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Doctoral Student / Research Assistant (f/m/d) in Personnel Economics & HRM
Faculty of Management, Economics and Social Sciences
DOCTORAL STUDENT/RESEARCH ASSISTANT IN PERSONNEL ECONOMICS & HRM
Area Corporate Development
The University of Cologne is one of the largest and most research-intensive universities in Germany, offering a
wide range of subjects. With its six faculties and its interfaculty centres, it offers a broad spectrum of scientific
disciplines and internationally outstanding profile areas, supported by the administration with its services.
The Chair of Personnel Economics and HRM focuses
on the economic evaluation of management practices.
The group is part of the Center of Social and Economic
behavior and the new excellence cluster Econtribute.
We implement field experiments in firms and apply
methods of microeconometrics to study behavior and
performance in organizations.
work on individual and/or joint empirical research
attend PhD courses in the Cologne Graduate
present your research in seminars and at
conferences and publish your studies in
internationally renowned journals
work on a cumulative dissertations
Pronounced scientific curiosity and academic
Strong interest in methods of applied microeconometrics
Interest in the practical design of management
practices in firms
Strong interest and joy in teaching
High level of proficiency in English
University degree in business administration,
economics or a related discipline
WE OFFER YOU
excellent facilities and working conditions among
a diverse and fair working environment
support in reconciling work and family life
flexible working time models
extensive advanced training opportunities
occupational health management offers
local transport ticket at a discount for UoC employees
The position is available from 01.03.2020 on a part-time
basis (75 %). It is limited to 4 years with possible extension of
up to 2 additional years . If the applicant meets the relevant
wage requirements and personal qualifications, the salary is
based on remuneration group 13 TV-L of the pay scale for
the German public sector.
The University of Cologne promotes equal opportunities and
diversity in its employment relations. Women are expressly
encouraged to apply and given priority in accordance with the
Equal Opportunities Act of North Rhine-Westphalia
(Landesgleichstellungsgesetz - LGG NRW). We expressly
welcome applications from individuals with severe disabilities
or people of equivalent status. Severely disabled applicants
of equal merit and qualifications will be given priority.
Please send your convincing application with proof of the
sought qualifications by email (in one pdf-file) with the
reference number wiss2002-12 to
The application deadline is 20.03.2020.