Postdoctoral Fellows (m/f/d)



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SAFE offers positions for - One-year Postdoctoral Fellows (m/f/d). 

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The Leibniz Institute for Financial Research SAFE – Sustainable Architecture for Finance in Europe – promotes high-quality research and independent policy advice on all aspects dealing with the structure and functioning of the financial system. It is committed to contributing to the strengthening of a sustainable and resilient financial architecture that promotes innovation and serves the needs of the economy and the society. Researchers from the fields of Finance, Economics, Law, and Political Science collaborate at SAFE.

SAFE offers positions for

One-year Postdoctoral Fellows (m/f/d)

starting at the earliest possible date. Applicants should have a PhD in Finance, Economics, Law, or Political Science, as well as a research interest in one of the key research fields of SAFE: Financial Intermediation, Financial Markets, Household Finance, Macro Finance, Monetary Policy, Law & Finance.

The Fellow positions come with full-time salary based on the public payment scheme of the State of Hessen TV-H, group E13. They are limited to one year with the objective to prepare a new and promising research proposal for submission to a funding program that offers the opportunity to convert the Fellow position into a longer-term research position at SAFE. Support in the application process will be provided. Funding opportunities include a. o.:

We welcome applications from candidates who show an excellent scientific track record and strong research potential as well as the commitment to contribute to the activities of the Institute. There is no teaching load assigned to the Fellow positions.

SAFE seeks to increase the share of women in research and thus strongly encourages female scholars to apply. We are also committed to promote the inclusion of persons with disabilities and therefore invite them in particular to apply.

Please submit your application, together with the usual credentials (CV, letter of motivation, transcripts etc.) and a short outline of your ideas for a research proposal (max. 2 pages, including a provisional title, a short description of the aims and ambitions of your research, your key questions and how you plan to address these), by mail to the Leibniz Institute for Financial Research SAFE, Theodor-W.-Adorno-Platz 3, 60323 Frankfurt am Main, Germany or electronically by email to by adding “APPLICATION Postdoctoral Fellow” in the subject line of your email.

Deadline for the submission is 28 February 2021.

Should you have any questions please contact Lut De Moor,


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Theodor-W.-Adorno-Platz 3

60629 Frankfurt am Main , Germany