Postdoctoral Researcher in Economics (open field)



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The University of Hohenheim is located in Stuttgart in the south of Germany. The Department of Economics offers a supportive and inspiring research environment. Our group of researchers is highly dynamic and interactive with a strong interest in Applied and Quantitative Economics.

The Department of Economics at the University of Hohenheim seeks to hire a


Postdoctoral Researcher in Economics
(open field)


beginning on December 1st, 2022 (or later).


We are inviting outstanding and highly motivated young researchers from any field in Economics to apply for this postdoctoral position. We are looking for an early career researcher who wants to develop her/his promising research agenda to take the next step toward an academic career. The successful applicant has already demonstrated her/his ambition to pursue an academic career by showing outstanding scientific skills in her/his doctoral studies. The ideal candidate combines the ability to conduct independent and innovative research with the strong interest to embark on joint research projects in our group, aiming to publish in leading academic journals.

Applicants hold a doctoral degree in Economics (usually no longer than 2 years after completion when applying) or are close to completion. The application package should include: (i) a cover letter, (ii) an academic curriculum vitae, (iii) a copy of your job market paper, (iv) a research statement describing your research agenda (3 pages maximum), and (v) names and contact information of at least two reference letter writers.


The initial term of appointment is three years and can be extended up to six years. The position is full-time. Remuneration is based on the TV-L public pay scale (state of Baden Wuerttemberg), salary group E13 or a temporary civil service contract A13. The regular teaching obligation of 4 hours per semester can be fulfilled in a flexible way. The starting date of the position is negotiable.


The University of Hohenheim seeks to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching and therefore strongly encourages qualified female researchers to apply. With equal qualifications, preference will be given to candidates with disabilities.


Please send your application documents as one single pdf file before July 17th, 2022 to If you wish to include confidential letters of reference, make sure that they are submitted directly to the above email address. We will interview shortlisted candidates for the position online and on campus.


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