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PhD Position in Development Economics at Heidelberg University

The Chair of Development Economics at Heidelberg University’s South Asia Institute seeks to fill a PhD Position in Development Economics, initially fixed for two years and renewable for another three years.

The Department of Development Economics takes particular interest in microeconomic aspects of development as well as poverty and inequality. Therefore, excellent skills in microeconomics and econometrics are required. The position includes research as well as teaching and mentoring activities and provides the opportunity to participate in a top-class structured PhD program in economics in cooperation with the University of Mannheim. Also, there are numerous possibilities for connecting with related disciplines such as public health, geography, political science and sociology

The preferred starting date is September 1st, 2022. Applications have to be sent before July 31st, 2022 and are considered until the position is filled.

For further details, please see the vacancy.

Professor (W2) for „Empirical Development Economics” at RWI – Leibniz Institute for Economic Research & Ruhr University Bochum

In a joint appointment with the RWI – Leibniz Institute for Economic Research, the Faculty of Economics at Ruhr University Bochum is seeking to fill a W2 professorship in „Empirical Development Economics“ with a microeconomic orientation. The position will be tenured as civil servant („Jülich Model“).

The main focus of the position will be at RWI’s newly established Policy Lab „Climate Change, Development and Migration“. The Policy Lab conducts research on environmental policy, labor markets and migration in the Global South as well as on the economics of migration in the Global North and seeks to improve the effectiveness of pro-poor climate, development, and migration policies. Within the Policy Lab, the professorship will contribute in particular to the development of the research area on migration in the Global South.

Applications can be submitted until June 22nd, 2022.

For more information, please see the full vacancy.

PhD Fellowships for West African candidates at DecLaRe

The project „DecLaRe“ is seeking to employ nine West African PhD candidates for four years.

DecLaRe aims to identify recommendation domains for scalable innovations towards sustainable crop production and animal husbandry in West Africa, focusing on northern Benin and Ghana. The PhD candidates will be affiliated to one of the three West African DecLaRe partners – University for Development Studies (UDS, Ghana), University of Parakou (UP, Benin), and the West African Science Service Centre on Climate Change and Adapted Land Use (WASCAL, Burkina Faso) – and will be supervised by a tandem of West African and German faculty. The partner universities in Germany (University of Kassel, University of Göttingen, University of Hohenheim, PIK) will provide candidates with the opportunity to pursue a PhD degree.

The submission of applications is possible until June 28th, 2022.

For further details on the fellowships, please see the vacancy.

Two Research Positions in Research Programme „Transformation of Economic and Social Systems“ at German Development Institute (DIE)

The Research Programme „Transformation of Economic and Social Systems“ at the German Development Institute (DIE) is looking for two full-time researchers; one position being associated with the international „Research Network Sustainable Global Supply Chains“ as well as one focusing on research and policy advice on shaping the global economy in the context of sustainable development with a focus on international trade, Foreign Direct Investments (FDI) and/or Global Value Chains (GVCs).

Applications for the first of the two positions can be submitted until May 29th, 2022, while it is possible to apply for the second position until June 6th, 2022.

For more information, please see the vacancy for the position in connection with the Research Network Sustainable Global Supply Chains or for the position focusing on the global economy in the context of sustainable development.

Interdisciplinary PhD Position at University of Groningen

The Faculty of Arts and the Faculty of Economics and Business at the University of Groningen offer a four-year PhD scholarship within the joint interdisciplinary project „A recipe for resilience or for disaster? Assessing the impact of humanitarian aid on t recipient societies“. The project investigates whether humanitarian aid contributes to the resilience of crisis-affected societies or on the contrary further exposes them to disasters.

The preferred starting date is September 1st, 2022. Applications can be submitted until May 30th, 2022.

For further details on the position and the project, please see the vacancy.

