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Post-Doc / Macroeconomics and Inequality

Title: Post-Doc / Macroeconomics and Inequality

  • Employer: Goethe University Frankfurt (Department of Economics)
  • Location: Germany
  • Position Type: Post-Doc
  • Deadline: Dec 17, 2017

  • Job Description:

    The Department of Economics at Goethe University Frankfurtand the Research Center SAFE “Sustainable Architecture for Finance in Europe” invite applications for a position as a
    Postdoctoral Fellow
    starting in March 2018 at the earliest and September 2018 at the latest. The position is limited to three years. An extension for three additional years might be possible, subject to funding and a positive midterm review. For the first three years the successful candidate will be member of a Norface Research project on “Trends in Inequality: Sources and Policy”. This project will study the trends in inequality over the life-cycle by developing quantitative macroeconomic models and will be conducted jointly by Goethe University Frankfurt, the Institute for International Economic Studies at Stockholm University, the University College London and the Queen Mary University of London. Successful applicants should be familiar with micro-econometric data analyses, macroeconomic theory and quantitative macroeconomic heterogeneous agent models. The holder of the position will be involved in the activities of the Economics Department and the Research Center SAFE. We will conduct interviews for the positions by Skype or at Goethe University Frankfurt towards the end of January.

    The Department of Economics and SAFE offer a modern infrastructure with excellent contacts to the scientific community. You will be working in a very attractive working environment in the House of Finance at Goethe University and with an enthusiastic team of colleagues. Goethe University and SAFE are seeking to increase its share of women in research and teaching and particularly welcomes applications of female scholars.
    Researchers are cordially invited to post their applications (in English only) at the EconJobMarket website ( together with the usual credentials – C.V., letter of motivation, 3 reference letters, transcripts etc. latest Dec 17 2017.

  • This position has closed. Applications are no longer accepted.