Faculty of Economics and Social Sciences Department of Economics
Chair of Industrial Economics Prof. Dr. Holger Herz
Büro G 428
Pérolles 90
CH – 1700 Fribourg


4-year Post-Doc position at the University of Fribourg/Switzerland, Chair of Industrial Economics

We are looking for a candidate with a strong interest in behavioral and experimental economics. The position is available as of September 1st 2022, but the starting date could be flexibly postponed until February 1st 2023.

An interest in behavioral economics and experimental methods is required. The position is focused on conducting research and carries a limited teaching load. 50% of the position are financed through the University of Fribourg, the other 50% through a Swiss National Science Foundation grant on “Incentive Contracts with Nonstandard Beliefs and Errors in Statistical Reasoning.” The position includes a travel budget for participation in international conferences.

Applicants should hold a Ph.D. in economics or a related field, preferably with a specialization in behavioral economics, organizational economics and /or empirical (experimental) methods.

The University of Fribourg is located in the heart of Switzerland in a bilingual (German/French) environment. The salary is competitive (100% employment).

Interested candidates are asked to send their application by email, containing a motivation letter, a detailed CV as well as relevant educational records. The CV should contain a list of references.
Please submit your application until May 31st, 2022 to 


Applications will be evaluated on a rolling basis. If you have any questions, please do not hesitate to contact Holger Herz via email.