Advertiser: Faculty of Economics and Business Administration, Johann Wolfgang Goethe-University Frankfurt am Main
Field(s) of specialization: Macroeconomics; Monetary
Position type(s): Postdoctoral Scholar
Location of job: Theodor-W.-Adorno Platz 3, Frankfurt, 60323, Germany (map)
Degree required: Doctorate
Job start date: Flexible
Job duration: 3 years
Letters of reference required: 3
Application deadline: 22 Nov 2020 (accepting applications)
Posting end date: 1 Dec 2020
Interviews: Interviews will be conducted remotely by video
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Ad text:

The Chair of Macroeconomics and Development (Prof. Nicola Fuchs-Schündeln, Ph.D) at Goethe University Frankfurt is seeking to fill one

Post-Doc Position in Quantitative Macroeconomics

Latest starting date is September 1st, 2021. The position is initially limited to three years, but potentially extendable. The salary grade is based on the job characteristics of the collective agreement (E13 TV-G-U) applicable to Goethe University.

Successful applicants are expected to conduct research in the field of quantitative macroeconomics, to present their work at conferences, and to actively support activities at the chair. The applicant’s task will include contributions to research projects funded by the Leibniz Prize in the area of quantitative macroeconomics.

Prerequisites are successfully completed academic studies (master degree) with a doctorate in economics. Applicants should be familiar with quantitative macroeconomic heterogeneous agent models, their numerical implementation, and micro-econometric data analyses. An interest in labor market issues would be a plus. Applicants should show strong research potential and exhibit international experience. We will conduct virtual interviews for the positions in the time frame of the 2020 job market.

The Department of Economics at Goethe University Frankfurt offers a modern infrastructure with excellent contacts to the scientific community. You will be working in a very attractive working environment and with an enthusiastic team of colleagues.

Researchers are cordially invited to post their applications (in English only) at the EconJobMarket website ( together with the usual credentials – CV, letter of motivation, three reference letters, transcripts etc. Deadline: November 22, 2020. For questions, please write an email to

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  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
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  • Letters of reference: 3
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