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Interim Professor of Economics (m/f/d) Job ID 19-42

Jacobs University Bremen is a private, state-accredited, English-language research university, offering Bachelor, Master and PhD programs in our focus areas Health, Mobility and Diversity. Our principles are first class research and teaching, international diversity, and transdisciplinary cooperation. Jacobs University attracts highly talented and open-minded students from all over the world and is characterized by a truly intercultural community. Currently, more than 1,200 students from over 100 nations live and study on the residential campus.

The department of Business & Economics in the focus area Diversity invites applications for the following position, to be filled by September 1, 2019 or the next possible date:


Interim Professor of Economics (m/f/d)

(full-time; 38,5 hours/week/ limited contract)

Job ID 19-42


Jacobs University Bremen is seeking a dynamic individual to advance our transdisciplinary environment for learning, research and transfer. The successful candidate is expected to play a prominent role in the further development of the Department of Business and Economics at Jacobs University.


Your teaching responsibilities:

Based on the development of outstanding research projects, you will be responsible for undergraduate education, in particular:

- designing and delivering courses;

- supervising student projects;

- mentoring and supervision of undergraduate and graduate students.

The average teaching load amounts to four courses per academic year. The language of instruction is English.


Your profile:

The ideal candidate has an established and interdisciplinary record of accomplishment in teaching and research in the field of economics, with a focus on macroeconomics, monetary economics, and/or international economics.

In line with Jacobs University’s transdisciplinary orientation, the candidate is expected to overcome traditional boundaries of economics, and actively engage neighboring fields, ideally business and finance.

The applicant must hold a PhD degree in economics at the time of the application and will take responsibility in the programs Global Economics & Management (BA) and International Business Administration (BA) offered within Jacobs University’s focus area “Diversity – in modern societies”.

The position is limited to three years.

For additional information, please contact Prof. Arvid Kappas, Dean of Graduate & Executive Education and of the Focus Areas Diversity and Mobility, at a.kappas [at], or +49 421 200 4334/4347. For further information, please see


Your application:

Applications should include single PDF attachments containing a letter of motivation, copies of certificates and diplomas, curriculum vitae, a record of teaching, a statement on current and future research interests, and the names and addresses of three referees.

Please send your application via e-mail to job-application [at] Please indicate Job ID 19-42 in your correspondence. The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Jacobs University is an equal opportunity employer.