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Postdoc at the DIW Graduate Center (f/m/nonbinary)

Job offer of March 17, 2023

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Postdoc at the DIW Graduate Center (f/m/nonbinary)


Graduate Center

Closing Date

30.03.2023 23:59

The DIW Graduate Center offers a top-class doctoral program in economics in cooperation with Berlin universities. It currently has about 50 young, highly motivated PhD students from all over the world. For this purpose, the department is looking for a

Postdoc (f/m/nonbinary), full-time at 39 hours per week, part-time possible, starting from September 1st, 2023.

Main responsibilities

  • Conducting high-level research in the field of microeconomics, preferably labor economics.
  • Teaching the introductory mathematics course and Econometrics I in the structured doctoral program of the Graduate Center and the Berlin School of Economics (BSE), a joint doctoral program of the Berlin universities.
  • Assisting the Graduate Center Team with the recruiting process of future cohorts of PhD students.
  • Research with SOEP data and contributing to its improvement and usability.


  • PhD or nearly completed PhD in economics.
  • Basic knowledge in scientific teaching.
  • A sound knowledge of mathematics and econometrics.
  • Experience in micro-econometrics and panel-data econometrics.
  • Experience in the design and use of surveys.
  • Applicants must demonstrate the ability to make a significant contribution to academic research and policy analysis.
  • Publications in peer-reviewed international journals.
  • Excellent knowledge of English and German.
  • Ability to work in dynamic and international teams.
  • Ability to work independently.

We offer you an interesting and varied job in a large and dynamic research institute with strong networking in the international research landscape and numerous contacts in federal and state administrations as well as in politics.

Salary will be paid based on TVöD group 14. The position is limited to 6 years.

In addition to flexible working hours, DIW Berlin also offers employees mobile working and a subsidized company ticket.

We value diversity and welcome all applications, regardless of gender, disability, nationality, and ethnic or social origin.

Please apply online, quoting the reference number GC-2-23, by March 30, 2023. Further information about DIW Berlin can be found on our homepage at For information on the research area, please contact Alexander Kritikos (

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.