Post-doc in Organizational Economics

(part-time 50 %, E 13 TV-L)

Reference No.: 2022/196. The start date is January 1st, 2023 or by agreement. The position is available initially for three years, but may be extended subject to a performance review.

The University of Konstanz is one of eleven Universities of Excellence in Germany. Since 2007 it has been successful in the German Excellence Initiative and its follow-up programme, the Excellence Strategy.

The position is available at the Chair of Organizational Economics (Prof. Nick Zubanov) and will be funded from the Chair’s household account. The position offers an opportunity to pursue research in the fields related to organizational economics, individually as well as jointly with the Chair professor (Nick Zubanov). Possible research areas include (but are not limited to) labor, personnel, incentives, contracts, management practices, institutions, inequality. The working language is English. A proficiency in German is appreciated but not required.

Your responsibilities

  • Pursuing own and joint research within the Chair professor (Nick Zubanov)
  • Teaching tutorials for the courses taught by the Chair, invigilating and grading exams (within contractual limits)
  • Light administrative duties (e.g., assistance with organizing conferences and seminars)

Your competencies

  • Ability to produce research in economics publishable in reputable academic journals
  • A PhD in economics, management or related disciplines from a recognized institution of higher education
  • Strong written and oral communications skills
  • Ability to work in a team and against deadlines
  • An experience of university-level research and teaching

We cffer

  • A (minimum) three-year employment contract on a 50% basis
  • An opportunity to develop own research portfolio to enhance one’s chances for securing a longer-term position in academia
  • Access to research activities, collaboration and funding opportunities within University of Konstanz
  • Support in professional development

Questions can be directed to Prof. Dr. Nick Zubanov via e-mail: by phone: + 49 (0)7531 / 88 – 2992.

We look forward to receiving your application with the usual documents until September 30, 2022 via our Online Application Portal.

The University of Konstanz is committed to ensuring an environment that provides equal opportunities and promotes diversity as well as a good balance between university and family life. As an equal opportunity employer, we strive to increase the number of women working in research and teaching. We also support working couples through our dual career programme ( Persons with disabilities are explicitly encouraged to apply. They will be given preference if appropriately qualified (contact + 49 7531 88–4016).



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