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Ruhr-Universität Bochum | Fakultät für Wirtschaftswissenschaft

W3 Professorship in Public and Regional Economics

  • Online seit 01.04.2021
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Ruhr-Universität Bochum (RUB) is one of Germany’s leading research universities, addressing the whole range of academic disciplines. A highly dynamic setting enables researchers and students to work across the traditional boundaries of academic subjects and faculties. To create knowledge networks within and beyond the university is RUB’s declared aim.

The Faculty of Management and Economics of Ruhr-Universität Bochum invites applications for the position of a tenured full-time

Professor (W3) in Public and Regional Economics

commencing 1 April 2022.


The future holder of the post will represent the subject in research and teaching.  Participation in the DFG-funded Research Training Group „Regional disparities and economic policy“ in cooperation with TU Dortmund and Universität Duisburg-Essen as well as in the UAR-competence field „Empirical Economic Research“ and a focus on applied empirical research is expected.

Duties include research and teaching in public and regional economics. We expect the willingness to teach in English and German, to promote junior researchers and Ph.D. students and to cooperate with the „Zentrum für ökonomische Bildung (ZföB)“. We welcome active collaboration with the RWI – Leibniz-Institut für Wirtschaftsforschung and the Ruhr Graduate School in Economics (RGS Econ).

A positive evaluation as a junior professor or an equivalent academic achievement and evidence of teaching skills are required. The willingness to perform administrative duties at the faculty and at the university level is assumed.

Successful candidates will supply evidence of:

  • research excellence
  • high commitment to teaching
  • readiness to participate in interdisciplinary academic work
  • willingness and ability to attract significant third-party funded research projects
  • international networking

At RUB, we are committed to promote the careers of women and people of color in the areas in which they are underrepresented. We therefore encourage and welcome relevant applications as well as those from non-binary or gender-queer applicants. Applications from persons with disabilities or equal status are very welcome. Ruhr-Universität Bochum is an equal opportunities employer.

Complete applications with the usual documents should be sent by email to the appointment committee chair, Prof. Dr. Julio R. Robledo, no later than 07 May 2021. Please attach to your application as separate files your three best and most pertinent publications for the position, a list of third party funding achievements, and teaching evaluations. For further information please contact Prof. Robledo.

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Art der Beschäftigung
Zeitraum der Beschäftigung
Unbefristet, ab Freitag, 01 Apr. 2022
Freitag, 07. Mai 2021 - 23:59


Hochschule / Einrichtung
Ruhr-Universität Bochum
Institut / Einrichtung
Fakultät für Wirtschaftswissenschaft
Universitätsstraße 150
44801 Bochum, Deutschland
Herr Prof. Dr. Julio Robledo


Herr Prof. Dr. Julio Robledo



Ruhr-Universität Bochum | Fakultät für Wirtschaftswissenschaft

Universitätsstraße 150
44801 Bochum