Postdoctoral Researcher (E13 TV-G-U)

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The Chair of Macroeconomics and Finance at the Department of Money and Macroeconomics at Goethe-University Frankfurt is seeking to fill, from August 1st, 2019 to May 31st 2021 the position of a

Postdoctoral Researcher

(E13 TV-G-U)

with possibility of an extension based on availability of further funding. The salary grade is based on the job characteristics of the collective agreement applicable to Goethe University.

You will be a part of an international project team working on the construction of a hybrid household-level data set, linking survey data to administrative account data from a major international bank for purposes of academic research, publishable in internationally recognized journals. You will also contribute to project reports and you will join the team of the Chair of Macroeconomics and Finance.

Prerequisites are a completed university degree as well as a completed doctoral degree and very good command of English.

The Chair offers an interesting workplace with many development opportunities. The existing international network of researchers in household finance facilitates scientific exchange. The Chair is actively promoting participation in national and international conferences, including those of the CEPR Network on Household Finance.

The Johann Wolfgang Goethe University Frankfurt am Main is one of the largest universities in Germany with around 48.000 students and with about 5.000 employees. Founded in 1914 by Frankfurt citizens and since 2008 once again proud of its legal status as a foundation, Goethe University possesses a high degree of autonomy, modernity and professional diversity. As a comprehensive university, Goethe University comprises a total of 16 schools and offers 100 degree programs, along with an outstanding research reputation.

The University is committed to a policy of providing equal employment opportunities for both men and women alike, and therefore encourages particularly women to apply for the position/s offered. Individuals with severe disability will be prioritized in case of equal qualification.

Application should include a letter of motivation, a CV, certificates, one research paper, and a transcript of grades in PhD and Master courses. Two letters of recommendation (one by the thesis advisor stating expected defense time) should be emailed directly by the referees to Please send your application by May 29th, 2019 via e-mail to the Administrative Assistant to the Chair: or apply directly via Inomics. Should you have any questions, please contact Prof. Michael Haliassos via e-mail:


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Frankfurt am Main , Germany