Postdoctoral Researcher – Chair of Internet, University of Passau, Germany

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Postdoctoral Researcher – Chair of Internet: The University of Passau, known for excellent research and innovative teaching, invites applications for a fully-funded Postdoctoral Researcher position at the Chair of Internet and Telecommunications Business, under the leadership of Professor Jan Krimer. The position is based on a fixed-term contract for three years, with the option of renewal.

Job TitlePostdoctoral Researcher
Research AreaExperimental Economics and Digital Markets
LocationPassau, Germany
DesignationFull-time (100%)
Eligibility/QualificationPhD in Economics, Information Systems, or related field
Last Date for ApplyDecember 15, 2023

Job Description

Postdoctoral Researcher – Chair of Internet and Telecommunications Business

The position is funded by a third-party interdisciplinary project on “Resilient Regulation in Digital Markets.” The successful candidate will contribute to experimental studies related to standard testing processes in digital industries or mobile applications. Additionally, responsibilities include coordinating the project, disseminating results, and developing experimental articles.

What We Seek

  • PhD degree in economics, information systems, or related field.
  • Strong analytical skills and a keen interest in experimental economics and the economics of digital markets.
  • Ability to work in a multidisciplinary team, open-mindedness, and motivation for independent research.
  • Excellent spoken and written English language skills; knowledge of German is not required.

What We Offer

  • Fixed-term appointment for three years, with the possibility of extension.
  • Integration into a strong research team with internationally recognized activities.
  • Involvement in large-scale research projects with national and international partners.
  • Dedicated supervision and mentorship.
  • Inclusion in the Research Training Group 2720 Digital Platform Ecosystems funded by the German Research Foundation (DFG).
  • Own research budget for conference visits and hiring student workers.
  • No formal teaching obligation, with the possibility to contribute to the Chair’s teaching portfolio.
  • Participation in international conferences and contribution to the discourse on the regulation of the digital economy.
  • Excellent infrastructure, including the Chair’s experimental laboratory.

How to Apply

To apply, send a full application (including a motivation letter, CV with publication list, contact details of two references, job market paper if available, and copies of degree certificates and transcripts) as a single PDF file to

Important Dates

  • Deadline for Applications: 15 December 2023.
  • Zoom Interviews: Scheduled from December 18 to 20, 2023.

For further questions, contact Professor Jan Krimer at

The University of Passau encourages applications from women and individuals with disabilities. Email applications are kept for up to six months after the conclusion of the appointment procedure.

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