Post-doctoral Researcher - Applied Microeconomics
Advertiser: Institute for Applied Microeconomics (IAME), University of Bonn
Field(s) of specialization: Labor; Demographic Economics - Microeconomics - Behavioral Economics
Position type(s): Postdoctoral Scholar
Location of job: Adenauerallee 24-42, Bonn, D-53113, Germany
Degree required: Doctorate
Job start date: Flexible
Job duration: 3 years
Letters of reference required: 2
Current search status: Position filled
Posting end date: 31 Jan 2024
Interviews: Interviews will be conducted remotely by video starting September, 2023.
Ad text:

As an internationally operating research university with about 36,000 students and 7 faculties, the University of Bonn is looking for a

Post-doctoral Researcher (100%)

at the Institute for Applied Microeconomics (IAME, The position is available for a period of three years. The start date is flexible.

The ideal candidate is a recent Ph.D. with excellent knowledge of applied microeconomics. We particularly encourage candidates with a strong interest in gender inequality to apply. This position is partly financed through Prof. Teodora Boneva’s ERC Starting Grant ‘Beliefs and Gender Inequality’. Postdocs are expected to engage in joint research projects, and to publish in international journals. Experience with collecting online survey data and handling large data sets is considered an asset.

Our research group conducts innovative research in the fields of labor, education, health, and behavioral economics. We run the BonnEconLab (\_language=en), conduct field experiments, and design and use large scale (panel) surveys. Our research group collaborates closely with the Cluster of Excellence ECONtribute (

The working language is English. Salary and benefits are according to a public service position in Germany (E13 TV-L, full-time position). Funds for travel are available.

Applications including a CV, up to two publications or research papers, and two confidential letters of recommendation should be uploaded via Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.

The University of Bonn is an equal opportunity employer. The University of Bonn promotes diversity among its members. It is certified as a family-oriented university and has a dual career service. 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.

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