The Chair of Economic Theory II (Prof. Jörg Oechssler, Ph.D.), Department of Economics, invites applications for the position of a Ph.D. student. The position is available from September 1, 2021 for a period of three years (extension up to three additional years possible). Research conducted at the chair focuses on game theory, learning, and experimental economics.
As a doctoral student, you are expected to write your dissertation on a related topic. Participation in Ph.D. courses (at the University of Mannheim) is expected. Good skills in game theory and microeconomics are required. There is a relatively small teaching load. Research activities (such as presentations at international conferences and funds for experiments) will be actively supported by the chair. Proficiency in English and German is necessary.
Applicants are expected to have completed (or being close to completing) a Master's degree in economics or related fields (e.g. mathematics). As an equal opportunity employer, the university actively encourages applications from women. Preference will be given to disabled applicants with equal qualifications. The salary corresponds to three quarters of a position of E13 TV-L, i.e., approximately 38,000 Euros per year before taxes, or more, depending on work experience. For further information, please contact the email below.
Interested candidates should send their applications (CV, names of two potential reference letter writers, copies of Bachelor’s and Master’s certificates, a grade transcript, Bachelor's and/or Master's thesis, and a letter explaining your interest in the position) to firstname.lastname@example.org.
Applications will be reviewed as they come in (so please apply as early as possible), but at the latest by April 30, 2021.