Research Associate / PhD Student (m/f/x)

European University Viadrina
January 09, 2023
Offerd Salary:Negotiation
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  • Dresden (Saxony, Germany)
  • Type:

  • Research Assistant
  • Doctoral Researcher
  • Duration:

    The posi­tion is limi­ted to 3 years and could be exten­ded.


    The position comprises 75% of the fulltime weekly hours.

    Starting date (earliest):



    Subject to personal qualification employees are remunerated according to salary group E 13 TV-L


  • Office / Administration
  • Research
  • Teaching (University)
  • Field of studies:

  • Mathematics
  • Political Science
  • Statistics
  • Political Economy
  • Economics and Law
  • Level of education:

    university degree (master's) in Economics or any other subject (e.g., (Applied) Statistics, Mathematics, Geoinformatics, Political Sciences)

    Working language:

  • English
  • Language skills:

  • German (beginner)
  • External link:

    https: //
    Rese­arch Asso­ciate / PhD Stu­dent (m/f/x)


    (Sub­ject to per­so­nal qua­li­fi­ca­tion employees are remu­ne­ra­ted

    accord­ing to salary group E 13 TV-L)

    The posi­tion is star­ting on April 1, 2023. The posi­tion com­pri­ses 75% of the full­time wee­kly hours. The posi­tion is limi­ted to 3 years and could be exten­ded. The period of employ­ment is gover­ned by the Fixed Term Rese­arch Con­tracts Act (Wis­sen­schafts­zeit­ver­trags­ge­setz WissZeitVG). The posi­tion aims at obtai­ning fur­ther aca­de­mic qua­li­fi­ca­tion (e. g. PhD).

    Working field:
  • sci­en­ti­fic rese­arch activi­ties: Con­duct own (empi­ri­cal) rese­arch in one of the above rese­arch areas using sta­tis­ti­cal soft­ware (e.g., R or Stata)
  • Con­tri­bu­ting to sci­en­ti­fic tea­ching activi­ties
  • Sup­port in admi­nis­tra­tive tasks.
  • Requirements:
  • uni­ver­sity degree (mas­ter's) in Eco­no­mics or any other sub­ject (e.g., (App­lied) Sta­tis­tics, Mathe­ma­tics, Geo­in­for­ma­tics, Poli­ti­cal Sci­en­ces, and others)
  • Inte­rest in socio-eco­no­mic rese­arch and working with spa­tial/geo- refe­ren­ced data
  • Fully pro­fi­ci­ent in Eng­lish (Ger­man skills are an advan­tage).
  • What we offer:
  • An inspi­ring rese­arch atmo­s­phere and exper­tise in the fields of Deve­lop­ment Eco­no­mics, Regio­nal Eco­no­mics, and Poli­ti­cal Eco­nomy
  • Sup­port and super­vi­sion of your PhD the­sis
  • Cour­ses in the struc­tu­red PhD pro­gram Cen­tral-Ger­man Doc­to­ral Pro­gram Eco­no­mics (CGDE)
  • Inte­gra­tion into a lar­ger team (close exchange with the Chair of Eco­no­mics, esp. Inter­na­tio­nal Eco­no­mics and Prof. Dr. Chris­tian Leß­mann)
  • Strong sup­port to pre­sent rese­arch results at inter­na­tio­nal con­fe­ren­ces and par­ti­ci­pa­tion at sum­mer schools.
  • How to apply:

    Your app­li­ca­tion:

  • A cover let­ter describ­ing your inte­rest in this posi­tion
  • Your CV with copies of exam cer­ti­fi­ca­tes and other appen­di­ces
  • Up to two refe­rence let­ters (if avail­able) or con­tact infor­ma­tion of up to two refe­ren­ces.
  • For fur­ther infor­ma­tion, you are invi­ted to con­tact TUD stri­ves to employ more women in aca­de­mia and rese­arch. We the­re­fore expressly encou­rage women to apply. The Uni­ver­sity is a cer­ti­fied family- fri­endly uni­ver­sity and offers a Dual Career Ser­vice. We wel­come app­li­ca­ti­ons from can­di­da­tes with disa­bi­li­ties. If mul­ti­ple can­di­da­tes prove to be equally qua­li­fied, those with disa­bi­li­ties or with equi­va­lent sta­tus pur­suant to the Ger­man Social Code IX (SGB IX) will receive prio­rity for employ­ment. Please sub­mit your app­li­ca­tion until Janu­ary 9, 2023 (stam­ped arri­val date of the uni­ver­sity cen­tral mail ser­vice app­lies) pre­fer­a­bly in elec­tro­nic form (one PDF file) via the TU Dres­den Secu­re­Mail Por­tal https: // by sen­ding it to valentin.lindlacher@tu- or as hard copy to: TU Dres­den, Fakul­tät Wirt­schafts­wis­sen­schaf­ten, Juni­or­pro­fes­sur für Volks­wirt­schafts­lehre, ins­be­son­dere Inter­na­tio­nale Wirt­schafts­po­li­tik, Herrn Prof. Dr. Valen­tin Lind­la­cher, Helm­holtz­str. 10, 01069 Dres­den. Please sub­mit copies only, as your app­li­ca­tion will not be retur­ned to you. Expen­ses incur­red in atten­ding inter­views can­not be reim­bur­sed.

    Refe­rence to data pro­tec­tion: Your data pro­tec­tion rights, the pur­pose for which your data will be pro­ces­sed, as well as fur­ther infor­ma­tion about data pro­tec­tion is avail­able to you on the web­site: https: // tu-

    Make an Application

    Closing date:


    By mail:

    Technische Universität Dresden, Fakultät Wirtschaftswissenschaften, Juniorprofessur für Volkswirtschaftslehre, insbesondere Internationale Wirtschaftspolitik, Herrn Prof. Dr. Valentin Lindlacher, Helmholtzstr. 10, 01069 Dresden Deutschland

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    Application papers:

    • A cover letter describing your interest in this position • Your CV with copies of exam certificates and other appendices • Up to two reference letters (if available) or contact information of up to two references.

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