JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2016 - July 31, 2016

University of Bonn

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Department of Economics
Behavioral Economics/Economics of Inequality - Full/Associate and/or Assistant Professor

JOE ID Number: 2016-01_111455549
Date Posted: 05/06/2016
Date Inactive: 07/31/2016
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Behavioral Economics/Economics of Inequality - Full/Associate and/or Assistant Professor
Section: International:Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Bonn, GERMANY
JEL Classifications:
C8 -- Data Collection and Data Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs
C9 -- Design of Experiments
D0 -- General
D6 -- Welfare Economics
Behavioral Economics
Economics of Inequality
Interdisciplinary: Social Sciences
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The newly founded Behavior and Inequality Research Institute (briq), in association with the Department of Economics of the University of Bonn, invites applications for the positions Assistant (tenure track), Associate and/or Full Professor in

Behavioral Economics/Economics of Inequality.

Positions come with a reduced teaching load. The hiring and promotion processes will place emphasis on top-level research and scholarship. Candidates are expected to have a strong background in economic theory and/or expertise in empirical research.

The research focus of the institute is to enhance understanding of individual decision making and behavior as well as causes and consequences of inequality, broadly understood. Areas of research include, among others, the foundation of decision making, behavioral applications to the fields of public and labor economics, as well as child development and skill formation. The institute aims to enable outstanding research by offering administrative and financial support, including running large-scale randomized control trials (RCTs).

The institute provides an international platform for top-level researchers in behavioral economics and inequality. An international visitors program, workshops, conferences and summer schools offer opportunities for international cooperation.

Candidates must comply with the general conditions of employment according to § 36 of the Higher Education Act of North Rhine-Westphalia (Hochschulgesetz des Landes Nordrhein-Westfalen).

The University of Bonn is an equal opportunity employer.

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
Application deadline: 05/31/2016
Application Instructions:
Please submit your electronic application including a CV, list of publications, a motivation letter, three representative publications and copies of your academic certificates by May 31, 2016. Applications should be mailed as a single PDF file to the Director of the Institute, Prof. Dr. Armin Falk, and the Dean of the Faculty of Law and Economics, Prof. Dr. Rainer Hüttemann:

Director of the Behavior and Inequality Research Institute (briq)
Prof. Dr. Armin Falk

Dean of the Faculty of Law and Economics
Rheinische-Friedrich-Wilhelms-Universität Bonn
Prof. Dr. Rainer Hüttemann