Assistant Professor in Economics (m/f)


Assistant professor / lecturer

WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management is a leading private business school in Germany and is continuously ranked among the top business schools in Europe. On WHU’s two campuses in Vallendar (near Koblenz) and Düsseldorf, faculty, students, and staff enjoy working in a stimulating international environment. The organizational culture combines an entrepreneurial attitude and international orientation with a strong sense of community and a high commitment to excellence.

WHU invites applications for the position of

Assistant Professor in Economics (m/f)

located at WHU Campus Vallendar, starting August 1, 2019 or later.


Academic Environment

WHU has more than 50 faculty members in the fields of management, finance and accounting, economics, entrepreneurship and innovation, marketing and sales, and supply chain management. Research at WHU aims to adhere to three principles: quality, internationality, and relevance to business practice.


Job Description

▪          The successful candidate is expected to establish her or his research (field of specialization is open) in the Economics Group and actively interface with the other groups at WHU.

▪          The successful candidate should be able to teach intermediate courses in Economics in the BSc Program (especially Microeconomics) in English.

▪          The successful candidate should support the Economics Group and WHU faculty in various tasks (admission days, research seminars, etc.).


Job Qualifications

▪          Ph.D. in Economics or Business Economics (or a related discipline)

▪          First publications or job market papers

▪          Outstanding English communication skills

▪          International experience is advantageous


What we offer

WHU offers a competitive salary as well as an attractive package consisting of a

research budget and a mentoring program for Assistant Professors. Our modern campuses provide faculty with high-quality research and teaching infrastructure. WHU is an equal opportunity employer and thus welcomes applications from individuals with diverse backgrounds. Therefore, we strongly encourage applications from female candidates. We believe in the benefits of diversity, and we foster a vibrant, international, and inspiring environment. We also offer opportunities for personal development, including language courses as well as integration assistance for new faculty members.

Our Campus in Vallendar is located in the Upper Middle Rhine Valley, a 65km stretch of the 1,230km international Rhine River. With its castles, historic towns, towering vineyards, and steep slopes, this section of the river is a UNESCO world heritage site. Major cities are dotted along the banks of the river and within easy travel distance. Koblenz marks the meeting point of the Rhine and Mosel rivers. Perfectly placed, Vallendar and its surrounding area is never short of things to see and do.

Join a thought-leading top European business school and become part of a strong faculty team committed to excellence in management education!

For informal inquiries about the position, please do not hesitate to contact

Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled. Please send your application, including CV, full publication list, teaching evaluations, and contact details of three references by email to:

WHU – Otto Beisheim School of Management

Attn.: Prof. Dr. Christian Hagist

Campus Vallendar


Assistant professor / lecturer


Vallendar , Germany