Doctoral Position in Life Science Economics

One doctoral position in Life Science Economics (reference: GIA/2015/T09)

The Technische Universität München (TUM) is looking to fill one Doctoral Position in Life Science Economics (50 % 13 TV-L) in its Governance in International Agribusiness group (campus Weihenstephan), at the earliest date possible.

Your tasks:
• Writing your dissertation on policy-relevant questions regarding the governance of the agribusiness sector (e.g., role of institutions, relationships among actors in the supply chain)
• Teaching and project management
• Supporting the group leader in research, teaching and grant writing activities

Your profile:
• A master’s degree in economics or agricultural economics
• Strong motivation to publish in international leading economics and agricultural economics journals
• Strong understanding of microeconomic theory and industrial organization
• Good knowledge of MATLAB or similar software
• Fluency in written and spoken English
• Knowledge of German is an advantage
• Personal initiative, commitment and an excellent team player

We offer:
• A stimulating, international research and teaching environment
• Salary based on the German state regulated public service salary scale (50 % E13 TV-L)
• The appointment is initially limited for a period of three years

Technische Universität München is an equal opportunity employer. Qualified women are particularly encouraged to apply. Applicants with disabilities are treated with preference given comparable qualification. The position is to be filled as soon as possible.

To apply:
Please send your CV with list of publications, transcripts/diplomas to quoting the reference number GIA/2015/T09. Please ask for two reference letters to be sent directly to Positions remain open until filled.

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Job profile

Working hours
Contract duration
Type of job
PhD Project
Work experience
job experience is not required
Germany (Bayern)
Working place
85354 Freising - Weihenstephan
Area of expertise
Agricultural Sciences, Biology & Life Sciences

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