Professorship (W2 in Economics, with a specialization in
Sustainability and Economic Policy
The School of Business and Economics establishes a new research and teaching focus on sustainability from a business and economics perspective and searches for two new professors. Within this context, we invite applications for a tenured professorship (W2 in economics, with a specialization in sustainability and economic Policy starting in the summer term 2022 (from 1 April 2022 onwards).
The successful candidate is highly qualified in the field of economics and covers the fields of sustainability and economic policy in research and teaching.
Candidates conduct quantitative theoretical and/or empirical research on questions related to sustainability and economic policy, such as how to develop and implement sustainability-supporting institutions or normative aspects of sustainability. The appointed professor provides courses on sustainability as well as on economic policy and offers dedicated teaching in English and German at the bachelor’s and master’s level.
The successful candidate is able and willing to conduct interdisciplinary research. We appreciate openness towards pluralism in economics and expect diversity and proficiency in applied research methods. Research should reflect a concern for both scientific and societal impact. The appointed professor helps establish the School’s new focus on sustainability in research and teaching (also in co-operation with other departments), and actively participates in the Marburg Centre for Institutional Economics (MACIE) as well as in the School’s other activities.
Candidates possess a Ph.D. and additional scientific achievements in economics, undertake research in key topics from sustainability science (including change processes and ecological economics), and have very good knowledge of economic policy. In addition to conducting excellent research (demonstrated by publications in leading international journals), experience in the acquisition of external grant funding as well as excellent teaching and pedagogical competencies are required. The successful candidate will be expected to teach in German after a maximum of two years of employment.
Employment requirements of §§ 61, 62 HHG apply. The University of Marburg places great emphasis on the intensive supervision of students and doctoral candidates and expects a visible presence of academic staff at the university.
We support women and specifically encourage them to apply. Applicants with children are welcome—The University of Marburg is committed to providing a family-friendly work environment. Disabled applicants (pursuant to SGB IX (Articles 2, paragraphs 2, 3) with equal aptitude will be given preference.
Applications including a meaningful research and teaching concept are to be sent in the form of one pdf-file to firstname.lastname@example.org by February 26th, 2021 at the latest.