Frankfurt School of Finance & Management is one of Europe’s leading business schools, accredited by AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA. We invite applications for a position as

Postdoctoral Researcher in Behavioral Economics/Behavioral Finance.

The recruited candidate will work together with Professor Sebastian Ebert on his ERC project on “Skewness Preferences – The Human Attitudes Toward Rare, High-Impact Risks.” The position is research-focused and comes with no or only a very light teaching load. Starting date and duration of the appointment are flexible and subject to mutual agreement. The successful candidate should show great potential to conduct top quality research or already have some publications in very good economics journals. Applications from both theoretical and empirical/experimental researchers are welcome. Applications by candidates who seek to go on the job market next year or the year thereafter are also welcome.

We offer a stimulating research environment, including a research seminar series, a PhD program, generous research funding, and all the opportunities of a dynamic private business school. The city of Frankfurt is ranked 7th worldwide in the latest Mercer “Quality of Living“ Ranking.

The deadline for applications is November 30, 2020. Please submit your application including a cover letter that describes your motivation for this position, a CV, evidence of teaching effectiveness (courses taught and evaluations), and contact information for at least two references via interfolio Candidates who have not finalized their PhD yet are strongly encouraged to submit three reference letters alongside the application. 

Frankfurt School values diversity and seeks talented students, faculty and staff from diverse backgrounds. We explicitly encourage international applications; German language skills are not required within Frankfurt School. Frankfurt School is an equal-opportunities employer.

For further information on Frankfurt School, see our website: For inquiries about the position, please contact Sebastian Ebert, Professor of Microeconomics, ([email protected]).