Junior Professorship in Microeconomics

Heidelberg University Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences


Junior Professorship (W1, non tenure track) Economics with a focus on microeconomics (f/m/d)

The Alfred Weber Institute for Economics at the Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences at Heidelberg University invites applications for a

Junior Professorship (W1, non tenure track) Economics with a focus on microeconomics (f/m/d)

to be appointed as soon as possible.

The appointment is limited to a maximum duration of six years. Provided that the general legal (German civil service law) and budgetary regulations are fulfilled, it is intended that the employment will have temporary civil service status.

Position description:

The junior professor is expected to carry out research in the field of Microeconomics. The postholder will participate in the teaching program of the Alfred Weber Institute for Bachelor and Master degrees in Economics, which are offered in German and English. According to the applicable regulations for Juniorprofessors in compliance with the Teaching Obligations Ordinance (Lehrverpflichtungsverordnung) of Baden-Wrttemberg, the obligated teaching load is four semester hours per week before, and six semester hours per week after a positive evaluation. The regulations concerning evaluation can be accessed through the Human Resources Division of Heidelberg University.


A Ph.D. in Economics or related fields, as well as (the potential for) publications in leading journals are a pre-requisite for a successful application. The professorship is a temporary qualification position. In accordance with Article 51 of the Higher Education Act (Landeshochschulgesetz) of the state Baden-Wrttemberg, candidates are expected to have a completed university degree, an outstanding dissertation in a field relevant to the duties concerned, pedagogical aptitude which has generally been proven through teaching experience, and a proven track record of microeconomic research. For applicants who have held academic positions before or after their doctorate, the duration of pre- and post-doctoral employment together should not exceed six years.

Applications should include a CV listing all relevant publications and the names of two potential references, a job market paper, and teaching evaluations (where available). Complete applications should be sent to the Vice Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences Prof. Dr. Kathia Serrano Velarde by e-mail: jobs@wiso.uni-heidelberg.de

The deadline for applications is 24 May 2024.

For informal inquiries on this position, please contact Prof. Dr. Stefan Trautmann: stefan.trautmann@awi.uniheidelberg.de

Heidelberg University stands for equal opportunities and diversity. Qualified female candidates are especially invited to apply. Persons with severe disabilities will be given preference if they are equally qualified. Information on job advertisements, the evaluation statute and the collection of personal data is available at www.uni-heidelberg.de/stellenmarkt.

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