Chair (W3) of Economics, esp. International Economics

Dresden, Sachsen (DE)
19 Nov 2018
End of advertisement period
20 Dec 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

At TU Dresden, Faculty of Business and Economics, the position of a

Chair (W3) of Economics, esp. International Economics

is be filled as soon as possible. The successful candidate will conduct research and teach in the area of International Economics and engage in academic self-administration. She/He will offer courses in the Bachelor and Masters programs of the Faculty of Business and Economics and the School of International Studies, in particular the economic specialization “Financial Economics and Global Markets”. We also expect the successful candidate to cooperate actively with both the faculty and other disciplines, e.g. Political Science and Law. In accordance with the focus of the faculty and the Economics group, the candidate is expected to engage in applied research in International Trade, based on both theoretical and empirical findings. Welcome topics are, among others, International Trade under Imperfect Competition, Outsourcing and Offshoring, Trade and the Environment, Globalisation and Development, International Trade Policy and Agreements and International Political Economy. 

The ideal candidate has an outstanding international research record in the field, demonstrated by publications in relevant scientific journals. Experience in acquisition of external funding is desirable. We expect the successful candidate to be ready to promote young researchers. Profound teaching skills as well as the ability and willingness to offer courses in English are required. Proficiency of the German language is not a prerequisite for appointment. However, we expect the successful candidate to acquire language skills sufficient to conduct teaching and administrative tasks within three years after appointment. Applicants must fulfil the employment qualification requirements of § 58 of the Act on the Autonomy of Institutions of Higher Education in the Free State of Saxony (Higher Education Act of the Free State of Saxony – SächsHSFG) 

TU Dresden seeks to employ more female professors. Hence we particularly encourage women to apply. Applications by disabled candidates or those with additional support needs are very welcome. The University is a certified family-friendly university and offers a dual career service. If you have any questions about these topics, please contact the Equal Opportunities Officer of the Faculty of Business and Economics (Mr Burak Erkut, M.Sc., Tel: +49 351 463-34797) or the Representative of Employees with Disabilities (Mr Roberto Lemmrich, +49 351 463-33175).  

Please send your application until 20.12.2018 (stamped arrival date of the university central mail service applies) including a CV, lists of publications, externally funded projects and teaching activities, copies of recent student evaluation results, concepts for future research and teaching and the certificate of the highest academic degree obtained as one hard copy to: TU Dresden, Dekan der Fakultät Wirtschaftswissenschaften, Herrn Prof. Dr. Michael Schefczyk, Helmholtzstr. 10, 01069 Dresden and in electronic form (CD or via the TU Dresden SecureMail Portal by sending it to 

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