Assistant Professor, 3 positions
Advertiser: Economics, Vienna University of Economics and Business
Field(s) of specialization: Labor; Demographic Economics - Macroeconomics; Monetary - Microeconomics
Position type(s): Assistant Professor
Location of job: Welthandelsplatz 1, Vienna, 1020, Austria (map)
Degree required: Doctorate
Job start date: Flexible
Job duration: 6 years
Letters of reference required: 3
Current search status: Position filled
Posting end date: 17 Nov 2021
Interviews: Interviews will be conducted at
Ad text:

The Department of Economics at the Vienna University of Economics and Business invites applications for three positions in the following fields:

Macroeconomics, one postion (ID 1179)

Labor Economics, one position (ID 1179)

Microeconomics and Digitalization, one position (ID 1179)

All positions are 100% (40 hours/week) non-tenure track Assistant Professor positions (post-doc, employee subject to the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement for University Staff - Angestellte/r gemäß Kollektivvertrag für die Arbeitnehmer/innen der Universitäten). The positions will be limited to a period of six years. The gross monthly salary, paid 14 times per year is Euro €3.945,90, subject to adjustment if candidates can document relevant prior professional experience.

The Department of Economics offers an active and internationally oriented research environment. The successful candidates’ research focus should be on one of the above mentioned fields (i.e. "Macroeconomics", "Labor Economics" or "Microeconomics and Digitalization"). You will join the faculty of the Department of Economics and are expected to provide a good fit to its current research environment, as well as to cultivate excellence and contribute to the research, teaching, and service activities in the department.

Application Procedure

There are two stages to the application procedure that should be completed in conjunction with each other.

  • Stage One: Applicants must apply online at by 17 November 2021 (midnight GMT) in order to be considered for the first round of interviews at the 2020 European Job Market, EEA Job Market Meeting, Online, 15-18 December 2021. Please submit a cover letter, a CV, up to two research papers, three letters of reference, and teaching evaluations.
  • Stage Two (to be completed in conjunction with stage one – it is important that this stage is completed in full!): You must complete a WU application form which can be accessed by clicking on the University’s Online Recruitment System. Please do not include research papers or references with this application.
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