Research Associate / PhD Student at the Chair of Economics, esp. Public Economics

Dresden, Sachsen (DE)
according to salary group E 13 TV-L
Tuesday, 15 December 2020
End of advertisement period
Friday, 19 February 2021
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Part Time

At TU Dresden, Faculty of Business and Economics, the Chair of Economics, esp. Public Economics offers a position as

Research Associate / PhD Student

(Subject to personal qualification employees are remunerated according to salary group E 13 TV-L)

starting April 1, 2021. The position is limited for 3 years and entails 75% of the full-time weekly hours. The period of employment is governed by the Fixed Term Research Contracts Act (Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz - WissZeitVG). The position aims at obtaining further academic qualification (e.g. PhD).

Tasks: support of the chair within the framework of the Bachelor and Master programs; teaching of tutorials/exercises, supervision of students; participation in research. Current research projects of the chair deal with questions of political economy, climate economics, economic crime, family and labor market policy. 

Requirements: You have a university degree in economics or business administration (master's or diploma) with above-average grades and have sound theoretical knowledge, especially in the field of microeconomics. You have a high degree of initiative, a very good command of English as well as good analytical skills. Knowledge in financial topics as well as in econometric methods would be an advantage.

Applications from women are particularly welcome. The same applies to people with disabilities.

Please submit your comprehensive application including the usual documents by February 2, 2021 (stamped arrival date of the university central mail service applies) by mail to: TU Dresden, Fakultät Wirtschaftswissenschaften, Professur für Volkswirtschaftslehre, insbesondere Finanzwissenschaft, Herrn Prof. Dr. Marcel Thum, Helmholtzstr. 10, 01069 Dresden or via the TU Dresden SecureMail Portal by sending it as a single pdf-document to Please submit copies only, as your application will not be returned to you. Expenses incurred in attending interviews cannot be reimbursed.

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