24.08.2022

Tenure-Track Postdoctoral Researcher (f/m/d) Public Ecomomics

ZEW - Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research, Mannheim

The ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research in Mannheim, Germany is one of the leading economic research institutes in Europe. The ZEW is a non-profit organization and works in the field of frontierempirical economic research and high-level policy advice. It is integrated into an extensive national and international network of universities and research institutes.

The Research Group Inequality and Public Policy is looking to fill the following position:

Tenure-Track Postdoctoral Researcher (f/m/d)

Public Ecomomics

(80% -100%)

The work of the research unit is mainly clustered along three themes: (i) the role of the tax and transfer system in shaping income and wealth inequality, (ii) the measurement of inequality, and (iii) gender aspects of inequality and, more broadly, the interplay between inequality and demographic factors such as fertility, migration, and population ageing.

The candidate will be eager to conduct top-notch empirical, policy-relevant research with the aim of publishing in top journals and having an impact in the public debate. There is no obligation to teach, but possibilities to acquire teaching experience at the University of Mannheim exist. Fluency in English is required; command of German is not necessary.

The position is suitable for researchers who have completed or are about to complete their PhD in economics. We offer a full-time, tenure-track position for an initial period of two years, with the possibility of extension for another three years. Remuneration is based on the TV-L statutory salary scale and its associated public sector benefits.

The successful applicant will take on an exciting and challenging role in a dynamic research environment. ZEW’s close links with the University of Mannheim next door, its vast international network of partner institutions as well as the great number of projects involving international cooperation also offer many exciting opportunities for future career development. ZEW also provides active support to postdocs in advancing their postdoctoral qualification, for example by supporting research visits at prestigious universities and research institutions abroad.

ZEW is an equal opportunity employer. In order to increase the number of women in leading research positions, we specifically encourage qualified female applicants to apply.

Please feel free to contact Ms Ann-Kathrin Daubner or Prof. Dr. Holger Stichnoth if you have any question about your application.

IF INTERESTED, please submit your application (including cover letter, CV, your job market paper and two reference letters) - Keyword SV_08/22 - by October 31, 2022 via the online application form on our website. We consider applications until the position is filled, and encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible.

For further information on the institute, please visit our website at www.zew.de/en.