Research position (E13 TV-L, non-permanent position)



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Phd candidate

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starting January 1st, 2021

Your Tasks

  • research within a German Research Foundation (DFG) funded project on Economic Theory and Game Theory, in particular on strategic communication, ambiguity and networks (90 %)

  • support in the organization of the project (3%)

  • support of teaching activities in the area of Economic Theory and Game Theory, including grading assistance and supervision of seminar papers and theses (7 %)

Your Profile

We expect

  • completed relevant scientific degree (e. g. Master or Diploma) in Economics, Mathematical Economics, Mathematics or a related field (with good success)

  • good knowledge of English (oral and written)

  • ability to work independently, self-sufficiently and enthusiastically

  • strong organization and coordination ability

  • ability to work in teams and cooperate with others

Preferable qualifications

  • previous knowledge in one or more of the following topics: strategic communication, ambiguity, networks, non-cooperative game theory

  • intention to pursue a doctoral degree in one of the named topics (enrollment and active participation in the Bielefeld Graduate School of Economics and Management is preferred for this position)


Salary will be paid according to Remuneration level 13 of the Wage Agreement for Public Service in the Federal States (TV-L). As stipulated in §2 (1) sentence 1 of the WissZeitVG (fixed-term employment), the contract will end after three years. In accordance with the provisions of the WissZeitVGand the Agreement on Satisfactory Conditions of Employment, the length of contract may differ in individual cases. The employment is designed to encourage further academic qualification. The position is advertised as 75 % part-time job. In individual cases, this percentage may be reduced on request, as long as this does not conflict with official needs.

Bielefeld University is particularly committed to equal opportunities and the career development of its employees. It offers attractive internal and external training and further training programmes. Employees have the opportunity to use a variety of health, counselling, and prevention programmes. Bielefeld University places great importance on a work-family balance for all its employees.

Application Procedure

For full consideration, your application should be received via either post (see postal address below) or email (a single PDF) document sent to by August 19th, 2020. Please mark your application with the identification code: wiss20172. Please do not use application portfolios and send only photocopies of original documents because all application materials will be destroyed at the end of the selection procedure.
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Fakultät für Wirtschaftswissenschaften / IMW
Frau Bettina Buiwitt-Robson
P.O. Box: 10 01 31
33501 Bielefeld

Name: J-Prof. Manuel Förster
Phone: +49 521 106-2573


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P.O. Box: 10 01 31

33501 Bielefeld , Germany