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Job Vacancies

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


  • Six Assistant Professorships (W1) in Economics

    The Department of Economics at the University of Mannheim invites applications for six assistant professorships in 

        Microeconomics, Empirical Industrial Organization, Environmental Economics
        Behavioral Economics
        Public Economics
        Theoretical Econometrics and Statistics

    Subject to budgetary approval the positions will be tenure track. Applicants are expected to show outstanding commitment to research and must have obtained a PhD when taking up the position. 

    The Department also invites applications for up to seven postdoctoral positions in all fields. These positions can be filled for one 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. Salaries and teaching load are competitive at the European level. Teaching can be entirely in English. 

    Applications should include a resume, three letters of recommendation and at least one recent research paper. The review of applications begins November 20 and the search continues until the positions are filled. 

    Depending on the field, interviews will be conducted at the Royal Economic Society PhD Meetings 2017/18 at Westminster Business School in December, at the ASSA Meeting in Philadelphia in January, or via Skype.

    CONTACT: Jochen Streb, Department of Economics, University of Mannheim, D-68131 Mannheim, Department website:

    Applicants are requested to apply via only. E-mail address for inquiries is jobmkt(at)