The University of Cologne, Germany, invites applications for one temporary
faculty position (non-tenured) at the Assistant Professor (W1) level
Assistant Professorship (W1) in Econometrics
The University of Cologne is among the leading German research universities and its
Faculty of Management, Economics, and Social Sciences is consistently ranked among the
top schools in research and teaching. The Faculty counts more than 90 professors and 250
Candidates should hold a PhD or be near completion of their dissertation. Successful
candidates are expected to have expertise in research on econometric methods. We
are looking for candidates who have the potential to publish in top ranked international
journals. International experience, such as a PhD from a leading international university or
other international teaching or research experience is highly appreciated. Candidates are
expected to teach econometrics (MSc/PhD level) in English. Willingness to teach in German
Assistant Professors are employed for three years. After a positive evaluation, a renewal for
another three years is possible and desired. The teaching load is 2 sessions per week (4 SWS)
during the first three years and 2.5 sessions per week (5 SWS) during the second three years.
The position is available as of October 2017 or based on mutual agreement.
The University of Cologne is committed to increase the share of women in research and
teaching. Applications of women are specifically invited. In the case of equal qualifications,
competence and specific achievements, women will be considered on preferential terms
within the framework of the legal possibilities.
The University of Cologne is an equal opportunity employer in compliance with the German
disabilities laws. Persons with disabilities are therefore strongly encouraged to apply.
The application should consist of the following documents: letter of interest, curriculum vitae,
doctoral thesis, two recent (working) papers (in case of a cumulative doctoral thesis the two
papers can be part of the thesis), and three names of references.
Please apply via the University's Academic Job Portal (https://berufungen.uni-koeln.de/)
before the 4th, of May 2017.
For further information, please contact Professor Breitung (firstname.lastname@example.org).