JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2024 - July 31, 2024

Halle Institute for Economic Research (IWH)

IWH Dept. of Laws, Regulations and Factor Markets
PostDoc Position (100%) (f/m/x) 2024-02

JOE ID Number: 2024-01_111473618
Date Posted: 02/01/2024
Position Title/Short Description
Title: PostDoc Position (100%) (f/m/x) 2024-02
Section: International: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Halle (Saale), Saxony-Anhalt, GERMANY
JEL Classification: G2 -- Financial Institutions and Services
Keywords:
JEL Classification: G24, G28, G30, G34, G40, G41
G2 Financial Institutions and Services
G24 Investment Banking • Venture Capital • Brokerage • Ratings and Ratings Agencies
G28 Government Policy and Regulation
G3 Corporate Finance and Governance
G30 General
G34 Mergers • Acquisitions • Restructuring • Corporate Governance
G4 Behavioral Finance
G40 General
G41 Role and Effects of Psychological, Emotional, Social, and Cognitive Factors on Decision Making in Financial Markets
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Halle Institute for Economic Research (IWH) – Member of the Leibniz Association is offering a
PostDoc Position (100%) (f/m/x)

JEL Classification: G24, G28, G30, G34, G40, G41
assigned to the Department of Laws, Regulations and Factor Markets (LRF), starting at the earliest possible date. Depending on the position, the remuneration entitlement corresponds to pay group 13 of the German public sector salary scheme TV-L. The contract is limited to two years. An extension is possible conditional on funding. The place of work will be in Halle (Saale).

At the IWH – what we offer
The Halle Institute for Economic Research is one of the seven economic research institutes of the Leibniz Association. The Institute’s research focuses on the analysis of long-term growth processes with special emphasis on the efficient allocation of labour and capital. It is closely linked with the national and international scientific community. We offer a vibrant, international research environment, light non-research duties, an outstanding database infrastructure, an active seminar culture, and generous research support.
The LRF department conducts research at the intersection of labour and capital markets, and on the impact of laws and regulation on labour and capital markets. The combined perspective of capital and labour markets aims at generating cutting-edge research on the unique and complementary roles of capital markets, banks, established firms and governments as critical components of a vibrant entrepreneurship ecosystem promoting the creation and growth of new firms and innovative startups.

Current research projects at the department include:
importance of startups in invention of “green and sustainable technologies”
impact of capital market and banking regulation on capital and labour reallocation
impact of capital market regulation on household income, entrepreneurship and income inequality
banking regulation, individual social responsibility and capital provision
behavioral and experimental investigation of worker preferences for working in established firms versus startups
importance of public capital markets for accessing high skilled labour markets
role of established firms as “innovation intermediaries” in funneling capital from public equity and debt capital markets to startups, relaxing capital and labor constraints of startups
role of established firms in training and developing entrepreneurial human capital and contributing to startup creation
gender diversity at executive ranks of established firms and banks and its impact on provision of capital for female entrepreneurs

Your Profile/Your Motivation
The requirements for the position are the completion of a high-quality doctoral degree in Financial Economics or a related field by summer of 2024 at the latest, interest in corporate finance, capital markets and their intersection with labour markets. Additionally we expect an active interest in collaborating with senior researchers as well as advising, mentoring and supporting PhD students of the LRF department, and in contributing to a vibrant and dynamic research environment at the department.
Knowledge of German is not a prerequisite for the position.

Further Information
The IWH considers itself a family-friendly employer that guarantees equal opportunities. Remuneration and benefits correspond to the German public sector salary scheme (up to pay group 13 Tarifvertrag der Länder, TV-L).
We highly appreciate diversity and are thus pleased to receive any application ‒ irrespective of gender, nationality, dis-ability, or ethnic and social background. Applications from disabled persons will be given priority in the case of equal suitability, ability and professional expertise. Please indicate a severe disability in your application.
The IWH aims to increase the proportion of female researchers and specifically encourages women to apply.

Application Procedure
We are looking forward to your application (including letter of motivation, CV, job market paper, list of working papers and publications, list of conference and seminar participations, recommendation letters) addressed with indication 2024-02 and submitted electronically in a single pdf file by February 29th, 2024 to lrf-jobs@iwh-halle.de. We will review applications on an ongoing basis until the closure of this vacancy on March 31st, 2024. For further infor¬mation and questions, please contact Merih Sevilir at Merih.Sevilir@iwh-halle.de.

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
Application deadline: 02/29/2024
Application Instructions:
Application Procedure
We are looking forward to your application (including letter of motivation, CV, job market paper, list of working papers and publications, list of conference and seminar participations, recommendation letters) addressed with indication 2024-02 and submitted electronically in a single pdf file by February 29th, 2024 to lrf-jobs@iwh-halle.de. We will review applications on an ongoing basis until the closure of this vacancy on March 31st, 2024. For further information and questions, please contact Merih Sevilir at Merih.Sevilir@iwh-halle.de.