 13 of the General Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO) on the University of Mannheim website (https://www.uni-mannheim.de/en/about/employment-opportunities/data-protection-during-the-job-application-process/). If you apply by e-mail, please note that protection of confidential data cannot be guaranteed as unauthorized third parties could gain access to unencrypted e-mails during transmission.

  • Four Assistant Professorships (W1) in Economics

    The Department of Economics at the School of Law and Economics of the University of Mannheim invites applications to fill the positions of

    (1) Assistant Professor of Microeconomics (W1)
    (2) Assistant Professor of Applied Microeconomic Theory (W1)
    (3) Assistant Professor of Economic Policy and Political Economy (W1)
    (4) Assistant Professor of Applied Econometrics (W1)

    The focus is on (1 and 2) suitable candidates with research in microeconomic theory and its applications, for example, in financial economics and organizational economics, (3) suitable candidates performing empirical or theoretical research on economic policy or political economy issues including in particular the fields of tax-, environmental- or energy policy, and (4) excellent candidates performing applied or methodological research in econometrics.

    A close cooperation with the scientists working in the department is expected. Teaching responsibilities include an appropriate participation in the education of students of economics. Participation in the training of doctoral students within the Mannheim Center for Doctoral Studies in Economics is expected.

    The holder of the respective position shall acquire additional qualifications for the position of a full university professor in accordance with the catalogue of duties as laid down in the service regulations and the subject-specific requirements associated with the position by independently performing research and teaching duties in his/her field of specialization.

    The conditions for an appointment are stipulated in section § 51 (2) and (3) of the Act on Higher Education of the Land of Baden-Württemberg (LHG). In addition to a completed university degree and proof of an outstanding doctorate, pedagogical aptitude and the ability to assume the position of assistant professor based on additional academic achievements are expected. If the general conditions are met, the position is filled for a period of up to six years within the framework of a civil service contract. If it can be expected that the holder of the assistant professorship will complete the final evaluation on a particularly outstanding level, a simplified recruiting procedure for the transfer to a tenured professorship in accordance with section 48 (1) 6 LHG will be sought, subject to budgetary approval.

    The University of Mannheim is committed to increasing the quota of women in research and teaching and thus encourages women with adequate qualifications to apply. Applications of equally qualified disabled candidates are given preferential consideration.

    CONTACT: Martin Peitz (1 and 2), Hans Peter Grüner (3), and Carsten Trenkler (4), Department of Economics, University of Mannheim, D-68131 Mannheim, Department website: www.vwl.uni-mannheim.de

    Applications are requested online via EconJobMarket.org only until 17 November 2020. E-mail address for inquiries is jobmkt@uni-mannheim.de. If in individual cases an electronic application should be impossible, please send your documents to Prof. Volker Nocke, Head of the Department of Economics of the University of Mannheim, D-68131 Mannheim.

     

    Please find detailed information on your rights regarding the collection of personal data according to article 13 of the General Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO) on the University of Mannheim website (https://www.uni-mannheim.de/en/about/employment-opportunities/data-protection-during-the-job-application-process/). If you apply by e-mail, please note that protection of confidential data cannot be guaranteed as unauthorized third parties could gain access to unencrypted e-mails during transmission.

  • Postdoctoral Fellowship in Empirical Industrial Organization

    The Department of Economics at the University of Mannheim invites applications for an

    ERC funded Postdoctoral Fellowship in empirical industrial organization

    starting September 1, 2021 (starting date is flexible) until January 1, 2023 (with a potential extension of up to three years).

    The department has strong international ties, a widely recognized graduate school, and has been awarded special support as a Center of Excellence by the German government.

    Applications should include a CV, two letters of recommendation and at least one recent research paper. Applications will be accepted on a rolling basis until December 22, 2020.

    Short-listed candidates will be invited to do an online interview in January and a job market seminar (online or in-person) in March.

    CONTACT: Michelle Sovinsky, Department of Economics, University of Mannheim, D-68131 Mannheim, Department website: www.vwl.uni-mannheim.de

    Applicants are requested to apply via EconJobMarket.org only.

     

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