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Current status of application procedure

  • Selection procedure by appointment committee
The Faculty of Business Administration and Economics at Bielefeld University invites applications for a full-time

Assistant Professorship (W1) of International Trade

beginning with the Spring term 2020.

Applicants should have a strong research track record in the area of International Trade, documented by research publications in international journals. Candidates with a research focus on trade policy are of particular interest.

It is expected that the successful candidate has the potential to cooperate with on-going research in the Department of Business Administration and Economics, and is willing to explore the various opportunities for engaging in interdisciplinary collaboration within Bielefeld University. The successful candidate will contribute to the teaching in the Bachelor, Master and Doctoral programs of the Department, as well as supervise students. Furthermore, it is expected that the successful candidate contributes to activities aiming at acquiring third party research grants.

Candidates are expected to have a university degree in a relevant academic subject, a doctoral degree to prove their ability to conduct research, as well as pedagogical skills demonstrated by experience or to be established during the appointment process.

The position is initially limited to three years, and can be extended to six years conditional on a positive midterm 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 wel-comes applications from women. Applications are handled according to the state's equal oppor-tunity statutes.

Applications including the usual documents (CV with list of publications, a 2-page research and teaching concept, copies of academic diplomas, letters of recommendation, and at least one sample of research work) should be submitted - preferrably in PDF format - by December 11, 2019 to:


or by regular mail to:

Universität Bielefeld
Fakultät für Wirtschaftswissenschaften
- Der Dekan –
Postfach 100 131
33501 Bielefeld

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