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W1 Junior Professorship (M/F/D) International Monetary Macroeconomics (Tenure Track W2)


The Faculty of Management and Economics at Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB) has a vacancy for a W1 Junior (Assistant) Professorship (with tenure track W2 – Associate Professor) in International Monetary Macroeconomics. We are looking for applicants with an empirical-applied research focus on financial and monetary crises, international financial architecture, and visible links to green finance.

The professorship is expected to collaborate in research with other members of the faculty, with the competence field CISE and with cooperation partners outside the faculty (including RWI - Leibniz Institute for Economic Research, Institute of Development Research and Development Policy, Faculty of East Asian Studies, Faculty of Social Sciences). The position holder offers courses in English and German in macroeconomics and international monetary economics in Bachelor's and Master's programs and actively contributes to the design and further development of applied research, teaching, continuing education, and transfer activities of the Faculty of Management and Economics at RUB.

Requirements profile

The appointment requirements must be fulfilled according to §36 onwards Higher Education Act of the State of North Rhine-Westphalia (NRW). The appointment is initially limited to three years with the possibility of extension for another three years after a positive interim evaluation. The appointment to the position is linked to the tenure track for appointment to a W2 professorship. If the final evaluation is positive, the appointment to a W2 position is made without re-advertisement in an appropriately simplified appointment process. The criteria for evaluating tenure-track professorships are based on the valid regulations for the interim and final evaluation of tenure-track professorships at RUB (https://uni.ruhr-uni-bochum.de/en/tenure-track). The hiring requirements for tenure-track professorships are available at https://www.ruhr-uni-bochum.de/en/conditions-governing-tenure-track-professorships.

RUB stands for diversity and equal opportunities. Therefore, we promote the collaboration of heterogeneous teams and the career path of underrepresented people in the respective fields of work. RUB explicitly wishes women to apply. In areas where they are underrepresented, they are given preferential consideration if they have the same qualifications. Applications from people with disabilities are also very welcome. We welcome international applications and applications from female and male scientists with a migration background.

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Further information

Application deadline
30. April 2023


W1 (Tenure Track W2)