The University of Passau owes its strong visibility and good repute to excellent research, innovative teaching and its tight-knit international academic networks. Some 13,000 students and more than 1,100 staff study and work on our University campus, which is located a stone's throw from the historical Old Town of Passau and combines state-of-the-art technical infrastructure with award-winning architecture. Internationally successful high-tech companies and a vibrant start-up scene, coupled with a rich culture and Lower Bavarian traditions, give Passau and the surrounding area a special appeal that makes it a great place to live and work. The Chair of Public Economics (Professor Stefan Bauernschuster) at the University of Passau invites applications for a Doctoral Position (Graduate Research and Teaching Assistant) This is a part-time position, amounting to 0.75 full-time equivalent based on a fixed-term contract with a three-year term starting on 1 September 2019, with the option of renewal. Your responsibilities We expect you to work on empirical research projects in the fields of applied labour, population, or health economics and adjacent fields. You will present your research at international conferences and work towards having it published in international peer-reviewed journals. The teaching load amounts to 3.75 × 45 minutes per week. This involves teaching courses for bachelor's and master's programmes. Furthermore, the role allows the successful candidate to engage in doctoral study, which is expressly desired. Personal requirements The successful applicant will have a degree in economics with very good grades, and have sound knowledge of applied microeconometrics and microeconomics. In-depth knowledge of labour, population, or health economics is desirable. You should not only possess good organisational and communication skills but also be a team player with a keen interest in empirical research, combined with a high level of motivation, flexibility and initiative. An excellent command of the English language (spoken and written) is required. What we offer Remuneration in accordance with pay grade E13 of the German public-sector pay scales; the salary step within your allocated pay grade will be determined on the basis of your qualifications and experience. Participation in the Doctoral Programme of the University of Passau and the Bavarian Graduate Program in Economics. A rewarding, diverse and challenging academic position with an international group of dedicated young researchers. Work on a modern, verdant campus located on the banks of the river Inn, a few minutes' walk from the historic Old Town of Passau. A great work climate in a family-friendly environment The University of Passau wishes to increase the proportion of its female staff and expressly encourages women to apply for the position. Furthermore, this post is suitable for those with severe disabilities, who are given preference over non-disabled applicants who do not otherwise have statutory preferential status if their overall personal aptitudes, skills and qualifications are equal. If you have any further questions about this position, please contact Professor Stefan Bauernschuster by e-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org) or by telephone (+49 851 509 2540). To apply, please send your full application (consisting of a letter of motivation, curriculum vitae, relevant certificates and a copy of your master's thesis) as a single pdf file to email@example.com by no later than 21 April 2019. Once the application process has been completed, we will retain your application on file for six months before deleting it from our computer systems. Data privacy statement (link to PDF document). The data privacy statement can be accessed from www.uni-passau.de/en/university/current-vacancies.
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