Post-doctoral researcher in Microeconomics

The University of Duisburg-Essen at the Campus Duisburg in the Mercator School of Management, chair Microeconomics and International Economics is currently looking for a


post-doctoral researcher (german pay grade E 13 TV-L).


Main tasks: Contributions to research projects of the institute, in particular the DFG funded project Timing Games: Theory and Applications, as well as own research agenda.

Your profile: The position is open for applicants who have completed or are close to completing Ph.D. / Promotion in Economics. We are looking for applicants with research interests in one of the following fields: economic theory, political economy, industrial organization, experimental economics. We expect very good knowledge of theoretical or experimental methods in economics as well as fluency in English.


Starting Date: April 1, 2021 or at the earliest possible date thereafter

Period of contract: 36 Months

Working hours: 100% of a full time position

Application deadline: December 10, 2020


The university of Duisburg-Essen is dedicated to increase diversity upon its employees. We particularly aspire an increased portion of women as scientific co-workers and warmly encourage women with the necessary qualifications to apply for this position. According to German gender equality law, women with equal qualification will be preferentially hired. Applications of suitable severely disabled people and equals according to § 2 Abs. 3 SGB IX are desired.


Please submit your application including your CV, motivation letter, Job Market Paper, as well as at most 2 recommendation letters via or send it as a single pdf-file to Prof. Eugen Kovac, E-Mail: (using the position ID 738-20).


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