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Research Assistant (EG 13 TV-H) - in the Department of Economic Policy, Innovation and Entrepreneurship

Department of Economics - Institute of Economics - Prof. Dr. Bünstorf - subject to third-party funding approval - temporary, part-time (currently 20 hours per week)

Application deadline:


Start of recruitment:

as soon as possible

Reference number:


Applications to:


Part-time with half the regular working hours of a full-time employee. The position is limited until 30.11.2021 as part of the project "Environmental policy instrumentation to reduce plastic pollution in inland waters via drainage systems (InRePlast)" (§ 2 para. 2 WissZeitVG). An extension is being sought.



  • Scientific collaboration in the above-mentioned project



  • Academic university degree in economics or business psychology with good to very good results
  • Sound knowledge of behavioral sciences and/or environmental or innovation economics, network analysis, as well as qualitative and quantitative methods of empirical social research
  • Confident manner and excellent communication skills in contact with project partners and practitioners
  • Very good English language skills


An advantage are

  • Excellent analytical skills
  • Experience in the processing of third-party funded projects and in the implementation and evaluation of empirical studies
  • Knowledge in the field of microplastics
  • Experience and willingness to write scientific articles
  • Doctorate
  • A high degree of organizational skills, independent and reliable way of working, high ability to work transdisciplinarily
  • Willingness to travel


If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Maria Daskalakis, phone: 0561-804-3052, e-mail: daskalakis[at]wirtschaft.uni-kassel[dot]de. Please also send a copy of your application to this e-mail address.


The protection of your personal data is important to us, which is why we will handle your personal data with care. If you give us your data, you allow us to store and use it in accordance with the Hessian Data Protection and Freedom of Information Act. You can object to this at any time. Your personal data will then be deleted.


In the interests of equal opportunities, the University of Kassel endeavors to offer women and men the same development opportunities and to counteract existing disadvantages. The aim is to significantly increase the proportion of women in research and teaching. Qualified women are therefore expressly encouraged to apply. Severely disabled applicants with equal aptitude and qualifications are given preference. Full-time positions are generally divisible. Please only send us copies of your application documents (no folders), as these cannot be returned after the selection process has been completed; they will be destroyed in accordance with data protection regulations. Applications with informative documents should be sent to the President of the University of Kassel, 34109 Kassel or bewerbungen[at]uni-kassel[dot]de, quoting the reference number, also in electronic form.