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expert in Labor market economics

Job offer of August 9, 2021

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expert in Labor market economics

Closing Date

06.09.2021 23:59

DIW Berlin's Economic Policy and Forecasting Department is hiring a

 Postdoctoral researcher

to join the team as soon as possible with a focus on Labor markets
(full-time or part-time)


DIW Berlin regularly forecasts the economic development of Germany and its most important international markets. The institute is a member of the Joint Economic Forecast and participates in the spring and fall projections on behalf of the German government. The team in the Economic Policy and Forecasting Department is responsible for preparing these forecasts and conducts research on current economic policy issues. To strengthen the team, DIW Berlin is hiring an

expert in Labor market economics

We offer the opportunity to develop own research projects in a dynamic team and to represent the institute as expert to ministries, institutions and the general public. The institute offers a cooperative working environment with flexible working time models, in which work-life-balance is highly valued.


  • Successfully completed scientific university studies in economics
  • Excellent or very good Phd
  • Very good knowledge in German and English
  • Ability to work in a team as well as independently

We offer an interesting position in a large and dynamic research institute with strong links to the international research community and numerous contacts in federal and state administrations and in politics.

The salary is in accordance with EG 14 TVöD Bund. The contract is initially limited up to six years.

We highly appreciate diversity and are thus pleased to receive any application - irrespective of gender, nationality, disability, or ethnic and social background.

Please apply online with the usual documents (cover letter, a sample of their written work, a detailed CV, and copies of degree certificates) quoting the reference number KON-1-21-2 by September 6, 2021.

Further information about DIW Berlin can be found on our homepage at For information on the field of work, please contact Dr. Simon Junker (

DIW Berlin

Founded in 1925, DIW Berlin (the German Institute for Economic Research) is one of the leading economic research institutes in Germany. The Institute analyzes the economic and social aspects of topical issues, formulating and disseminating policy advice based on its research findings. DIW Berlin is part of both the national and international scientific communities, provides research infrastructure to academics all over the world, and promotes the next generation of scientists. A member of the Leibniz Association, DIW Berlin is independent and primarily publicly funded.