Professor for Public Economics

In accordance with § 94 Sec. 2 subpara. 1 of the Austrian Universities Act, the Faculty of Social Sciences, Economics & Business at the Johannes Kepler University Linz announces a faculty opening for a University Professor for Public Economics

The Institute of Economics at the Faculty of Social Sciences, Economics & Business at the Johannes Kepler University Linz invites applications for a tenured, full-time private law employment position for a

Professor for Public Economics

to being immediately. The appointment is in accordance with § 98 of the 2002 Universities Act.

The successful candidate should have an excellent track record in the field of public economics, a focus on applied theory or empirical work is equally desirable. The successful candidate will be expected to represent and further develop the subject area in teaching and research. The detailed requirements for the position are documented in a job profile available at:

The successful candidate should hold a post-doctorate (Habilitation) in Economics or a comparable, internationally recognized academic degree.

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Univ. Prof.
Dr. Rudolf Winter-Ebmer
+43 732 2468 7366

terms of employment

permanent position
(§ 98 UG)

application deadline

September 25, 2019

submit application here

An annual gross minimum salary of € 71,822.80 as stated in the collected agreement will be voluntarily offered.

If you have any questions, please contact Univ. Prof. Dr. Rudolf Winter-Ebmer (+43 732 2468 7366,

The Johannes Kepler University wishes to increase the proportion of academic female faculty and, for this reason, especially welcomes and encourages applications by qualified women. If applicants are equally qualified, a woman will be given preference for this position. The university welcomes applications from qualified applicants who have physical disabilities. These applications will be given special consideration.

Prospective applicants interested in the position are requested to electronically send a complete application in adherence to the stated criteria in the job profile, together with the requested documentation including an application form and a current CV to the Rector of the Johannes Kepler University by September 25, 2019. Submit an application form with requested documents via: If documents cannot be sent electronically, they are to be sent in quintuplet copy and should arrive at the Rector’s office no later than one week after the end of the application deadline.