Research interests in the microeconomics group are focused on applied game theory, experimental economics and behavioral economics. We are particularly interested in research topics related to market design such as auctions or matching. We offer infrastructure for running economic experiments and are able to provide financial support for research-related expenses.
Research Assistant/Associate Postdoc
You will primarily be involved in conducting scientific research in collaboration with other researchers within the research group.
You will also have an opportunity develop and implement your own projects.
You will teach primarily in the field of microeconomics either at bachelor or at master level (in English), and potentially also supervise student theses.
Applicants must have a doctorate/Ph.D. or equivalent.
You hold a doctoral degree in Economics or a related field by the start of the appointment.
Your research is in experimental and theoretical microeconomics with a focus on market design questions.
Your research has been published or has a potential to be published in top peer reviewed journals.
You have an excellent command of English.
You are a creative and resourceful team player.
Please submit an application that includes your CV, a research paper, a statement of planned research and at least two letters of recommendation by December 17, 2018. We will be present at the European Job Market for Economists in Naples on Dec. 6-7, 2018 to meet interested candidates. You can submit your application via EconJobMarket.org or via the channels described below.
What we offer:
The position is for 3 years and is to be filled as soon as possible. This is a full-time position. It is also available as part-time employment per request. The required teaching/supervision load is 4 hours per week on average.
The salary corresponds to level EG 13 TV-L.
RWTH Aachen University is certified as a "Family-Friendly University". We particularly welcome and encourage applications from women, disabled persons and ethnic minority groups, recognizing they are underrepresented across RWTH Aachen University. The principles of fair and open competition apply and appointments will be made on merit.
Please send your application by December 17, 2018 to
RWTH Aachen University - Chair of Microeconomics
Secretary, Room 533
52062 Aachen - GERMANY
You can also send your application via email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Please note, however, that communication via unencrypted e-mail poses a threat to confidentiality as it is potentially vulnerable to unauthorized access by third parties.