Postdoctoral Researcher in Macroeconomics

Postdoctoral Researcher in Macroeconomics

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Postdoc

Reference Number

409/2022

 

Postdoctoral Researcher in Macroeconomics

The Faculty of Economics and Business Administration seeks to fill the position of a

Postdoctoral Researcher in Macroeconomics

commencing on April 1, 2023, or later. We offer a full-time position (40 hours a week), which is initially limited to two years but may be extended based on the availability of resources.

The Department of Economics at the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration strives to produce excellent research that offers new insights into policy-relevant problems. The department’s research areas include topics in financial economics, innovation economics, microeconomics, experimental economics, public economics, international economics, and macroeconomics. The department collaborates with renowned national and international partners and has close ties to the Halle Institute for Economic Research (IWH). Based in the Economics Department, the Macroeconomics Research Group conducts high-quality research, focusing on business cycles and monetary and fiscal policy. Furthermore, the group teaches a broad portfolio of Bachelor’s and Master’s courses at the University of Jena. In addition, we offer a major in quantitative macroeconomics. You can find further information at https://www.makro.uni-jena.de, or you can contact Roland Winkler (roland.winkler@uni-jena.de).

 

Your responsibilities:

  • You develop your own research agenda in the field of macroeconomics.
  • You disseminate your research through scientific publications, workshops, and conferences.
  • You actively participate in the department’s research activities.
  • You participate in applying for third-party funding.
  • You support the department’s teaching activities, teach courses at the Bachelor’s and Master’s levels, and supervise Bachelor’s, Master’s, and Ph.D. theses.

 

Your profile:

  • You have a Ph.D. (or equivalent) in Economics or be close to completing it.
  • You hold a Master’s degree in Economics (or related fields).
  • You have the potential to produce publications in highly regarded, internationally recognized journals, demonstrated by either a publication record or an excellent Job Market Paper.
  • You act with attention to quality, integrity, creativity, and cooperation.
  • You have an excellent command of English. Knowledge of German is desirable but not necessary.

 

We offer:

  • The opportunity to develop your academic profile in an international, collegial, and dynamic research environment with a commitment to academic excellence.
  • Financial support for your network activities, such as participation in international conferences and workshops.
  • A stimulating working environment at a research-oriented university in the City of Jena, a young and lively town with a vibrant local cultural agenda.
  • A family-friendly working environment with a variety of offers for families: University Family Office ‘JUniFamilie’ and flexible childcare (‘JUniKinder’).
  • Remuneration based on the provisions of the Collective Agreement for the Public Sector of the Federal States (TV-L) at salary scale TVL 13— depending on the candidate’s qualifications—, including a special annual payment following the collective agreement.

                                                                                                                  

Candidates with severe disabilities will be given preference in the case of equal qualifications and suitability.

 

Are you eager to work for us? Then submit your detailed written application (including a Job Market Paper and two recommendation letters) by email (one PDF file), stating the vacancy ID 409/2022 by January 29, 2023, to:

 

Friedrich-Schiller-Universität Jena

Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultät
Professur für Makroökonomik
Carl-Zeiss-Straße 3
07743 Jena

 

E-Mail: tina.lorenz@uni-jena.de 

Interviews, including a presentation of your job market paper, will be online from February 1 to February 3, 2023.

Since all application documents will be duly destroyed after the recruitment process, we ask you to submit only copies of your documents.

 

For further information for applicants and information on the collection of personal data, please refer to https://www.uni-jena.de/en/job-market

 

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Attendance

Partially Remote (some attendance required)

Posted on

Application Deadline

Type

Postdoc

Reference Number

409/2022

Carl-Zeiss-Stra%C3%9Fe%203%2C%20Jena%2C%20Germany

Carl-Zeiss-Straße 3

07743 Jena Jena , Germany