PhD position Data Science and Sport Economics – University of Tübingen (GER)

PhD position Data Science and Sport Economics – University of Tübingen (GER)

Data Science and Sport Economics


The Institute of Sports Science at the University of Tübingen invites applications for a

PhD position (m/f/d, TV-L E13, 65%)

starting in autumn 2022 (limited to 3 years) with the objective of a scientific qualification
(earning a PhD).

The position is assigned to the Department of Sport Economics, Sport Management & Media Research (Chair: Tim Pawlowski) and will be affiliated with the Data Science and Sports Lab.

The call is aimed at highly-motivated young scientists with a very good university degree in business / management, computer science, data science, economics / econometrics, mathematics, sports science / sport management / sport economics, or related subjects as well as an interest in exploring sports related data with quantitative research methods.



• Research in sport economics
• Teaching in the Bachelor study program

Desirable competencies and experiences

• High proficiency in both spoken and written English
• Data literacy
• Experience in quantitative researchmethods (econometrics / data science)
• Experience in programming / statistical software packages (Python, R and/or STATA)

Applications with the usual documents (letter of application, curriculum vitae, copies of certificates, publication list) should be sent in electronic form (as a single PDF, at most 5 MB) to before 5th of September 2022 (job interviews with potential candidates will take place mid / end of September).

The University aims to increase the proportion of women in research and teaching and therefore urges suitable qualified women scientists to apply. Qualified international researchers are expressly invited to apply. Severely disabled persons with equal aptitude will be given preferential consideration.

PDF version: PhD_Tübingen