Stelle als wissenschaftliche*r Mitarbeiter*in an Professur für Volkswirtschaftslehre mit Schwerpunkt Entwicklungsökonomik der Georg-August-Universität Göttingen

Die Professur für Volkswirtschaftslehre mit dem Schwerpunkt Entwicklungsökonomik der Georg-August-Universität Göttingen sucht eine*n wissenschaftliche*n Mitarbeiter*in mit einem abgeschlossenen wissenschaftlichen Hochschulstudium (Diplom (univ.), Master oder vergleichbar).

Die Stelle ist zunächst auf drei Jahre befristet mit der Option auf Verlängerung und soll frühestens zum 1. September 2022 besetzt werden. Die Aufgaben umfassen unter anderem eigene Forschung und Mitarbeit in Forschungsprojekten der Professur sowie die Durchführung von Lehrveranstaltungen im Bereich Makroökonomik und Entwicklungsökonomik. Zudem bietet die Stelle die Möglichkeit zur Promotion.

Die Bewerbungsfrist ist der 5. Mai 2022.

Weitere Informationen können der Stellenausschreibung entnommen werden. 

Position for Postdoctoral Researcher in Agricultural Development Economics at University of Bonn

The Center for Development Research (ZEF) at the University of Bonn has a position opening for a Postdoctoral Researcher in Agricultural Development Economics with a possible starting date in July 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter.

The ZEF is an international and interdisciplinary research institute; the position is part of ZEF’s Department for Economic and Technological Change. Tasks auf the successful candidate include planning, conducting and publishing innovative economics and interdisciplinary research on issues related to global food systems, sustainable diets, and agricultural development as well as contributing to teaching and guidance of doctoral researchers in relevant fields.

The submission of applications is possible until May 15th, 2022.

For further details on the position, please see the vacancy.

Professorship (W3) in Economics, with a Specialization in Microeconomics at University of Stuttgart

The University of Stuttgart is looking to appoint a professor as the head of the Department for Economics, with a specialization in Microeconomics.

The professorship is expected to provide microeconomic contributions to academic teaching in Bachelor and Master programs; the professor should be able to represent the entire field of microeconomics. Main research foci of the professorship should lie in the fields of industrial organization, political economy, behavioural economics or experimental economics. Interests in the field of digital markets (e.g. platform economics) or in the field of data science and digitalization are an asset.

Applications can be submitted until May 4th, 2022.

For more information, please see the full vacancy.

Position as Doctoral Student/Research Assistant in Political Economy or International Economics at Leibniz University Hannover

The Institute of Macroeconomics at the Leibniz University Hannover is seeking to appoint a Doctoral Student/Research Assistant in Political Economy or International Economics starting October 1st, 2022 or earlier/later upon mutual agreement.

The position is initially limited to three years with the possibility for extension. The successful candidate will have teaching and administrative obligations; however, the focus will be on conducting empirical research in the fields of Political Economy, International Economics, and/or Development Economics as well as competing the PhD thesis.

The submission of applications is possible until May 15th, 2022.

For further details on the position, please see the vacancy.

Doctoral position on Evidence-Informed Policymaking at ETH Zurich

The Development Economics Group | ETH Zurich and the ETH Zurich – EPFL Joint Doctoral Program in the Learning Sciences invite candidates to apply for a doctoral position on Evidence-Informed Policymaking.

The position is situated in a research project focusing on the creation of new knowledge and tools that support policymakers around the world to use scientific evidence for policymaking. The successful candidate will conduct and publish research on adult learning in the context of data and evidence used for policymaking as well as experiment with various tools for policymakers and practitioners around the world.

Applications can be submitted until April 15th, 2022.

For more information, please see the vacancy.

Stelle als wissenschaftliche*r Mitarbeiter*in an Professur für Entwicklungsökonomik der Georg-August-Universität Göttingen

Die Professur für Entwicklungsökonomik mit Schwerpunkt Südasien an der Georg-August-Universität Göttingen sucht ab dem 01.10.2022 eine*n wissenschaftliche*n Mitarbeiter*in mit Master-Abschluss oder abgeschlossener Promotion.

