Assistant Professorship in Microeconomic Theory (W1) with Tenure Track
Advertiser: Department of Economics, University of Bonn (Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn)
Location: Adenauerallee 24-42, Bonn, 53113, Germany (map)
Field(s) of specialization: Theory
Position type(s): Assistant Professor
Application deadline: 1 Dec 2019 (no longer accepting applications)
Current search status: Position filled
Posting end date: 1 Dec 2019
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The Department of Economics at the University of Bonn, Germany, invites applications for an

Assistant Professorship in Microeconomic Theory (W1) with Tenure Track

starting as soon as possible.

The initial contract runs for three years with the possibility of renewal for another three years and then tenure, subject to a positive midterm and final evaluation.

We invite applications from strong candidates in Microeconomic Theory. Candidates should have, or expect to complete in 2020, a Ph.D. in economics and must demonstrate a strong research potential. All teaching at the graduate level is in English. Teaching at the undergraduate level can be conducted in English or German.

The professorship is part of the Cluster of Excellence “ECONtribute: Markets & Public Policy”, run jointly by the Universities of Bonn and Cologne and funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) in the context of the Excellence Strategy. The overarching goal of the Cluster is to advance the understanding of market functioning and failures as well as public policy responses, employing innovative research approaches. The candidates are expected to contribute to the Cluster’s research agenda.

Please submit your application, including a brief sketch of how your research profile fits into the ECONtribute research agenda (especially into the research area “Theoretical Foundations”), a CV, a list of publications, the best working paper and two reference letters.

Applications received by December 1, 2019 are guaranteed full consideration.

For further information, please visit or contact Prof. Stephan Lauermann

University of Bonn currently also advertises an Associate Professorship in Microeconomic Theory (W2) with Tenure Track. Please apply for this position separately.  


The Faculty of Law and Economics is committed to increasing the share of female faculty members. Therefore, we strongly encourage qualified female candidates to apply. Applicants with disabilities will be given preference, all other considerations being equal.

Submission materials required
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Job market paper
  • Research statement
  • Cover letter
  • Letters of reference: 2
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