Postdoctoral Research Fellow

Bonn, Germany
E13 TV-L, 100%
Oct 28, 2020
Dec 27, 2020
Contract Type

The Institute for Finance and Statistics at the University of Bonn is looking for a

Postdoctoral Research Fellow (E13 TV-L, 100%, 2+ years)

in financial economics, banking, monetary policy, or related fields.

The postdoctoral research fellow will join the Finance Group at the Institute for Finance and Statistics, housed within the University of Bonn’s Department of Economics, and interact with the Cluster of Excellence ECONtribute: Markets & Public Policy, funded by the Federal Excellence Strategy. The appointment will be for an initial period of two years with the potential for renewal.

The successful candidate will have an ambitious research agenda in financial economics, excellent quantitative skills, and an active interest in contributing to the research environment in the Finance Group as well as in the area “Financial Stability” of the Cluster of Excellence. German language skills are not required. Expected starting date is no later than October 2021. Teaching obligations are limited and can be arranged flexibly. Additional funds for research visits, conference travel, etc. will be available. For more information, visit our websites at: and


  • PhD in economics, finance, or related fields
  • Publishing record or evidence of potential to publish in leading journals
  • Excellent communication skills in English

To apply for this position, please send the following documents by e-mail to

  • Curriculum vitae
  • Job market paper
  • Additional research papers (if available)
  • At least two professional references to be sent under separate cover

All applications received by December 15th, 2020 are guaranteed full consideration. Review of applications will continue until the position is filled.

The University of Bonn promotes the diversity of its members. It is certified as a family-oriented university and has a dual career program. Its aim is to increase the proportion of women in scientific staff and to promote their careers in particular. It therefore urges qualified women to apply. Applications are dealt with in accordance with the equal opportunity legislation. Likewise, the University encourages suitable people with proven impairment to apply.

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