Die Stelle ist befristet bis 30.09.2026 mit der Option auf Verlängerung. Aufgaben sind die Mitarbeit an Forschung und Lehre, sowie die Betreuung von Studierenden, u.a. im Rahmen der Studienberatung für den neuen Bachelor-Studiengang Sustainable Development Studies. Gleichzeitig bietet die Stelle die Möglichkeit zur Promotion.

Die Bewerbungsfrist ist der 31.03.2022.

Weitere Informationen können der Stellenausschreibung entnommen werden.  

Post-Doc & PhD Position at Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine

The Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine in Hamburg is inviting applications for a Post-Doc as well as for a PhD position within the Health Economics Research Group starting April 1st, 2022. Both vacant positions fit in the field of global health and focus primarily on infection control and emerging infections.

Therefore, the Institute is looking for applicants holding or being in the process of obtaining (depending on the position) a Master’s degree or PhD in economics and related disciplines such as geography, psychology, and statistics. The successful candidates will – among other things – participate in joint research of the working group on questions of global health, one health, and public health as well as design and coordinate interventions and field work activities.

Applications can be submitted until February 26th, 2022.

For more information, please see the vacancy for the Post-Doc or the PhD position.

Position for Post-Doctoral Researcher in Agricultural Economics at University of Göttingen

The Division of Environmental and Resource Economics of the Department of Agricultural Economics and Rural Development at the University of Göttingen is looking for a Post-Doctoral Researcher in Agricultural Economics. The position is associated with the Research Training Group (RTG) 2654 “Sustainable Food Systems” funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG) and involves interdisciplinary research on questions related to “Sustainable Food Systems”. It is limited to three years with an option of prolongation for up to three more years and should be filled immediately.

The submission of applications is possible until January 31st, 2022.

For further details on the position, please click on the respective links for the vacancy in German or in English.

Stellenausschreibungen für interdisziplinäres DFG-Graduiertenkolleg an Universität Passau

Die Universität Passau schreibt im Rahmen ihres neuen interdisziplinären DFG-Graduiertenkollegs „Digital Platform Ecosystems“ (DPE) voll finanzierte Promotions- und Postdoc-Stellen aus. Das Graduiertenkolleg DPE ist ein von der Deutschen Forschungsgemeinschaft (DFG) großzügig gefördertes Exzellenzprogramm für Graduierte. Es bildet eine einzigartige, lebendige interdisziplinäre Forschungsgemeinschaft führender Forschungspartner aus den Disziplinen der Wirtschaftsinformatik, Management- und Organisationsforschung, Marketingforschung, Wirtschaftswissenschaften sowie der Kommunikationswissenschaften.

Die Stellen sind für drei Jahre, beginnend im Oktober 2022, zu besetzen. Promovierende und Postdoc-Forschende erhalten eine stark personalisierte Betreuung und ein auf sie zugeschnittenes, interdisziplinäres und finanziell umfangreich gefördertes Ausbildungsprogramm, das einen dreimonatigen Forschungsaufenthalt im Ausland beinhaltet. Postdoc-Forschende erhalten eine weiterführende Ausbildung und übernehmen Führungsaufgaben im Graduiertenkolleg.

Bewerbenden mit einem Hintergrund in Entwicklungsökonomie und quantitativen Methoden bietet das Graduiertenkolleg die Möglichkeit, sich an randomisierten Feldexperimenten und anderen Arten von Feldforschung in Sub-Sahara-Afrika und in Indonesien zu beteiligen, um das Potenzial digitaler Plattform-Ökosysteme für Unternehmen, landwirtschaftliche Betriebe und Haushalte zu untersuchen.

Die Bewerbungsfrist ist der 28. Februar 2022.

Weitere Informationen über die Stellen können der Ausschreibung auf der Website der Universität Passau entnommen werden; weitere Fragen können an Prof. Dr. Michael Grimm gerichtet werden (michael.grimm@uni-passau.de).

