Assistant Professor in Economics | 2 positions
Advertiser: Economics, University of Vienna
Field(s) of specialization: Experimental Economics - Microeconomics
Position type(s): Assistant Professor
Location of job: Oskar-Morgenstern-Platz 1, Vienna, 1090, Austria
Degree required: Doctorate
Job start date: 2022-09-01
Job duration: 6 years
Letters of reference required: 3
Application deadline: 15 Nov 2021 midnight UTC (no longer accepting applications)
Current search status: Reviewing applications
Posting end date: 15 Nov 2021
Interviews: Interviews will be conducted at
Ad text:

The Economics Department at the University of Vienna invites applications for two positions at the assistant professor level (“University Assistant”), one in each of the following fields:

  • Structural Microeconomics, ID No. 12364
  • Experimental economics, ID No. 12365

The contracts for these positions are for 6 years. Applicants should have completed (or should be close to completing) a PhD in economics. For the position in Structural Microeconomics, teaching ability in Econometrics is required. Knowledge of German is an asset, but not required. The University of Vienna is an equal opportunity employer and aims at increasing the number of female faculty members. Therefore, it particularly encourages qualified women to apply. Information about the Department of Economics can be found on the website at We will also be interviewing at the Virtual European Job Market for Economists (EJME), December 15 - 18, 2021.

Applicants should apply online at They are required to submit a cover letter that includes a statement on why they are interested in working in the Department of Economics at the University of Vienna, a curriculum vitae, and up to two selected papers. Applicants must also arrange for the submission of three letters of reference. The application must specify the corresponding Identification Number(s).

Reference Number:

Structural Microeconomics, ID No. 12364; Experimental Economics, ID No. 12365

Submission materials required
  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Job market paper
  • Video presentation of job market paper (optional)
  • Additional paper (optional)
  • Additional paper (optional)
  • Letters of reference: 3
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