JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2020 - January 31, 2021

University of Mannheim

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Department of Economics
Four Assistant Professorships in Economics

JOE ID Number: 2020-02_111465534
Date Posted: 10/09/2020
Date Inactive: 11/18/2020
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Four Assistant Professorships in Economics
Section: International:Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Mannheim, Baden-Wuerttemberg, GERMANY
JEL Classifications:
D -- Microeconomics
C1 -- Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General
H -- Public Economics
Applied Microeconomic Theory
Economic Policy
Political Economy
Applied Econometrics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Department of Economics at the School of Law and Economics of the University of Mannheim invites applications to fill the positions of

• (1) Assistant Professor of Microeconomics (W1)
• (2) Assistant Professor of Applied Microeconomic Theory (W1)
• (3) Assistant Professor of Economic Policy and Political Economy (W1)
• (4) Assistant Professor of Applied Econometrics (W1)

The focus is on (1 and 2) suitable candidates with research in microeconomic theory and its applications, for example, in financial economics and organizational economics, (3) suitable candidates performing empirical or theoretical research on economic policy or political economy issues including in particular the fields of tax-, environmental- or energy policy, and (4) excellent candidates performing applied or methodological research in econometrics.

A close cooperation with the scientists working in the department is expected. Teaching responsibilities include an appropriate participation in the education of students of economics. Participation in the training of doctoral students within the Mannheim Center for Doctoral Studies in Economics is expected.

The holder of the respective position shall acquire additional qualifications for the position of a full university professor in accordance with the catalogue of duties as laid down in the service regulations and the subject-specific requirements associated with the position by independently performing research and teaching duties in his/her field of specialization.

The conditions for an appointment are stipulated in section § 51 (2) and (3) of the Act on Higher Education of the Land of Baden-Württemberg (LHG). In addition to a completed university degree and proof of an outstanding doctorate, pedagogical aptitude and the ability to assume the position of assistant professor based on additional academic achievements are expected. If the general conditions are met, the position is filled for a period of up to six years within the framework of a civil service contract. If it can be expected that the holder of the assistant professorship will complete the final evaluation on a particularly outstanding level, a simplified recruiting procedure for the transfer to a tenured professorship in accordance with section 48 (1) 6 LHG will be sought, subject to budgetary approval.

The University of Mannheim is committed to increasing the quota of women in research and teaching and thus encourages women with adequate qualifications to apply. Applications of equally qualified disabled candidates are given preferential consideration.

Contact: Martin Peitz (1 and 2), Hans Peter Grüner (3), and Carsten Trenkler (4), Department of Economics, University of Mannheim, D-68131 Mannheim, Department website:

Applications are requested online via only until 17 November 2020. E-mail address for inquiries is If in individual cases an electronic application should be impossible, please send your documents to Prof. Volker Nocke, Head of the Department of Economics of the University of Mannheim, D-68131 Mannheim.

Please find detailed information on your rights regarding the collection of personal data according to article 13 of the General Data Protection Regulation (DSGVO) on the University of Mannheim website ( If you apply by e-mail, please note that protection of confidential data cannot be guaranteed as unauthorized third parties could gain access to unencrypted e-mails during transmission.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 11/17/2020