Assistant Professorship (W1) for Economics, in particular Health Economics

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

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

Assistant Professorship (W1) for Economics, in particular Health Economics

as of April 1st, 2019 or later. Candidates with a research record in Health Economics who analyze relevant topics with theoretical and quantitative-empirical methods will be given preference. Prerequisi- tes are an excellent Ph.D. in Economics and the ability to publish in leading economic journals in the future. This should be demonstra- ted through an excellent job market paper.

The faculty appreciates the willingness to cooperate with the research training group “Competition Economics” (Wettbewerbs- ökonomie), acquisition of competitive third-party funding, and an internationally recognized 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 excellent dissertation, a pedagogical aptitude for teaching, exceptional competence to conduct 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.

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 qualified severely disabled persons or disabled persons regarded as being of equal status according to Book IX of the German Social Legal Code (SGB – Soziales Gesetzbuch) 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 offers 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. Christian Wey.

Detailed application materials with the usual documents including a clearly marked job-market paper should be submitted by 21.02.2019, citing Reference No 26 B 18-3.1, as a single PDF file to Alternatively, you may send a print-version to:

Dean of the Faculty of Business Administration and Economics Heinrich Heine University Düsseldorf
Professor Dr. Stefan Süß
Building 24.31, Floor 00, Room 12
Universitätsstraße 1 40225 Düsseldorf Germany

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