Offer 33 out of 80 from 14/03/23, 12:05


Freie Uni­ver­si­tät Ber­lin - Fachbereich Wirtschaftswissenschaft - Wiss. Einrichtung für Volkswirtschaftslehre Public Economics

The position is to be filled by September 1, 2023
Within the research focus “Public Economics”, academics from the department deal with questions of labor market and social policy (analysis of labor market reforms, reform of the welfare state, education and family policy) as well as with questions of inequality and redistribution. Research is theoretical and/or empirical.

Research assistant (Postdoc) (m/f/d)

full-time job
limited to 5 years
Entgeltgruppe 13 TV-L FU
reference code: 10022800/23/WM07/en

Working field:

  • independent research in the field of public economics
  • teaching in the area of public economics at bachelor’s and master's degree level
  • supervision of bachelor's and master's theses in the field of public economics; supervision of doctoral students
  • work activities serve a person’s own scientific qualification


University degree in economics and doctorate in the area of public economics

  • distinguished aptitude for scientific work, proven by a very good doctorate, ideally no longer than four years ago
  • sound theoretical knowledge in the area of public economics, ideally in the field of tax theory (optimal tax theory/international taxation) and/or public choice
  • interest in working on theoretical and empirical scientific questions in the field of taxation and/or political economy
  • very good written and spoken German as well as English language skills

Prof. Dr. Dr. G. Corneo or Prof. Dr. R. Schöb are available to answer applicants’ questions.

How to apply:

Applications should be sent by e-mail, together with significant documents, indicating the reference code, in PDF format (preferably as one document) no later than April 3th to Mrs. Cordula Arlinghaus-Budimir: or postal to

Freie Universität Berlin
Fachbereich Wirtschaftswissenschaft
Wiss. Einrichtung für Volkswirtschaftslehre
Public Economics
Mrs. Cordula Arlinghaus-Budimir
Boltzmannstr. 20
14195 Berlin (Dahlem)

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Freie Universität Berlin is an equal opportunity employer.