The economics department at the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition (MPI) focuses on issues in the field of innovation and entrepreneurship. Its objective is to investigate the determinants, outcomes and implications of innovation and entrepreneurship processes, as well as their behavioral foundations.
The department announces the opening of two positions as
Senior Research Fellows
Applications from candidates with a research focus on entrepreneurship or behavioral economics are particularly welcome. The candidates should hold a Ph.D. in economics or business administration or be close to finishing their Ph.D., and have a strong background either in applied econometrics or in experimental economics. The MPI has its own experimental laboratory. The working language of the department is English. The department works in close cooperation with researchers from the MPl's legal departments, as well as scholars at Munich-based universities, in particular the Department of Economics and the Munich School of Management at the Ludwig-Maximilians-Universität Munich.
The term of appointment is initially limited to three years. Salary is based on the Labour Agreement for Public Service (TVöD) depending on qualification and work experience. Social benefits correspond to the rules of the Public Service (Bund). The Max Planck Society seeks to increase the number of women in those areas where they are under-represented and therefore explicitly encourages women to apply. The Max Planck Society is committed to employing more handicapped individuals and especially encourages them to apply.
The application deadline is November 30, 2017. Applications should be sent to email@example.com. Please submit: (1) a letter clearly stating your interest in the Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, (2) CV, (3) research statement, and (4) copy of job market paper.