Doctoral student (75%)

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Phd candidate

The Institute of Macroeconomics (Prof. Dr. Martin Gassebner) invites applications for a position as a

Doctoral Student/Research Assistant (Salary Scale 75% 13 TV-L)

To be appointed on April 1, 2020 or later upon mutual agreement. The position is limited to three years (with a possibility of an extension).

Responsibilities and duties

Successful candidates are expected to conduct empirical research in the fields of

  • Political economy
  • International economics
  • Development economics.

While the position comes with teaching and administrative obligations, the focus will be on research and the writting of the PhD thesis.

Employment conditions

Candidates are expected to hold an excellent university degree (master or equivalent) in economics or political science with an emphasis on applied methods. Proficiency in English in speaking and writing is essential (knowledge of German is helpful but not necessary). Excellent skills in econometrics are required, knowledge of geo-spatial methods is considered an asset.

As an equal opportunities employer, Leibniz Universität Hannover intends to promote women and men in the context of statutory requirements. For this reason suitably qualified women are specifically invited to apply. Equally qualified applicants with disabilities will be given preferential treatment.


For further information, please visit the institute’s web page: and contact Prof. Dr. Martin Gassebner,


Review of applications with the usual documents (cover letter, CV, transcripts, letters of recommendation) will begin by February 29, 2020 and continue until the position is filled. Please send your application via e-mail to:

Note that statutory requirements prohibit us from reimbursing travel expenses related to job interviews.

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30167 Hannover , Germany