The ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research in Mannheim, Germany is one of the leading economic research institutes in Europe. The ZEW is a non-profit organization and works in the field of frontierempirical economic research and high-level policy advice. It is integrated into an extensive national and international network of universities and research institutes.
The ZEW is looking to fill the following position in the Research Department Environmental and Resource Economics, Environmental Management
Tenure-Track Researcher (PhD, 100 %) (f/m/d)
The successful applicant will conduct and manage scientific research projects and challenging economic policy advising projects. During the first two years of the appointment, the researcher will focus on a federally funded research project analyzing the impacts of and design options for climate and energy policy measures, in particular carbon pricing, in Germany and the European Union.
We are looking for candidates with an excellent PhD in environmental or energy economics or a related field. Very good quantitative and mathematical skills, interest in economic modeling, very good writing skills, and fluency in English are required. We expect the successful applicant to have experience in conducting theoretical and empirical analyses in the fields of environmental/energy/resource economics or public economics. Experience in numerical economic modelling is an asset. Knowledge of German is desirable, but not essential. The position does not involve any teaching responsibilities.
ZEW is offering the successful applicant the chance to take on an exciting and challenging role in a dynamic research environment as well as to carve out a position for themselves in a highly interesting area of research. ZEW’s vast international network of partner institutions as well as the great number of projects involving international cooperation also offer many exciting opportunities for future career development. The institute provides considerable support to its researchers in attaining post-doctoral qualifications, for example, by offering courses, granting sabbaticals as well as encouraging research visits at universities and research institutions abroad.
We offer a full-time, tenure-track position for an initial period of two years, with the possibility of extension for another three years. Remuneration is based on the TV-L statutory salary scale and its associated public sector benefits.
IF INTERESTED, please submit your application (including cover letter, CV, and two references) citing the reference code “IN-URM/Postdoc_05/2020” via the online application form on our website.
CONTACT Ann-Kathrin Daubner ⋅ Phone: +49 621 1235-250
ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European
L7, 1 ⋅ 68161 Mannheim
The ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research was granted the official title “TOTAL E-QUALITY” in 2018 and thus continues to be considered an employer who is particularly committed to ensuring gender equality and diversity in the workplace.