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Current status of application procedure

  • Current call for proposals
The Faculty of Business Administration and Economics at Bielefeld University invites applications for a full-time

Assistant Professorship (W1) for Computational Economics

beginning from the Spring term 2020.

Applicants should have a strong research track record in the area of Computational Economics, in particular evidenced by research publications in international journals. Candidates with a research focus in industrial dynamics, technological change or evolution of inequality are of particular interest. A methodological background in the area of modern approaches for dynamic modelling, e.g. agent-based simulation or network analysis, is desired.

It is expected that the successful candidate has the potential to cooperate with existing work groups in the Department of Business Administration and Economics and will make active use of the various opportunities available for engaging in interdisciplinary collaborations within Bielefeld University. The successful candidate will contribute to the teaching within the Bachelor, Master and Doctoral programs of the Department as well as supervise students. Furthermore, it is expected that successful candidate actively contributes to activities aiming at acquiring third party research grants.

Candidates must have a university degree in a relevant academic discipline. The ability to carry out research has to be proven by the quality of the doctoral degree, and pedagogical skills are to be proven by appropriate experience or may be established during the appointment procedure.

The position is initially for three years, and can be extended to six years after a positive evaluation.

Applications from suitably qualified handicapped and severely handicapped persons are explicitly encouraged.

Bielefeld University has received a number of awards for its achievements in the provision of equal opportunity and has been recognized as a family-friendly university. The university welcomes applications from women. Applications are handled according to the state's equal opportunity statutes.

Applications with the usual documents (curriculum vitae, list of publications, a 2-page research and teaching concept, information about previous teaching activities, copies of certificates) should preferably be submitted as a single PDF file till October 2, 2019 to:


or as paper copy to

Bielefeld University
Dean of the Department of Business Administration and Economics
P.O. Box 100131
33501 Bielefeld

Please note that risks to confidentiality and unauthorized access by third parties cannot be ruled out when communicating via unencrypted e-mail. Information on the processing of personal data can be found at: https://www.uni-bielefeld.de/Universitaet/Aktuelles/Stellenausschreibungen/2019_DS-Hinweise_englisch.pdf