Assistant Professor in Econometrics – Tenure Track
Advertiser: Institut für Wirtschaftstheorie, -politik und -geschichte, University of Innsbruck
Field(s) of specialization: Econometrics
Position type(s): Assistant Professor
Location of job: Universitätsstrasse 15, Innsbruck, 6020, Austria
Degree required: Doctorate
Job start date: Flexible
Job duration: 6 years
Letters of reference required: 3
Current search status: Position filled
Posting end date: 14 Dec 2023
Ad text:

The Department of Economics at the University of Innsbruck has an opening at the rank of Assistant Professor, tenure-track, to begin fall 2024 or after mutual agreement. The department offers a dynamic environment, actively promotes research and allocates resources based on international peer-reviewed research publications.

Start date/duration:

From fall 2024

For 6 years, a qualification agreement (tenure track) will be offered

Administrative unit:

Department of Economics

Extent of employment:

40 hours per week

Main tasks:

Independent research in econometrics

Teaching and mentoring of students

Contributions to the university self-administration are expected

Necessary qualifications:

Completed PhD/doctoral degree in economics or a related discipline; Expertise in econometrics, in particular the development and application of econometric methods, and academic achievements beyond the dissertation/PhD thesis in theoretical or applied econometrics.

A clear connection to the research fields of the Faculty of Economics and Statistics is desired.

Independent high quality teaching experience.

Post-doc or other related employment history (for at least several months) after the PhD; Experience with the acquisition of third party funding; Academic mobility (during/after PhD) and integration in an international academic network.

Basic knowledge of German (B2-level or the willingness to acquire this level in due course).

Social competence and ability to work in teams; co-operation and communication skills to facilitate an interdisciplinary dialogue between science and society.

Your application should include a cover letter, your CV (including a list of publications, presentations, acquired third-party funding, other scientific achievements, and teaching experience), at least one and at most three recent papers should be included as PDF files, 3 reference letters (to be separately uploaded on, a teaching concept (for econometrics), teaching evaluations (if available), and a research concept for the first years on the job.

Tenure-Track model:

The vacant post offers a continuous scientific career up to an associate professor. A key component of this tenure track model is the so called “Qualifizierungsvereinbarung” (qualification agreement). This agreement will be offered at the latest one year after being employed. For more information please see:


The initial salary is € 4352 per month*. Following the conclusion of the qualification agreement, the salary increases to € 5124.00 per month* and with the fulfillment of the agreed qualification objectives, the salary increases to € 5546 per month*. All mentioned salaries are monthly gross salaries, paid 14 times per year. Furthermore, the university has numerous attractive offers (

*as of 2023


We are looking forward to receiving your online application by 14.12.2023

Please submit your application at:

Reference letters have to be uploaded separately on

The full, legally binding call for application (in German) including the salary can be found here:

The University of Innsbruck pursues a policy of equal opportunity and diversity.
The University of Innsbruck strives to increase the percentage of women and thus expressly encourages women to apply. This is particularly true for leading positions and scientific job offers. In case of underrepresentation women with the same qualifications will be given priority.

Following Austrian disability legislation, qualified persons are strongly encouraged to apply.

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