Num. of employees:
Charlottenburg, Berlin (Berlin, Germany)
Category (TU Berlin):
Research assistant with teaching obligation
Starting date (earliest):
Salary grade E13
Field of studies:
Level of education:
Master, Diplom or equivalent
English (excellent knowledge of language)
Research Assistant - 0.66 working-time - salary grade E13 TV-L Berliner
Hochschulen - 1st qualification period (PhD candidate)
Conduct research in economics in Linus Mattauch's Research Programme on
"How inequality and identity impact global climate solutions - and what
economics can do". Research topics include, but are not limited to
(wealth) inequality as an obstacle to climate policy instruments
(including in the Global South), public support for environmental
policy, carbon pricing, economic approaches to urban transport and dietary
shifts. (The research programme is in collaboration with the Potsdam-
Institute for Climate Impact Research and its Future Lab “Inequality,
Human Well-Being and Development.”)
The position comprises the opportunity, but not the obligation, to teach
on the Research Group's courses in environmental economics.
The employee shall contribute to interactions with the public and policy
institutions on the results of the research programme - including via blog
posts, workshops, public talks.
Successfully completed university degree (Master, Diplom or equivalent)
in economics or a closely related quantitative field (such as computer
science, engineering, mathematics, philosophy, physics) or being close to
obtaining one is a requirement.
Strong mathematical skills, including a strong focus on analytical
solutions to economic models is a requirement, ideally with some
An interest in economic policy and current public debates on the
environment are necessary.
An interest in welfare economics and philosophy of economics, behavioural
economics, policy-advisory work and public communication of climate policy
A willingness to work in English every day is desirable.
Sufficient language proficiency to teach classes in both German and
English is expected
Applications from abroad and diverse backgrounds are encouraged.
How to apply:
Applications (including a CV, a letter of motivation of no more than 2 pages,
a writing sample (MSc thesis, seminar paper, accepted also in French, German
or Spanish) and names of two academics referees (no letters from them
required at this stage)) are to be sent only by e-mail
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To ensure equal opportunities between women and men, applications by women
with the required qualifications are explicitly desired. Qualified individuals
with disabilities will be favored. The TU Berlin values the diversity of its
members and is committed to the goals of equal opportunities.
Technische Universität Berlin - Der Präsident - Fakultät VII, Institut für
Volkswirtschaftslehre und Wirtschaftsrecht, FG Nachhaltige Nutzung natürlicher
Ressourcen, Prof. Dr. Mattauch, Sekr. H 51, Straße des 17. Juni 135, 10623
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Technische Universität Berlin
- Der Präsident -
Fakultät VII, Institut für Volkswirtschaftslehre und Wirtschaftsrecht, FG
Nachhaltige Nutzung natürlicher Ressourcen, Prof. Dr. Mattauch, Sekr. H 51,
Straße des 17. Juni 135, 10623 Berlin