Junior Professorship in Development Economics or International Economics

posted Jul 4, 2017, 4:09 AM by Berlin Development

The Faculty of Economic Sciences at the Georg-August-University Göttingen and the GIGA German Institute of Global and Area Studies invite applications for a

Junior Professorship in
Development Economics or International Economics
(salary commensurate with W1

to begin as soon as possible. The position is jointly offered for three years with the option to prolong for an additional three years.

Applicants will have an outstanding doctoral degree and an excellent publication record in international or development economics. The successful applicant will become a Research Fellow at the GIGA in Hamburg and contribute there to the research on development economics and/or international economics on Africa, Asia, Latin America, and/or the Middle East. It is expected that the incumbent contributes adequately to teaching within the economics Bachelor and Master programme as well as to the doctoral course programme and the Göttingen Graduate School of Social Sciences at the University of Göttingen.

Preconditions for appointment are laid down in § 30 of the Higher Education Law of Lower Saxony. As a Public Law Foundation, the University of Göttingen holds the right of appointment. Further details will be explained on inquiry.

We explicitly welcome applications from abroad. Under certain circumstances part-time employment is possible. The University strives to increase its proportion of female staff and specifically encourages qualified women to apply. Disabled persons with corresponding aptitude for the position will be favoured.

Applications including pertinent documentation (CV, list of publications, teaching records etc.) should be sent to the Dean of the Faculty of Economic Sciences within four weeks following release of this announcement (please address communications to the Dean of the Faculty of Economic Sciences, University Goettingen, Platz der Goettinger Sieben 3, D-37073 Goettingen, Germany).


Berlin Development,
Jul 4, 2017, 4:09 AM