BSE RAP - Call for Applications 2022

The following seven institutions cooperate in the Research Associate Program of the Berlin School of Economics (BSE RAP) to promote the careers of junior researchers: the School of Business and Economics at Humboldt- Universität zu Berlin, the School of Business and Economics at Freie Universität Berlin, the School of Economics and Management at Technische Universität Berlin, the Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences of the University of Potsdam, the WZB Berlin Social Science Center, the ESMT European School of Management and Technology Berlin and the Hertie School.

The BSE invites applications for several Research Associate positions for fixed-term appointments for a maximum of 6 years, according to German WissZeitVG - E 13 TV-L HU/TU/FU/UP or E 14 TVöD.

Excellent researchers from the following fields are invited to apply: microeconomics, experimental economics, and labour economics, in particular interested in research on technology, trade, and the labour market. Each of the positions will be hosted and administered by one of the BSE institutions.

Duties: Successful candidates will contribute part of their time to research and teaching in economics at the Bachelor, Master or PhD levels, as well as to furthering their own research agenda.

Requirements: Applicants should hold a PhD in economics or a neighboring discipline at the position starting date, and should have excellent qualifications as well as outstanding own research.

Applicants should submit

Applicants are required to organize the separate submission of two academic letters of recommendation by their referees.

Applications should be submitted online at our application portal no later than November 20th, 2021. Only complete applications will be considered.

For further information, please contact the BSE Office (,Thomas Siedler ( or Georg Weizsäcker (

We highly appreciate diversity and are thus pleased to receive any application - irrespective of gender,nationality, disability, or ethnic and social background.

Please visit the website of University of Potsdam, which gives you access to the legally binding German version of one position at the BSE.


APPLY HERE: BSE Application Portal