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Vacancies Postdoctoral Researcher (m/f/d) in the field of Innovation Economics (Salary Scale 13 TV-L, 100 %)

Vacancies Postdoctoral Researcher (m/f/d) in the field of Innovation Economics (Salary Scale 13 TV-L, 100 %)

The Institute of Economic Policy (Professorship for Innovation Economics) invites applications for the position of a

Postdoctoral Researcher (m/f/d) in the field of Innovation Economics
(Salary Scale 13 TV-L, 100 %)

starting at the earliest possible date. The position is initially limited for one year, with the possibility of extension.


We are looking for a highly motivated postdoctoral researcher, who is interested in conducting empirical and/or theoretical research in innovation economics and/or behavioural economics. Candidates will conduct individual research and will cooperate with other members of the team in innovation economics. The position comes with a teaching load of four course hours per week during the term. Course language is either English or German.


  • At starting date: completed university science degree; a completed PhD/Doctorate in Economics or a related field is expected
  • Strong research track-record in Innovation Economics and/or Behavioral Economics can be proven by very strong working papers or published research projects
  • Fluency in spoken and written English
  • Ability to teach at Bachelors and Masters level

Leibniz University Hannover considers itself a family-friendly university and therefore promotes a balance between work and family responsibilities. Part-time employment can be arranged upon request.

The university aims to promote equality between women and men. For this purpose, the university strives to reduce under-representation in areas where a certain gender is under-represented. Women are under-represented in the salary scale of the advertised position. Therefore, qualified women are encouraged to apply. Moreover, we welcome applications from qualified men. Preference will be given to equally-qualified applicants with disabilities.

For further information, please contact Prof. Dr. Marina Schröder


Please submit your application, including your CV, one page research statement and up to three research papers by April 30th, 2023 to the email-address below (as one PDF file) or via postal mail. Two recommendation letters should be sent directly by references to the same address:

Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Universität Hannover
Institut für Wirtschaftspolitik

Königsworther Platz 1
30167 Hannover


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