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Assistant Professor in Economic History

The Department of Economics at the University of Bonn (Germany) is seeking to fill a position in Economic History with a focus on macroeconomics and financial history at the Assistant Professor (W1) level beginning fall 2018.


The position is initially offered for a three year period and can be renewed for another three years. Tenure can be granted in line with the regulations of the university. The teaching load corresponds to one course per semester. All teaching at the graduate level is in English. The University of Bonn is an equal opportunity employer.


Candidates should have, or expect to have, completed a Ph.D. in economics by September 2018 and they must demonstrate strong research potential. To apply, please submit a CV and a job market paper to the junior search committee making use of the following online form. 


Application form

Please arrange two to three letters of reference to be submitted directly to the junior search committee by email ([Email protection active, please enable JavaScript.]).


The University of Bonn promotes the diversity of its members. It is certified as a family-oriented university and has a dual career program. Its aim is to increase the proportion of women in scientific staff and to promote their careers in particular. It therefore urges qualified women to apply. Applications are dealt with in accordance with the equal opportunity legislation. Likewise, the University encourages suitable people with proven impairment to apply.


Interviews with shortlisted candidates will be arranged at the ASSA meetings in Philadelphia, January 5-7, 2018.


Applications received by November 21, 2017 will be guaranteed full consideration.


For further inquiry please contact the junior search committee, [Email protection active, please enable JavaScript.].

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