JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2019 - July 31, 2019

Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition

Innovation and Entrepreneurship
Post-Doc

JOE ID Number: 2019-01_111462243
Date Posted: 02/05/2019
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Post-Doc
Section: International: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Munich, Bavaria, GERMANY
JEL Classifications:
M2 -- Business Economics
O3 -- Innovation; Research and Development; Technological Change; Intellectual Property Rights
Keywords:
Economics of Innovation, Experimental Economics, Entrepreneurship
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Max Planck Institute for Innovation and Competition, headed by Prof. Dietmar Harhoff, invites outstanding and motivated researchers to apply as Post-docs in Economics or Management. The term of appointment is three years, but can be extended to six years.

Researchers at the Max-Planck Institute are expected to independently carry out basic research in the fields
• Innovation (e.g. in the context of intellectual property rights, industrial organization, trade, labor and health markets, digitization, economics of science; as well as innovation and technology management)
• Entrepreneurship (e.g. entrepreneurial finance, entrepreneurship education, entrepreneurial teams)
• Behavioral Foundations (e.g. incentives for creativity, innovation motives and behavior, inventor characteristics and personality)
and publish their work in leading academic journals. The Institute provides access to an outstanding research infrastructure, including large-scale databases and its own experimental laboratory. The working language is English.

The application deadline is March 1, 2019. Please apply using our online recruitment tool: https://recruitingapp-5341.de.umantis.com/Vacancies/309/Application/CheckLogin/2?lang=eng&DesignID=10005

Please submit: (1) CV, (2) copy of your job market paper, (3) research statement and (4) cover letter. In case you have any questions, please contact jobs@ip.mpg.de.

About the position:
• The term of appointment is three years, but can be extended to six years.
• The position does not include teaching obligations.
• The gross salary is based on the Labor Agreement for Public Service (TVöD) and ranges initially, depending on prior work experience, between 54,633 € and 63,326 EUR annually.

Required qualifications:
• Candidates are expected to 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 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.

Further information about the Max Planck Institute and the department can be found on our webpage: www.ip.mpg.de/en/research/innovation-and-entrepreneurship-research.html

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 03/01/2019
Additional Information For Applicants:

The application deadline is March 1, 2019.

Please submit: (1) CV, (2) copy of your job market paper, (3) research statement and (4) cover letter. In case you have any questions, please contact jobs@ip.mpg.de.

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