Postdoctoral Researcher in Industrial Organization, Behavioral Economics, or International Economics

The Düsseldorf Institute for Competition Economics (DICE) at Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf is inviting applications for a position as

Postdoctoral Researcher in Industrial Organization, Behavioral Economics, or International Economics (full time, EG 13 TV-L)

The duration of the position is initially limited to two years, starting on October 1st, 2019 or later. The fixed-term nature of the contract is based upon the Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz (WissZeitVG) with the objective of promoting the scientific qualification of the academic employees.

Candidates must have completed a master’s degree in Economics or a related discipline with outstanding grades. A PhD in a relevant field is an advantage. We expect very good knowledge of theoretical and empirical economic methods and excellent command of the English language.

The successful candidate conducts research and teaching in the area of Industrial Organization or International Economics. More specifically, we expect the researcher to address questions in either Behavioral Industrial Organization, Competition Economics, Empirical Industrial Organization, or policy-relevant questions in International Economics.

At Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf, appointments may also be part-time, provided there are no overriding administrative reasons in individual cases for requiring full-time employment. The exact salary will depend on the personal qualification of the applicant up to EG 13 TV-L.

Heinrich Heine University is an equal opportunity employer. Applications from women are expressly welcome. Women with comparable qualifications will receive particular consideration unless another applicant displays compelling reasons to prefer this person.

Applications from suitably qualified severely disabled persons or disabled persons regarded as being of equal status according to Book IX of the German Social Legal Code (SGB – Sozialgesetzbuch) are encouraged.

Interviews will be conducted at the EEA Job Market Meeting, Naples, Italy, 6-7 Dec 2018, at Heinrich-Heine-University Dusseldorf, Germany, or via Skype.

Detailed information about DICE is available at

For questions regarding the positions, please contact Prof. Dr. Paul Heidhues, e-mail

A job-market paper, letters of recommendation as well as further detailed application materials (as a single file) should be submitted by

November 27, 2018, citing reference number 133 T 18-3.1


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