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Professorship (W3) for Social Policy and Public Economics
Published(61 days ago)
Deadline for applications(yesterday)
Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB) is one of the leading research universities in Germany. As a reform-oriented campus university,
it houses the full breadth and width of expertise in the main branches of science and research under one roof. Working in an
environment that promotes a dynamic exchange between individual academic disciplines and their cultures, researchers and students
alike benefit from the opportunities of interdisciplinary collaboration.
W3 PROFESSORSHIP FOR SOCIAL POLICY AND PUBLIC ECONOMICS
The Faculty of Social Science at Ruhr-Universität Bochum seeks to fill a
W3 Professorship for Social Policy and Public Economics (anticipated start date: Summer semester 2020).
The future full professor should have an excellent record of publications and experience in directing research projects on the economics of social policy.
She or he should have worked on several branches and instruments of social policy, including questions of institutional design. Additional research interests
may encompass relevant aspects of political and collective decision-making (public choice), social-policy administration (public management), public and non-profit
enterprises, or other fields of institutional economics. The professorship contributes to the interdisciplinary degree programmes offered by the Faculty of Social
Science, with obligations ranging from teaching principles of economics at the Bachelors' level to co-ordinating the Masters' programme "Health Systems and Health Industry".
Qualification for and deep commitment to academic teaching;
Willingness to engage with interdisciplinary research and collaboration;
Experience with securing projects with third-party funding;
Readiness to participate in academic administration.
Ruhr-Universität Bochum is an equal opportunity employer.
Applications and all relevant documents (cover letter, academic CV, list of publications, certificates, list of acquired third-party funding, list of lectures and seminars)
are to be submitted by 09/15/2019 to the Dean at the Faculty of Social Science at Ruhr-Universität Bochum, 44780 Bochum, Germany,
firstname.lastname@example.org. Further information about the faculty can be found on our homepage at