Research Associate for the Project "GLOBALINTO"

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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 Faculty of Business, Economics and Social Sciences, Department of Economics invites applications for a

                                    RESEARCH ASSOCIATE FOR THE PROJECT “GLOBALINTO”

(Capturing the value of intangible assets in micro data to promote the EU's growth and competitiveness)                   

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The position in accordance with Section 28 subsection 3 of the Hamburg higher education act (Hamburgisches Hochschulgesetz, HmbHG) commences on as soon as possible.

This is a fixed-term contract in accordance with Section 2 of the academic fixed-term labor contract act (Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz, WissZeitVG). The term is fixed until 31st of January 2022. The position calls for 100 % of standard work hours per week**. This position is also suitable for part time employment.


Duties include academic services in the project named above. Research associates may also pursue independent research and further academic qualifications.

Specific Duties:

Research associates have to successfully contribute to the foreseen research tasks and deliverables within the GLOBALINTO project under the supervision of the project leader. They have to support the project leader with the day-to-day organizational issues of the project. Presence in Hamburg is required except for the foreseen research related absences.


A university degree in a relevant field. The ideal candidate should be in their Post-Doc stage or have nearly finalized their PhD in economics. The candidate should be able to work independently. Very good English language skills are expected. Very good knowledge in Econometric and Statistics are expected, as well as a very good command of Stata (or a similar statistical software) is expected. Micro-econometric experience is expected. Knowledge of the research field on intangible capital and labour productivity growth would be an asset.


The Free and Hanseatic City of Hamburg promotes equal opportunity. As women are currently underrepresented in this job category at Universität Hamburg according to the evaluation conducted under the Hamburg act on gender equality (Hamburgisches Gleichstellungsgesetz, HambGleiG), we encourage women to apply for this position. Equally qualified and suitable female applicants will receive preference.

Qualified disabled candidates or applicants with equivalent status receive preference in the application process.

For further information, please contact the project leader Dr. Felix Roth via email: or consult our website at Appointments for Job Interviews will start as soon as possible.

Applications should include a cover letter, a tabular curriculum vitae, copies of degree certificate(s) and a job market paper. Please send applications by 30th of April 2020 to:

by post to:

Dr. Felix Roth
University of Hamburg
Faculty of Business, Economics and Social Sciences
Department of Economics
Von-Melle-Park 5
20146 Hamburg

Please do not submit original documents as we are not able to return them. Any documents submitted will be destroyed after the application process has concluded.

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Von-Melle-Park 5

20146 Hamburg , Germany