Prof. Michael Bauer, Ph.D.
As a University of Excellence, Universität Hamburg is one of the strongest research universities in Germany. As a flagship university in the greater Hamburg region, it nurtures innovative, cooperative contacts to partners within and outside academia. It also provides and promotes sustainable education, knowledge, and knowledge exchange locally, nationally, and internationally.
The Kiel Institute for the World Economy sees itself as the research institute in Germany for globalization issues. It is a member of the Leibniz Association and, having 190 employees, is also one of the world's largest centers of global economic research. Our researchers investigate the drivers and effects of international economic activity, the integration and disintegration of global markets as well as the opportunities and limits of political action in open economies.
Professorship (W2) for Economics, with a focus on International Finance – limited to 5 years
Institution: Faculty of Business, Economics and Social Sciences
Salary level: W2
Commencement of duties: at the next possible date
Application deadline: 22 June 2023
Universität Hamburg and the Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW) are jointly creating a new professorship (W2) in the Faculty of Business Economics and Social Sciences, to be filled as soon as possible. The term of this W2 professorship is limited to five years.
The position consists of a 100% appointment to the Kiel Institute for the World Economy and a teaching assignment of 2 course hours per week per semester at the Faculty of Business, Economics and Social Sciences at Universität Hamburg.
Candidates are expected to be economists that have published applied research on important questions in international economics in renowned, peer-reviewed international journals. Moreover, candidates should have a very promising research agenda with multiple projects that have the potential to be published in the very best international journals.
The research focus should be in the area of empirical international finance, in particular empirical research on topics such as international capital flows, international lending and credit, exchange rates, risks and risk premia in international financial markets, sovereign debt sustainability, financial and debt crises, global imbalances, the international financial and monetary system, or international financial institutions such as the IMF and the World Bank. Expertise in geo-economics and/or on the international role of China is also desirable given the Kiel Institute’s growing focus on these topics.
We expect the successful candidate to engage in policy and outreach activities at the Kiel Institute for the World Economy, to contribute to teaching, to participate in international research networks, and to advise students and doctoral students in their field.
The successful applicant will contribute to the foundation and development of a new profile initiative "Sustainable Finance and Economic Policy". Working in one or more of the University’s core research areas, emerging fields, or profile initiatives (https://www.uni-hamburg.de/en/forschung/forschungsprofil/forschungsschwerpunkte.html) is expected.
Section 12 subsection 7 sentence 2 of the Hamburg higher education act (Hamburgisches Hochschulgesetz, HmbHG) applies.
Academic qualifications and additional requirements as specified in Section 15 HmbHG.
Applicants are expected to have international research experience as well as a successful track record in acquiring external funding and carrying out externally funded projects.
The University places particular emphasis on the quality of teaching and therefore requests that applicants provide details of their teaching experience and objectives.
In accordance with Section 14 subsection 3 sentence 3 HmbHG, Universität Hamburg seeks to increase the proportion of women in teaching and research and encourages female academics to apply.
Severely disabled and disabled applicants with the same status will receive preference over equally qualified non-disabled applicants.
Instructions for applying
Prof. Michael Bauer, Ph.D.
+49 40 42838-5564Prof. Dr. Christoph Trebesch
+49 431 8814-577
22 June 2023
Please submit your application electronically with your curriculum vitae, list of publications, teaching experience, successful record of acquiring external funding and conducting externally funded projects, copies of certificates and documents, teaching and research plans, and the reference number, by email as a single PDF file, Bewerbungen@uni-hamburg.de.
Please submit a completed application form alongside your application documents. You can find the form at: www.uni-hamburg.de/form-prof-w2w3-en.
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