Doctoral Student position at Chair of International and Development Politics at Heidelberg University

The Chair of International and Development Politics at Heidelberg University offers a position as a Doctoral Student (50%), including research as well as teaching activities, in an interdisciplinary environment at the intersection of applied development economics and political science. Candidates are expected to have an excellent university degree (master or equivalent) in economics or political science with emphasis on applied methods.

Applications are considered until the position is filled.

For further details on the vacancy, please click here.

Professorship (W2/W3) for Global Political Economy and Social Inequality at University of Bremen

The Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Bremen invites applications for a professorship (W2/W3) in the field of Global Political Economy and Social Inequality to be filled as soon as possible.

The successful candidate should be an internationally renowned individual with a background in political science, sociology, or economics and broad knowledge of either global social inequality, international interdependencies between political economies, or political and social consequences of global economic processes. Teaching responsibilities include, in particular, the bachelor’s and master’s degree programs in political science and/or sociology and related subjects in the Faculty of Social Sciences, depending on the successful applicant’s qualifications.

Applications can be submitted until February 4th, 2022.

For more information, please click on the respective links for the vacancy in German or in English.

Two Doctoral Researcher Positions in Agricultural Economics/Development Economics/Food Systems Economics at University of Göttingen

The University of Göttingen is inviting applications for two doctoral research positions in Agricultural Economics/Development Economics/Food Systems Economics within the Research Training Group (RTG) 2654 “Sustainable Food Systems”.

One of the two positions is located in Subproject A4 “Agriculture, climate change and ecosystem services”, the other one is located in Subproject A2 “How sustainable are sustainability standards?”, but will work more broadly on sustainable food production in a developing country and evaluate the trade-offs between different sustainability dimensions. Both positions are qualification positions for junior researchers pursuing a PhD degree.

The submission of applications is possible until December 15th, 2021.

For further details on the vacancy, please click here.

Two Associate Professorship Positions (W2) jointly appointed by Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB) and RWI – Leibniz Institute for Economic Research

The Faculty of Economics at Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB) is offering two tenured position as associate professors (W2), one for „Climate Change and Development“ and one for „Migration and Development“ in a joint appointment with RWI – Leibniz Institute for Economic Research. The successful candidates will be active members of RWl’s newly founded Policy Lab „Climate Change, Development and Migration“ conducting research on environmental policies, labor markets, and migration in the Global South as well as economics of immigration in the Global North.

The submission of applications is possible until December 9th, 2021.

For more information on the vacancies, please click on the respective links for „Climate Change and Development“ and „Migration and Development“.

Full Professorship (W3) “Society, Culture and Communication in Ibero-America” at Heidelberg University

The interdisciplinary Heidelberg Center for Ibero-American Studies (HCIAS) at Heidelberg University (Germany) is accepting applications for a Full Professorship (W3) “Society, Culture and Communication in Ibero-America” (f/m/d) to be appointed as soon as possible. The future position holder is expected to conduct research on dynamics of socio-cultural change in the region with a specialization on Latin America and a disciplinary background in the social sciences.

The deadline for applications is October 31st, 2021. Presentations are expected to take place online in early December 2021.

For further details on the vacancy, please click here.

Doctoral Position/Graduate Teaching Assistant in Development Economics at University of Passau

The Chair of Development Economics at the University of Passau is inviting applications for the position of a Graduate Teaching Assistant in Development Economics (doctoral position). The successful candidate will have the opportunity to study towards a doctorate and to conduct research in relation to the research undertaken by the Chair. Ongoing research projects include for example the assessment of interventions to prevent and control noncommunicable diseases in South-East Asia, of interventions supporting micro-, small and medium-sized firms in Burkina Faso, of training interventions to enhance sustainable farming in Indonesia and of interventions to combine food security with female empowerment in Bangladesh and Ethiopia, among others.

The submission of applications is possible until October 10th, 2021.

For more information on the vacancy, please click here.

