The Chair of Microeconomics with a Focus on Energy and Resource Economics at the University of Münster (Prof. Dr. Andreas Löschel) is seeking to fill the post of a
Postdoctoral Research Associates (Wissenschaftliche
Salary Level E 13
(100 %, 39 h 50 min)
starting as of 01.05.2018
The Chair for Energy & Resource Economics (CERES) analyses the economics of regulation in energy as well as climate and resource economics. The primary instruments, which are employed, are numerical simulation models (esp. CGE models), experiments and econometric models, to quantitatively estimate and evaluate the effects of policy changes.
Suitable applicants should have sound knowledge in applied microeconomics with experience in empirical economics or Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) Models with a focus on Energy and Climate Economics and/or Behavioral Economics. A track record of published (or publishable, i.e. R&R) papers is highly appreciated. Collaboration in ongoing research projects is expected, but there will also be the opportunity for independent research.
The position is equipped with competitive salary and funds for conference travel. The initial employment contract will be for three years
Further studies towards a postdoctoral qualification (“Habilitation”) are welcome and explicitly supported. The appointment begins on 1 May 2018 or as soon as possible after this date.
The University of Münster is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to increasing the proportion of women in academics. Consequently, we actively encourage applications by women. Female candidates with equivalent qualifications and academic achievements will be preferentially considered within the framework of the legal possibilities. We also welcome applications from candidates with severe disabilities. Disabled candidates with equivalent qualifications will be preferentially considered.
For further information about the position, please contact Prof. Dr. Andreas Löschel (firstname.lastname@example.org). Please submit your application by