Postdoctoral Researcher

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Postdoc

Reference Number

160.21 - 3.1

The faculty of Business Administration and Economics of Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf and the Düsseldorf Institute for Competition Economics (DICE) are inviting applications for a position as

Postdoctoral Researcher (m/f/d) in Trade and Industrial Organisation or in Empirical Industrial Organisation or in Competition Policy (100 %, pay grade 13 TV-L)

The employment is initially limited to a period of three years, starting on October 1st, 2022, with an option for an extension. It is a qualification position in the sense of the Act of Academic Fixed-Term Contract (Wissenschaftsvertragsgesetz -WissZeitVG), which is to promote the scientific qualification of the employee.

Your tasks:

The successful candidate conducts research and teaching (teaching in German is not required) in the field Trade and Industrial Organisation or in Empirical Industrial Organisation (with a slight preference for researchers focusing on consumer behaviour) or in Competition Policy.

Our requirements:

• A completed scientific university education (M.Sc. / M.A. / Diploma / Magister) in the field of Economics or a related discipline with outstanding grades

• PhD in a relevant field

• Very good knowledge of theoretical and empirical economic methods

• Excellent command of the English language

The pay scale grouping will be, depending on the personal qualification of the applicant, up to pay grade 13 TV-L.

In principle, the employment can also take place part-time, if no compelling official reasons are opposed in an individual case.

Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf aims at increasing the percentage of employed women. Applications from women will therefore be given preference in cases of equal aptitude, ability and professional achievements unless there are exceptional reasons for choosing another applicant. Heinrich Heine University strongly supports the principle of excellence through diversity. Heinrich Heine University signed the “Diversity Charter” and successfully participated in the Stifterverband‘s “Shaping Diversity” audit. It is certified as a family-friendly university and has set itself the goal of promoting the diversity of its employees. Applications from suitably qualified severely disabled persons or disabled persons regarded as being of equal status according to Book IX of the German Social Code (SGB – Soziales Gesetzbuch) are encouraged.

Detailed information about DICE is available at: http://www.dice.hhu.de

Your contact person in case of questions regarding the position is Prof. Dr. Paul Heidhues; email: heidhues@dice.hhu.de.

Interviews will be conducted virtually via Cisco WebEx during the EEA European Job Market Meeting 2021 (Wednesday, December 15th, 2021 to Saturday, December 18th, 2021). We use EconJob­Market.org for organising the application process. Thus, applicants are urged to apply via EconJobMarket.org. Please note that in case of unencrypted electronic communication via such a portal breaches of confidentiality and third party access may not be excluded.

Please submit your application documents (job market paper, letter of recommendation, further detailed application material) citing reference no. 160.21 – 3.1 until 31.12.2021 preferably online via EconJobMarket.org. Alternatively, application documents may be sent to info@dice.hhu.de.

Please do not submit application materials in folders and be sure to send copies only, as documents will not be returned (they will be destroyed after the selection procedure has been completed).

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Posted on

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Type

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Reference Number

160.21 - 3.1

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