Position as Head of Programme combined with a Cooperation Professorship at DIE and University of Bonn

The Faculty of Law and Economics at the Rheinische Friedrich-Wilhelms-University Bonn and the The German Development Institute / Deutsches Institut für Entwicklungspolitik (DIE) are looking for a joint appointment as of March 1st, 2022 of a Head of Programme (m/f/d) for the research programme „Transformation of Economic and Social Systems“ of the DIE (Bonn) combined with a Cooperation Professorship (W2) for International Economics / Development Economics (University of Bonn).

Applications can be submitted until October 15th, 2021.

For further details on the vacancy, please click here.

PhD Position at University of Groningen and University of Passau

The University of Groningen and the University of Passau are seeking to fill a four-year PhD position in the project “Improving food and nutrition security by enhancing women’s empowerment”. The candidate will be appointed at and alternate between both Universities. Starting date is February 1st, 2022 or as soon as possible after December 1st, 2021.

The submission of applications is possible until October 6th, 2021.

Additional information on the vacancy as well as the project can be found on the website of the University of Groningen or here.

Research Fellow/PhD Position at GIGA and BNITM

The German Institute for Global and Area Studies (GIGA) and the Bernhard Nocht Institute for Tropical Medicine (BNITM) are inviting application for a Research Fellow/PhD position working on an interdisciplinary project with a focus on curbing antimicrobial resistance in the Global South through health interventions, incentives and transparency. The position is initially limited to 3 years; starting date is as soon as possible.

Applications can be submitted until October 15th, 2021.

For further details on the vacancy, please click here.

Postdoc Position in Development and/or International Economics at Ruhr University Bochum

The Chair for Development Research and the Chair of International Economics of Ruhr University Bochum are seeking to fill a Postdoc Position in Development and/or International Economics, starting November 1st, 2021 or the earliest date thereafter. The position will be based at one of the two chairs and will involve research and teaching in the areas of (empirical/applied) development and/or international economics.

The submission of applications is possible until August 29th, 2021.

For further information, please click here.

Post-Doc Fellowships at RWI − Leibniz Institute for Economic Research

RWI – Leibniz Institute for Economic Research is inviting applications for three one-year Postdoctoral Positions in its new Policy Lab “Climate Change, Development and Migration”, starting as soon as possible.

The deadline for applications is July 31st, 2021.

For further details on the vacancy, please click here.

Post-Doc position (all fields) at Heidelberg University, Department of Economics

The Department of Economics at Heidelberg University is seeking to fill a Post-Doc position starting September 1st, 2021 or at the earliest possible convenience. Applications of any research area are invited, especially those working in one of the core areas of the department (Behavioral and Experimental Economics, Environmental Economics, Development Economics, Financial Econometrics, Macroeconomics, and Political Economics).

The submission of applications is possible until May 21st, 2021.

For more information about the vacancy, please click here.

Recruitment for Oxford research programme on the Future of Development

The Oxford Martin Programme on the Future of Development at the University of Oxford is recruiting exceptional, effective and collaborative researchers to join an exciting new team which aims to contribute to the creation of jobs and economic justice in developing countries. The programme is seeking to appoint the programme leader as well as a diverse team of post-doctoral and junior researchers, with expertise in economics, development and related disciplines. The closing date of the application is May 12th at noon.

For further details, please see the announcement and the list of vacancies on the programme’s website.

Junior Researcher (doctoral student) in International Finance/International Political Economy at the Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW)

The Kiel Institute for the World Economy (IfW) is inviting applications for a Junior Researcher (doctoral student) in International Finance / International Political Economy for research on China’s overseas lending and/or the geopolitics of international capital flows. The researcher will be based in Kiel (with the option to live in Hamburg or commute from elsewhere), and join our research center “International Finance and Macroeconomics”.

For further information, please click here.

Postdoctoral Position in International Economic Policy at the University of Osnabrueck (Akademische Rätin/Akademischer Rat auf Zeit)

The subject-group on „International Economic Policy“ at the School of Business and Economics at the University of Osnabrueck is seeking to appoint a Postdoc to commence work on June 1st, 2021, or later. The position is limited to three years and can be extended for a further three years. The application deadline is April 11th 2021.

For further details, please see the job posting in German or in English.

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