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Leipzig University

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Faculty of Economics and Management Science
Assistant Professor (W1) in Quantitative Macroeconomics

JOE ID Number: 2016-02_111455775
Date Posted: 09/15/2016
Date Inactive: 11/15/2016
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor (W1) in Quantitative Macroeconomics
Section: International: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Leipzig, Saxony, GERMANY
JEL Classification: E -- Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics
Dynamic Macroeconomic Theory
Applied Macroeconometrics
Salary Range: W1 (German academic pay group)
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Faculty of Economics and Management Science at Leipzig University seeks qualified candidates to fill the position at the rank of

Assistant Professor (W1) in Economics, especially Quantitative Macroeconomics
(initially limited to 3 years, a prolongation up to a total of 6 years is possible)

at the earliest possible date.

The Assistant Professorship will be established in cooperation with the Halle Institute for Economic Research (IWH) – Member of the Leibniz Association. The Assistant Professorship serves to deepen the collaboration between the Faculty of Economics and Management Science at Leipzig University and the Halle Institute for Economic Research (IWH), where the future employee finds an attractive academic environment and can gain access to important resources for future research activities. We expect the candidates to have a strong interest in teaching and research at the interface between dynamic macroeconomic theory and applied macroeconometrics. The focus should be, for example, on dynamic general equilibrium models.

The requirements for the position are: the outstanding completion of a PhD, the potential for successful publications in international journals, and an existing network of international research collaborations. It is expected that the candidate will successfully contribute to the research activities of the faculty and the IWH. The tasks also include teaching in the Faculty’s Bachelor and Masters Programmes. English teaching experience is required.

Rights and obligations of the jobholder are within the Saxonian university law (Saechsisches Hochschulfreiheitsgesetz, SaechsHSFG) §§ 63, 64, 70 and the Saxonian public service task regulation (Saechsische Dienstaufgabenverordnung, DAVOHS).

Leipzig University emphasizes the equality of women and men. Handicapped applicants are encouraged to apply and given preference if equally qualified.

For inquiries concerning the position, please contact Professor Dr Thomas Steger at Leipzig University (, Phone +49 341 9733541) and Professor Dr Oliver Holtemoeller at IWH (, Phone +49 345 7753 800).

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
  • Letters of Reference Instructions Below
Application deadline: 11/15/2016
Reference Instructions:
Referees should send their reference letters directly to
Application Instructions:
Applications including the usual documents, enclosing detailed CV, a list of the scientific work and academic teaching (together with available evaluations), up to three reference letters and a verifiable copy of the certificate of the highest acquired academic degree should be sent (preferably by e-mail) until November 15th, 2016 (application deadline) to:

or by mail

Universitaet Leipzig
Wirtschaftswissenschaftliche Fakultaet
Professor Dr Ulrich Eisenecker (Dean)
Grimmaische Strasse 12
04109 Leipzig