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Researcher in Economics with a focus on Energy- or Network-Economics (m/f/d) Job ID 18-65

job-application [at] ()Jacobs University Bremen is a private, English-medium campus university which is state-recognized by the State of Bremen. We are offering PreDegree-, Bachelor, Master or PhD programs in three focus areas: Health, Mobility and Diversity. Our principles are first class research and teaching, international diversity and transdisciplinary cooperation. As an international university we attract highly talented and open-minded students from all over the world. Currently, more than 1,400 students from 110 nations live and study on our residential campus.

The Bremen Energy Research (BER) group at Jacobs University Bremen invites interested candidates to apply for the next possible date as a


Researcher in Economics with a focus on Energy- or Network-Economics
(preferable PostDoc) (m/f/diverse)

(full-time/part-time; limited for 2 years)

Job ID JU 18-65

Bremen Energy Research is a working group dealing with economic issues of energy policy. Focusing on applied research of energy supply, we address real-world problems with academic tools. Detailed information about BER is available at

Your responsibilities:

The successful candidate conducts research in the area of industrial economics of energy markets and will be involved in third-party-funded (national and international) research projects. More specifically, we expect the researcher to address questions in the context of market design, competition policy and network regulation related to the energy transition.


Your qualifications:

  • a master’s degree in economics or a related discipline with outstanding grades
  • a PhD in a relevant field is an advantage
  • very good knowledge of applied economic methods
  • excellent command of the English and German language
  • experience in acquisition of third-party-funds is an advantage


Your application:

For further information regarding this position, please contact Prof. Gert Brunekreeft (g.brunekreeft [at] or Dr. Marius Buchmann (m.buchmann [at]

Please send your application (incl. a CV listing relevant publications and project experience, copies of relevant certificates & two letters of reference) stating the Job ID & your availability as a pdf document via email to job-application [at] till the 31st December 2018.

The exact salary will depend on the personal qualification of the applicant up to an equivalent of EG 13 TVÖD. The review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until the position is filled.

Jacobs University is an equal opportunity employer.