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Research Associate (m/f/x)

Dresden, Sachsen (DE)
Closing date
31 Jul 2024

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TUD Dresden University of Technology, as a University of Excellence, is one of the leading and most dynamic research institutions in the country. Founded in 1828, today it is a globally oriented, regionally anchored top university as it focuses on the grand challenges of the 21st century. It develops innovative solutions for the world's most pressing issues. In research and academic programs, the university unites the natural and engineering sciences with the humanities, social sciences and medicine. This wide range of disciplines is a special feature, facilitating interdisciplinarity and transfer of science to society. As a modern employer, it offers attractive working conditions to all employees in teaching, research, technology and administration. The goal is to promote and develop their individual abilities while empowering everyone to reach their full potential. TUD embodies a university culture that is characterized by cosmopolitanism, mutual appreciation, thriving innovation and active participation. For TUD diversity is an essential feature and a quality criterion of an excellent university. Accordingly, we welcome all applicants who would like to commit themselves, their achievements and productivity to the success of the whole institution.

At the Faculty of Business and Economics, the Chair of Economics, esp. International Monetary Economics offers a position as

Research Associate (m/f/x)

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

starting November 1, 2024. The position entails 75% of the full-time weekly hours and is limited until December 31, 2026. The period of employment is governed by the Fixed Term Research Contracts Act (Wissenschaftszeitvertragsgesetz - WissZeitVG). The position aims at obtaining further academic qualification.

Tasks: You will research problems in the field of international monetary economics, in particular financial stability, monetary policy, exchange rates or international financial markets and write research papers on these topics. We offer you the opportunity to present your research at international conferences. The writing of a cumulative dissertation is a central part of your tasks. In addition, you will teach courses, supervise theses, and participate in academic self-governance.

Requirements: You have completed your university studies (Master/Diploma) in economics or a related field with above-average results and have very good knowledge of quantitative methods as well as experience with common statistical software (e. g. STATA). You are interested in researching issues in the field of international monetary economics and would like to do a PhD in this area. You have a high degree of initiative, very good English skills and very good analytical thinking skills.

TUD strives to employ more women in academia and research. We therefore expressly encourage women to apply. The University is a certified family-friendly university and offers a Dual Career Service. We welcome applications from candidates with disabilities. If multiple candidates prove to be equally qualified, those with disabilities or with equivalent status pursuant to the German Social Code IX (SGB IX) will receive priority for employment.

Please submit your detailed application with the usual documents by July 31, 2024 (stamped arrival date of the university central mail service or the time stamp on the email server of TUD applies) to: TU Dresden, Fakultät Wirtschaftswissenschaften, Professur für Volkswirtschaftslehre, insbesondere Internationale Monetäre Ökonomik, Herrn Prof. Dr. Stefan Eichler, Helmholtzstr. 10, 01069 Dresden, Germany or via the TUD SecureMail Portal by sending it as a single pdf file 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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