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The Department of Economics at the University of Oldenburg invites applications for 2 positions as a

Research Associate (m/f/d)
salary level 13 TV-L (100 %)

at the chairs of Public Economics (Prof. Dr. Carsten Helm) and Economic Policy (Prof. Dr. Christoph Böhringer). The positions are available at the earliest possible date for a period of 3 years, with the option of an extension for further 3 years. The positions serve the qualification of young scientists with the aim of earning a doctoral degree in economics. With a strong profile in the field of environmental and energy economics (4 economics professorships, 2 study courses) we offer an excellent research environment. Oldenburg is a nice and modern city offering a high quality of life.


  • An above-average Master's degree in economics or a related discipline, e.g., mathematical economics or business informatics (applications from candidates who will shortly complete their studies will also be considered).
  • A solid basic knowledge of mathematics and a pronounced interest in scientific research.
  • It is advantageous to have a course specialisation in one of the following areas: environmental and energy economics, microeconomics, public economics, and economic policy.

In addition to research, you will also be involved in teaching. Further information on the research and teaching profiles of the chairs in Public Economics and Economic Policy can be found at and

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. Both positions are suitable for part-time employment.

Please send your detailed application with the usual documents (curriculum vitae, copies of certificates, any references, etc.) as well as your Master's thesis to the University of Oldenburg, Faculty II, attn. Catharina Schramm, 26111 Oldenburg no later than 2 February 2020. Please specify in your application whether you are applying for only one of the positions or for both. It is preferred that you submit your application electronically in the form of one pdf file (the Master's thesis can be sent as a separate file) to the e-mail address catharina.sfl+fchrfsammx6gd@uol.dexym.


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