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Hoch­schule für Wirt­schaft und Recht Ber­lin

With around 12,000 students, the Berlin School of Economics and Law (HWR Berlin) is one of the largest higher-education institutions in Berlin. It is characterised by a strong practical focus, intensive and diverse research, high quality standards and a strong international orientation. Economics, private and public business law, administrative, legal and security management as well as engineering degree programmes are offered under one roof. Almost all degree programmes have been converted to Bachelor's and Master's degrees, are quality-tested and bear the seal of the Accreditation Council.

As soon as possible and for a duration of three years, we are looking for a

Research assistant (m/f/d) and PhD candidate in environmental economics at the Department of Business and Economics working with Professor Börger

(pay grade 13 TV-L Berlin)
With 66 % of the regular weekly working hours
Reference 160N_2023

Working field:

  • Assistance in ongoing research projects in environmental economics (group of Professor Börger), particularly on the valuation of ecosystem services and assessment of preferences for climate adaptation measures and sustainable resource use
  • Preparation, implementation and follow-up of surveys for data collection
  • Statistical/econometric analysis of survey data
  • Preparation of the relevant specialist literature on the assessement of preferences for adaptation to climate change and sustainable resource use
  • Preparation of research results for conference papers, project reports and scientific publications
  • Teaching load of 2.64 semester hours per week in the field of economics
  • Preparing a doctorate/PhD in collaboration with the University of the Basque Country (Spain)


  • A master's degree at a university or university of applied sciences in economics or business administration, business informatics, agricultural economics or statistics (or a very good Bachelor degree in any of those fields);
  • Interest to pursue a doctorate/PhD in the field of economics and environmental economics;
  • Knowledge in the fields of environmental valuation, empirical economics, econometrics or other survey research are desirabile;
  • Knowledge in the quantitative analysis of survey data in R, Stata or similar applications are desirable;
  • Ability to work independently and autonomously in interdisciplinary projects at the interface of economics and environmental management;
  • Very good communication and organisational skills (in English; German language skills are desirable)

What we offer:

  • Work in a growing and dynamic research group at the Chair of Economics, in particular Environmental, Energy and Resource Economics (Professor Börger) and at the Berlin Centre for Empirical Economics (BCEE): and networking in the European expert network ENVironmEntal CHOice:
  • A part-time fixed-term employment contract in the public sector and remuneration according to pay group 13 TV-L Berlin universities, social benefits such as company pension (VBL), discounted VBB job ticket
  • Flexibility for families: flexible work time models at a family-friendly university and mobile working, provided that the requirements of the job allow it
  • Customised education: Your own further qualification (doctorate/PhD) should be integrated into the research project. HWR Berlin does not yet have its own right to award doctorates; there is a co-operative supervision agreement in place with the University of the Basque Country (Spain)
  • Systematic start: Structured familiarisation with the job role (onboarding, mentoring and induction)
  • Healthy at work: A modern, well-equipped workplace at the Schöneberg campus and numerous health promotion programmes (BGM)

How to apply:

The employment relationship is based on the provisions of the collective agreement for the public service of the Federal States for the universities in the State of Berlin.

HWR Berlin promotes the professional equality of women and men, we are therefore particularly pleased to receive applications from women. Severely disabled applicants with equal qualifications will be given preference. Applications from people with a migration background are expressly encouraged.

We look forward to receiving your detailed application by 30.06.204 via our online application portal at

For further information, please contact Professor Tobias Börger (, Ms Krüger (030 30877-1544) or Ms Reitz (030 30877-1451) by email at