Chair of Public Choice (Full Professor)

Friedrichshafen, Baden-W├╝rttemberg (DE)
Dec 16, 2019
End of advertisement period
Jan 15, 2020
Academic Discipline
Business & Economics
Contract Type
Full Time

Zeppelin University (ZU) in Friedrichshafen on Lake Constance is a private, state-recognized endowed university offering bachelor, master and PhD programs in economics, cultural studies and political science. It is committed to interdisciplinarity, internationality and individuality in research.

Zeppelin University invites applications for the position of

Chair of Public Choice (Full Professor)

within the Department of Business and Economics. The position is to be filled at the earliest possible opportunity.

The future job holder will represent the Chair of Public Choice in its breadth in research and teaching. This includes the analysis of institutions in the context of economy, society and polity with the relevant methods of Public Choice. Specific areas of application include labor and financial markets, growth, globalization, the emergence and functioning of political and economic order, history of economic thought, questions of inequality and redistribution, or even digitization and global climate change. The Chair will be closely integrated into existing research clusters, with emphasis on computational social science, decision-making and the governance of global cooperation networks.

The successful candidate will have established a track record of excellent internationally oriented research documented, for example, by articles in international peer-reviewed Journals, publications with high-quality presses, and a successful track record of third-party funding. In addition, the appointee should be committed to high-quality teaching. He or she will be expected to provide lectures in English in the context of the university's bachelor, master and doctoral programs. The appointee should have an interest in interdisciplinary research and teaching and should contribute to the acquisition of research grants. He or she will be expected to contribute to university self-government.

As per Article 47 Landeshochschulgesetz (state higher education act) eligible candidates shall have a relevant Master (or equivalent), a PhD and a distinguished record of post-doctoral research and teaching, demonstrated by a successfully completed Habilitation, a Junior-Professorship or equivalent research and teaching achievements.

Zeppelin University is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified applicants with disabilities will be given priority. Zeppelin University supports the compatibility of family and work and promotes gender equality in science. Qualified women are expressly encouraged to apply.

Applications should send one pdf file including cover letter, curriculum vitae, and lists of publications and current research projects, courses, and research funding. Please also send a short description of your research profile, your teaching approach as well as your most important three publications to date electronically to Prof. Dr. Fidrmuc as well as to Ms. Simone Hupfer.

To ensure full consideration, applications must have been received by 20.1.2020.


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