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Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin - Lebenswissenschaftliche Fakultät - Ressourcenökonomie

Job offer - DR/180/18 - for PhD student on fossil resource markets and climate policy

Job offer - reference number DR/180/18 - for PhD student on fossil resource markets and climate policy, Applications are expected until January 7th, 2019

The Resource Economics Group, Faculty of Life Sciences, Humboldt-Universität zu Berlin, offers a position for a


            Scientist (66%, TV-L E13) for research on

            Fossil Resources and Climate Policy

            until 30.09.2021.


The successful applicant will be a highly motivated, excellent economist or modeller (e.g. physicist or mathematician). The person is willing and able to contribute to research in an interdisciplinary team in the project “Fossil resource markets and climate policy: stranded assets, expectations and the political economy of climate change”.



  • An excellent degree
  • Skills in either game theory or simulation
  • Proficiency in English and satisfactory German
  • Interest in economic research on sustainability issues


A plus would be:

  • Knowledge of and interest in fossil resources and climate policy
  • Familiarity with the concept of path dependence
  • Interest to combine quantitative with qualitative methods
  • Track record as a strong team player


We offer scientific collaboration in a highly motivated team on recent and important societal issues.

Applications are expected until January 7th, 2019. Please send a curriculum vitae, a motivation letter (including statement of planned qualification steps), (academic and working) certificates, and an example of scientific writing by Email to Sigrid Heilmann s.heilmann@hu-berlin.de with the reference number DR/180/18.


Please find the official job offer at https://www.personalabteilung.hu-berlin.de/stellenausschreibungen. It is intended to fill the position in February or March. We particularly invite applications from women and from recent graduates. For further information, please consult the webpage www.resource-economics.hu-berlin.de and contact Prof. Dr. Klaus Eisenack.