Assistant Professorship (W1) for Competition in Digital Economy

open until filled
Social Sciences, Economics
Heinrich-Heine-Universität Düsseldorf
Düsseldorf, Germany

The Düsseldorf Institute for Competition Economics (DICE) at the Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf is seeking to ll the position of a

Assistant Professorship (W1) for Competition in Digital Economy
(with Tenure Track to a Full Professorship at W2-Level)

as of October 2018 or later. Candidates with a research focus in antitrust in digital markets will be given preference. Prerequisites are an excellent Ph.D. in economics as well as the ability to publish in leading economic journals in the future. This should be documen- ted through an excellent job market paper. The faculty appreciates successful acquisition of competitive third-party funding and an internationally recognised research profile.

Conditions for employment are, in addition to general administrative conditions in accordance with § 36 of the North Rhine-Westphalia University Act (Hochschulgesetz), an aptitude for teaching, exceptio- nal competence in research, and additional scientific achievements.

Employment is initially for three years. Given a successful evaluation in the third year, employment will be renewed for another three years. Conditional on a positive (tenure) evaluation in the sixth year, the position is transformed into a permanent position at associate professorship level (German pay scale W2).

Female candidates are encouraged to apply; they will be given preference in cases of equal aptitude, ability, and professional achievements unless there are exceptional reasons for choosing another applicant.

Applications from suitably quali ed severely disabled persons or disabled persons regarded as being of equal status according to Book IX of the German Social Legal Code (SGB – Soziales Gesetz- buch) are encouraged.

At Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf, appointments may also be part-time, provided there are no overriding administrative reasons in individual cases for requiring full-time employment. Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf o ers a Dual Career Service and is a member of the Rhineland Dual Career Network (Dual Career Netzwerk Rheinland). Further information can be found under

For further inquiries, please contact Prof. Dr. Justus Haucap

Detailed application materials with the usual documents including a clearly marked job-market paper should be submitted by 30.08.2018, citing reference number 16 B 18-3.1, as a single PDF le to Alternatively, you may send a print-version to:
Dean of the Faculty of Business Administration and Economics Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf
Professor Dr. Justus Haucap
Building 24.31, Floor 00, Room 12
Universitätsstraße 1
D-40225 Düsseldorf/Germany

Please do not submit application materials in folders and be sure to send copies only as documents will not be returned (they will be destroyed after the selection procedure has been completed). We also request that you additionally submit your application in digital format as a single le on a CD.

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