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The University of Oldenburg, Department of Business Administration, Economics, and Law, Faculty II, Chair of Quantitative Methods in Economics (Prof. Dr. Erkan Gören) invites applications for the following position, starting as soon as possible:

Research Associate (m/f/d)
(E13 TV-L, 75%)

The contract is for a limited period of three years.

Job Description: The successful applicant will work within the DFG (Deutsche Forschungsgemeinschaft) funded project "The Localized Geography of Foreign Aid: A Disaggregated Analysis at the Grid-Cell Level". The research project investigates the impact of foreign aid on economic prosperity and conflict incidence at the subnational level. The position is designed to allow junior scientists to earn higher qualifications, and provides the opportunity for completion of doctoral studies.


  • completed excellent university master's degree in economics
  • excellent skills in econometrics
  • initial experience in conducting economic analyses independently
  • good English language skills in speaking and writing

Desired qualifications:

  • knowledge in the use of Stata, R, Geographic Information System (GIS) software, and Python programming would be desirable
  • sound knowledge in the area of economic growth and/or development economics

The University of Oldenburg is committed to increasing the proportion of women in research. We therefore expressly invite women to apply. According to § 21 Para. 3 NHG, women will be given preference if equally qualified. Equally qualified applicants with a disability will be given preference. Application and travel costs will not be covered.

Application: Applications with the usual documents (letter of motivation, CV, certified copies of grades and degrees, letters of reference, and your master thesis) should be send preferably in one pdf by email with the subject METHODS no later than November 25, 2019, to the University of Oldenburg, Faculty II, Department of Business Administration, Economics and Law, Ms. Catharina Schramm, D-26111 Oldenburg, Germany, email: cathar/winalj.scxu8yhramm@unqoi-iempfoldenburerk8yg.mmmmdeuzsfk.

For further information, please contact Prof. Dr. Erkan Gören (


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