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February 1, 2020 - July 31, 2020

Universität zu Köln

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Associate/Full Professorship (W2/W3) in Economics

JOE ID Number: 2020-01_111465039
Date Posted: 07/07/2020
Date Inactive: 07/31/2020
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Associate/Full Professorship (W2/W3) in Economics
Section: International:Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Köln, Nordrhein-Westfalen, GERMANY
JEL Classification: F0 -- General
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The University of Cologne, Germany, invites applications for a tenured faculty position at the Associate Professor/Full Professor (W2/W3) level

Associate/Full Professorship (W2/W3) in Economics

The professorship is part of the Cluster of Excellence “ECONtribute: Markets & Public Policy”, run jointly by the Universities of Cologne and Bonn and funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) in the context of the Excellence Strategy. The Cluster has a goal of providing a dynamic, collaborative, and international research environment for the understanding of market functioning and failures as well as public policy responses, employing innovative research approaches. The applicants are expected to contribute to the Cluster’s research agenda (see The professorship will be located in the Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences of the University of Cologne.
The position is available immediately or based on mutual agreement. Depending on previous achievements, the successful candidate qualifies for an associate professorship (W2) or a full professorship (W3). W2 positions are intended for researchers who have conducted and published research of excellent quality. W3 positions are intended for researchers who also have established a track record of outstanding research and are considered leading experts in her or his field of research.

Until the end of 2025, there is no formal teaching obligation, but some teaching is expected. Subsequently, the successful candidate will teach in the Bachelor, Master and Doctoral programs of the Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences in English or German.

The recruitment requirements according to Section 36 of the Higher Education Act of North Rhine-Westphalia (Hochschulgesetz – HG NRW) apply. The University of Cologne is committed to equal opportunities and diversity. Women are especially encouraged to apply and will be considered preferentially in accordance with the Equal Opportunities Act of North Rhine- Westphalia (Landesgleichstellungsgesetz – LGG NRW). We also expressly welcome applications from people with disabilities / special needs or of equal status. The Cluster fosters family-friendly working conditions. The University of Cologne maintains its own childcare facilities on campus and the Cluster cooperates with private childcare providers.

Applications should consist of the following documents: cover letter, curriculum vitae, publication list and, if available, teaching evaluations. Applications should be submitted via the Academic Job Portal of the University of Cologne ( no later than 31th August 2020 addressing the Dean of the Faculty of Management, Economics, and Social Sciences.

For further information, please contact Prof. Andreas Schabert (schabert@wiso.uni-

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 08/31/2020