JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2021 - January 31, 2022

Humboldt University Berlin

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Berlin School of Economics
Department of Economics
Junior Professor

JOE ID Number: 2021-02_111467881
Date Posted: 10/18/2021
Date Inactive: 01/31/2022
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Junior Professor
Section: International:Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Berlin, Berlin, GERMANY
JEL Classification: D0 -- General
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The School of Business and Economics is looking to fill a

Junior Professorship in Economics – Rationality and Competition
starting 1 October 2022. This is a tenure track position, with initial level W1 and the possibility of a promotion to level W2.

In order to verify whether the individual performance meets the requirements of a permanent employment, an evaluation process will be opened not later than five years of service. Tenure track professors at the HU Berlin are expected to carry out research and teach, as well as be active on various university committees, in promotion of young scientists and acquire leadership and management skills.

The professorship comprises tasks in research and teaching in the School’s Bachelor, Master’s and doctoral programs. It is intended to involve the holder of the professorship in the Collaborative Research Center TRR 190 ”Rationality and Competition: The economic performance of individuals and firms”.

A successful applicant is expected to: have a doctoral degree in economics or a neighboring discipline; have an excellent record of research; have advanced knowledge of microeconomics in several of the following areas: behavioral economics, microeconomic theory, industrial organization, organizational economics, competition economics, labor economics; be able to teach in the named programs in English and, if possible, in German. The School of Business and Economics values its staff’s pedagogical skills and efforts, their active acquisition of third-party funding and their activities in academic self-governance.

HU is seeking to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching, and specifically encourages qualified female scholars to apply. Researchers from abroad as well as applicants with an immigration background are welcome to apply. Severely disabled applicants with equivalent qualifications will be given preferential consideration.

Please send your application including your CV, a letter of motivation that includes a description of your research plans, your job market paper (or other scientific work) until November 15th, 2021, quoting the reference number JP/008/21 to: Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, Dean of The School of Business and Economics, Prof. Dr. Daniel Klapper, Unter den Linden 6, 10099 Berlin or in one pdf-file to: Electronic applications are preferred. Since we will not return your documents, please submit copies only. Two letters of reference (to be sent directly by the referees) are required by the applicant.

For further information, please contact Professor Daniel Klapper ( and Professor Georg Weizsäcker (
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Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
  • Letters of Reference Instructions Below
Application deadline: 11/15/2021
Reference Instructions:
Two letters of reference (to be sent directly by the referees) are required by the applicant.
Letters should be emailed to
Application Instructions:
electronic applications are preferred