Post-doc or Ph.D. position in Economics (f/m/d)

WorkplaceMünchen, Bayern, Germany
Technische Universität München

23.04.2024, Wissenschaftliches Personal

The chair for "Governance in International Agribusiness" affiliated with the TUM School of Management and the TUM School of Life Sciences offers a

Post-doc or Ph.D. position in Economics (f/m/d) (Economics of food / agro-food sector) on the Freising-Weihenstephan Campus, starting September 2024. Initial appointment will be 2 years with the possibility of extension. Salary is in accordance with the Collective Agreement for the Civil Service of the Länder (TV-L E13).

The overall aim of the Chair group is to shape and contribute to fostering a transition to a fairer, healthier, more sustainable, and efficient agro-food system.

The successful candidate is expected to:
  • Actively engage in research within the scope of the research areas of the Chair group, contributing excellent peer-reviewed journal publications.
  • Contribute to teaching activities of the Chair group and supervising theses of students at Bsc/MSc level o Contribute to the curricula development of the Chair group o Actively contributing to the application and acquisition of third-party funding (eg. EU-Horizon, BMBF,...)

Qualifications o An excellent Master’s level degree in economics, agricultural economics or related disciplines o Knowledge of quantitative approaches and experimental research o Strong motivation to publish in leading international peer-reviewed journals o Fluency in written and spoken English o Knowledge of the German language is an advantage o Background or proven knowledge of the agricultural sector and food value chains is an advantage o Background or proven knowledge in nutrition or health-related issues is an advantage o Personal initiative, commitment, and an excellent team player We offer The Professorship "Governance in International Agribusiness" offers an international and stimulating work environment that promotes teamwork and individual career development. More information about the group is available at ?" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">?" target="_blank" rel="nofollow">­en/gia/home .

Payment will be based on the Collective Agreement for the Civil Service of the Länder (TV-L). TUM strives to raise the proportion of women in its workforce and explicitly encourages applications from qualified women. The position is suitable for disabled persons. Disabled applicants will be given preference in case of generally equivalent suitability, aptitude and professional performance.

Application Please send a cover letter that explains how this position fits with your experiences and goals, your curricu-lum vitae, a list of references and copies of key documents (transcripts, degree certificates) in a single PDF to the head of the group Prof. Luisa Menapace ( The position remains open until filled.

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