Job Opportunity: Professor of International Trade and Development, Goethe University Frankfurt am Main

The Faculty of Economics and Business Administration at Goethe University Frankfurt invites applications for the following position starting at the earliest possible date:
Professorship (W3) for International Trade and Development
The professorship is part of the Department of Applied Econometrics and International Economic Policy and should fit into its teaching and research profile.
Applicants should have a record of publications in leading journals. A research focus should lie in international trade, foreign direct investment, migration and allocation of human capital or globalization. Connections to growth and development are desirable. We expect excellent teaching performance and sound empirical and theoretical methods. Teaching is expected at the Bachelor, Master, and PhD levels. The ability to teach in English is required. German knowledge would be useful.
Teaching obligations are 8 hours per week during the teaching period. The designated salary for the position is based on “W3” on the German university scale or equivalent. Goethe University is committed to increasing the proportion of female faculty and therefore especially encourages women to apply. For further information regarding the general conditions for professorship appointments, please see
Researchers with an excellent research and teaching record are cordially invited to send their applications in German or English, accompanied by the usual documents (CV, record of publications, teaching experience and extramural funding, certificates) and citing the reference “Professorship (W3) for International Trade and Development“ until March 16th, 2017 via e-mail to the Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Business Administration:
For further information, please contact Prof. Dr. Alfons Weichenrieder,e-mail: