The University of Kassel is a modern and growing University with round about 23.000 students. It has an extraordinary wide section with expertise of nature, technique, culture and society.

At the Faculty of Economics and Management, Institute of Economics, the following position is to be filled as soon as possible:

W 2 - Professorship (m/f/d) in Macroeconomics

Closes: 03.11.2022
Date of Hire: as soon as possible
Reference: 35476

Please send your application with the usual informative documents, stating the reference number in the subject line, via the online form. We have compiled further information for you in our FAQ.

In exceptional cases, we will also accept your application documents in paper form or via the e-mail box bewerbungen[at]uni-kassel[dot]de, stating the reference number.

In the case of postal applications, please submit only copies of your documents (no folders), as these cannot be returned. All documents will be destroyed after completion of the selection process in compliance with data protection regulations.

We are looking for a scientifically distinguished personality who represents macroeconomics in research and teaching.

Candidates must have published in prestigious international peer-reviewed journals and entertain a strong academic network. In the field of research, they must exhibit connectivity to at least one of the following fields of research at the Faculty of Economics and Management:
Economic Behavior & Governance
Acquiring Skills & Entrepreneurship
Sustainability, Energy and the Environment.

Academic achievements related to the topics
Environment, energy and climate change
Distribution and sustainable development
are an advantage.
Academic achievements related to other research fields of the University of Kassel are desirable. Candidates have to provide evidence of success in acquiring third-party funding and experience in interdisciplinary cooperation.

In teaching, the entire field of macroeconomics must be covered. Basic and advanced courses at bachelor and master level are to be offered in German and English, among others in the Master programs Economic Behavior and Governance, “Nachhaltiges Wirtschaften” and “Wirtschaft, Psychologie und Management”. Candidates will have subject-specific teaching experience. They are expected to be willing to participate in graduate education within the Graduate School Economic Behavior and Governance as well as the inter-university network MAGKS. Teaching is of great importance at the University of Kassel. Therefore, candidates are requested to submit results of meaningful teaching evaluations and certificates of participation in continuing education courses in higher education didactics.

The Macroeconomics unit led by the successful candidate is expected to contribute to the internationalization of the Faculty of Economics and Management. Participation in academic self-government is part of the duties of the position.

The hiring requirements and the performance requirements according to §§ 67 and 68 of the Hessian Higher Education Act apply.

If you have any questions about this vacancy or the application process, please contact Prof. Dr. Björn Frank (Dean), Tel. +49 561 804-7187, E-Mail: fb07-dekan(at)uni-kassel.de.

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The University of Kassel is very interested in the professional satisfaction of its employees. It is distinguished as a family-friendly university and, in the interests of equal opportunities, strives to offer everyone the same opportunities for development and to counteract existing disadvantages. It promotes the Family Welcome Service and also the Dual Career Service for positions that are scientifically and academically filled. One of the strategic goals of the University of Kassel is to significantly increase the proportion of women in research and teaching. Applications from women are therefore particularly welcome. Seriously handicapped and equivalent applicants are given preference if they have the same suitability, qualifications and professional performance. Full-time positions are generally divisible (except when filling civil servant positions).

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