Research Assistant (m/w/d), EG 13 TV-H - research group “Foundations of Law, Private Law and Law and Economics”

faculty of economics - Prof. Dr. Georg von Wangenheim - fixed-term, part-time (currently 30 hours per week)

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This is a fixed term-position ending June 30st, 2022 as it is part of the research project “ZumWert – Zusammenhang zwischen umweltrelevantem Verhalten und der Entwicklung von Werten und Normen – Interaction Between Environmentally Relevant Behavior and the Evolution of Values and Norms” (§ 65 HHG in conjunction with § 2 (1) WissZeitVG). It includes the opportunity to work on a PhD project.



  • Research and teaching assistance in the field of the research group “Foundations of Law, Private Law and Law and Economics”, in particular and within the aforementioned research project
  • Formal modeling of the process of norm internalization, based on methods of evolutionary game theory
  • Comparison of game theoretic and agent-based modeling of such processes
  • Collaboration with empirically and psychologically oriented part of the project



  • Master degree in economics with good or very good grades or in legal studies with equivalent grades or in an similar field (by the time the position starts)
  • Good knowledge of oral and written English and German
  • Good or very good knowledge of math is mandatory


Of advantage:

  • Knowledge of (evolutionary) game theory
  • Experiences in mathematical modeling
  • Willingness and ability to work carefully and independently
  • Strong organizational abilities
  • Experience in interdisciplinary research


For further information please contact Prof. Dr. Georg von Wangenheim, Tel.: 0561-804-1946, E-Mail: g.wangenheim[at]uni-kassel[dot]de.


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The University of Kassel is an equal opportunity employer and aims at a clear increase of the proportion of women in research and teaching. Qualified women are therefore expressly requested to apply. Under the precondition of equal qualification, disabled persons will be preferred. Applications indicating the Position Number, which may be in digital form, should be sent to the President of the University of Kassel, 34109 Kassel, Germany or bewerbungen@uni-kassel.de, quoting the applicable reference number.