Associate Professorship in Microeconomic Theory (W2) 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): Associate Professor
Application deadline: 25 Oct 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

Associate Professorship in Microeconomic Theory (W2) with Tenure Track

starting as soon as possible. Formal requirements are regulated by §36 Higher Education Act of North Rhine-Westphalia (Hochschulgesetz des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen).

The initial contract runs for five years with the possibility of tenure subject to a positive tenure evaluation.

The position targets researchers who already have published in leading journals and have a strong research agenda. 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 and document an interest in research approaches beyond the standard paradigm.

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 October 25, 2019, are guaranteed full consideration.

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

University of Bonn currently also advertises an Assistant Professorship in Microeconomic Theory (W1) with Tenure Track. Please apply for this position separately.  

The University of Bonn promotes the diversity of its members. It is certified as a family-oriented university and has a dual career program. Its aim is to increase the proportion of women in scientific staff and to promote their careers in particular. It therefore urges qualified women to apply. Applications are dealt with in accordance with the equal opportunity legislation. Likewise, the University encourages suitable people with proven impairment to apply.


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