Research Assistant, Institute of Economics, University of Hohenheim

The Chair of Environmental Economics, Regulatory and Consumer Policy at the Institute of Economics of the University of Hohenheim in Stuttgart / Germany invites applications for a position as a

Research Assistant

at the earliest possible date.  Term: 2 years (extension possible conditional on performance).

Your tasks:

  • Supporting the teaching of the chair in all Bachelor and Master courses (tutorials, exercise courses etc.)
  • Advising students writing Master’s theses, Bachelor’s theses, seminar papers etc.
  • Participation in the chair’s research activities (environmental valuation surveys and field experiments in Germany, Asian countries and Cuba)


  • Accredited Master’s degree in Economics (grade: good or better)
  • Sound theoretical knowledge, especially in Microeconomics
  • Basic knowledge in Environmental and Resource Economics
  • Good knowledge in Econometric Methods
  • Good command of the English language

We offer:

  • Opportunity to pursue your PhD with individual and intensive supervision
  • Salary: TV-L E13 (100 %)
  • A wide and varied range of different tasks in teaching and research in an international and interdisciplinary context

Women are particularly invited to submit their applications. Applications of disabled persons with a comparable qualification will be considered as priority. Please send your application as soon as possible, but not later than July 31, 2017, to Prof. Dr. Michael Ahlheim, Universität Hohenheim (520F), 70593 Stuttgart, E-Mail: . Your application should contain a letter of motivation, CV, transcripts of your university certificates and a 2-page summary of your Master’s thesis.

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