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Postdoc (f/m/div)

Job offer of November 9, 2021

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Postdoc (f/m/div)

Closing Date

03.12.2021 23:55

The Public Economics Department is looking for a

Postdoc (f/m/div)

The Gender Economics Research Group within the Public Economics department of the DIW Berlin seeks a PhD economist to conduct innovative research and policy analysis in the areas of gender economics. A strong record in applied econometrics is a necessary prerequisite. Candidates must demonstrate the potential to contribute substantially to academic research and policy analysis, including the ability to recognize and articulate differing viewpoints related to their work. Researchers at the department do not have any teaching obligations but are expected to contribute to the policy work of the department. Voluntary teaching opportunities exist at all levels.


  • PhD in economics or related fields
  • Strong background in applied econometrics and gender economics or labor economics
  • Solid knowledge of administrative and survey data relevant to the research questions of the research group

Preferred skills:

  • Very good language skills in English (knowledge of German is not necessary but welcomed)
  • Initiative and interest in teamwork
  • Experience with strategic management of research project

We offer:

  • An interesting job in a dynamic research environment that tackles socially relevant research and policy questions
  • Work in a supportive team of experienced researcher

The term of appointment is six years and it is a tenure track position. Payment is according to EG 14 TVöD Bund and ranges initially, depending on prior work experience, between 56.229,00 EUR and 65.046,00 EUR annually.

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 by 03.12.2021, quoting the reference number STT-1-21. Please submit: (1) CV, (2) copy of your job market paper, (3) research statement and (4) cover letter. Reference letters can be submitted via In case you have any questions, please contact Katharina Wrohlich ( Please do NOT include a photo with your application.

Katharina Wrohlich

Head in the Gender Economics Department

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.