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Job can be done remotely
Flexible start date. Duration: 1 year
Isis Durrmeyer www
Toulouse School of Economics www
Research Assistant (Pre-Doc)
Industrial Organization
15 Jan 2021
31 Aug 2021
31 Aug 2021

Isis Durrmeyer is looking for a pre-doctoral research fellow to work on several projects in empirical industrial organization, part of the ERC’s financed project PRIDISP.

The research assitant will be involved in all stages of research projects, in particular data management and data analysis.

The position would be ideal for a recent graduate who is interested in a first research experience before starting a PhD in Economics. The candidate must possess (at the time of starting) a Master or Bachelor degree with excellent grades in Economics and Econometrics. Candidates need experience with Stata and another statistical program (Matlab, R or Python).

Location: Toulouse, France

Education: Master (preferred) or Bachelor

Language Requirement: English (French not mandatory)

Length of Contract: 1 year

Application package: (mandatory) resume, cover letter, (optional): reference letter(s), writing sample, sample of code

Job start date: Flexible, between May and September 2021

Send application package to isis.durrmeyer@tse-fr.eu

To apply, send a message to isis.durrmeyer@tse-fr.eu. (See posting for details.)

Location of job: Job can be done remotely.
Degree required: Bachelors
Job start date: Flexible
Job duration: 1 year
Interviews: Interviews will be conducted remotely by video

Orono, United States  •  map
Starts 2021-08-27. Duration: 2 years
School of Economics www
University of Maine, Orono www
Research Assistant (Pre-Doc)
Any field
21 Oct 2020
15 Jan 2021
1 Aug 2021
1 Aug 2021

The School of Economics at the University of Maine is reviewing graduate applications for Fall 2021. We offer Master's degrees in Economics (MS and MA), Resource Economics & Policy (MS), and Financial Economics (MA). We also advise students in the MS and PhD programs in the Ecology and Environmental Science program and in the dual-degree Global Policy and Economics Master's program. High-qualified applicants are eligible for an assistantship package that includes tuition, some health insurance assistance, and a generous stipend. We have teaching and research assistantships available for a Fall 2021 start. Our graduate students gain valuable research experience on a variety of projects, they find great jobs after graduation, and some go on to pursue a Ph.D. elsewhere. While we review applications on a rolling basis, applicants interested in assistantships should submit their applications by January 15, 2021.

Learn more about the School of Economics:

To apply, visit https://umaine.edu/graduate/apply/. (See posting for details.)

Location of job: 5782 Winslow Hall, University of Maine, Orono, ME, 04469, United States (map)
Degree required: Bachelors
Job start date: 2021-08-27
Job duration: 2 years
Letters of reference required: 3

Zürich, Switzerland  •  map
Flexible start date. Duration: 1 year
Department of Economics www
University of Zurich (Universität Zürich) www
Research Assistant (Pre-Doc)
Labor; Demographic Economics  •  Health; Education; Welfare
13 Jan 2021
31 May 2021
31 May 2021

We are looking for a German-speaking, full-time research assistant to work on projects in the field of economics of child development and gender under the supervision of Prof. Anne Ardila Brenøe at the University of Zurich. Currently, ongoing projects are in the field of economics of education, health economics, and labor economics. Projects study education policy, peer effects, child health and development, gender inequality, as well as the causes and consequences of early childhood investments.

The position is based in Zurich, Switzerland, where the research assistant will join a dynamic and international team of pre-docs, Ph.D. students, and post-docs. The research assistant will mainly work on a field experiment taking place in Switzerland, but will also work on other projects. The work on the different projects may include involvement in the design and execution of field experiments, data collection through surveys, the analysis of large-scale register data, and analysis of experimental data. The appointment will be for one year and may be extended by one additional year. The annual salary is competitive.

We expect to involve the candidate in all stages of research – brainstorming, literature reviews, data analysis in Stata, data processing, data visualization, and writing. The successful candidate will contribute centrally to the data work of the projects.

Qualifications

The position would be ideal for a recent graduate who is interested in pursuing a Ph.D. in Economics or a related field. The position offers the possibility to acquire many skills necessary to conduct independent research in applied microeconomics. The candidate must possess (at the time of starting) a Master’s or Bachelor’s degree with excellent grades in Economics or another quantitative field, as well as good knowledge of Stata. Moreover, the candidate must be fluent in German.

We are looking for a person who enjoys independent problem-solving and thrives on taking high-level directional advice and then running with this advice as far as possible. The ideal candidate has a desire to understand the social world around them and possesses a thirst for answering research questions about how the social environment affects individuals.

How to Apply

Applications include a cover letter, a CV, a transcript of grades, one letter of recommendation, and a writing sample (e.g. a research paper, a bachelor or master thesis). Applications can be sent via https://econjobmarket.org/ or by email to Beatrice Manca (beatrice.manca@econ.uzh.ch). The letter of recommendation should be directly sent by your reference via email. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview. We will start reviewing the applications on March 1, 2021.

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Location of job: Schönberggasse 1, Zürich, 8001, Switzerland (map)
Degree required: Bachelors
Job start date: Flexible
Job duration: 1 year
Letters of reference required: 1
Interviews: Interviews will be conducted remotely by video
Application deadline: 31 May 2021 midnight UTC

Zurich, Switzerland  •  map
Flexible start date. Duration: 1 year
Ana Costa-Ramón www
University of Zurich (Universität Zürich) www
Research Assistant (Pre-Doc)
Various fields
Labor; Demographic Economics  •  Behavioral Economics  •  Health; Education; Welfare
19 Dec 2020
15 Jan 2021
1 Apr 2021
1 Apr 2021

– Pre-Doctoral Fellow –
Full-Time Research Assistant in Economics of Child and Youth Development

We are looking for multiple full-time research assistants to work on projects in the field of economics of child and youth development under the supervision of Teodora Boneva, Ana Costa-Ramón, and Ulf Zölitz at the University of Zurich. Currently, ongoing projects are in the field of behavioral economics, health economics, labor economics, and economics of education. Projects study education policy, peer effects, child health and development, gender inequality, as well as the causes and consequences of early childhood investments.

The position is based in Zurich, Switzerland, where the research assistant will join a dynamic and interdisciplinary team of international pre-docs, Ph.D. students, and post-docs. The research assistant will work on different projects that may involve data collection through surveys, the analysis of large-scale register data, analysis of experimental data, and involvement in the design and execution of field experiments. The appointment will be for one year and may be extended by one additional year. The annual salary is competitive.

We expect to involve the candidate in all stages of research – brainstorming, literature reviews, data analysis in Stata, data processing, data visualization, and writing. The successful candidate will contribute centrally to the data work of the projects.

Qualifications

The position would be ideal for a recent graduate who is interested in pursuing a Ph.D. in Economics or a related field. The position offers the possibility to acquire many skills necessary to conduct independent research in applied microeconomics. The candidate must possess (at the time of starting) a Master’s or Bachelor’s degree with excellent grades in Economics or another quantitative field, as well as good knowledge of Stata.

We are looking for a person who enjoys independent problem-solving and thrives on taking high-level directional advice and then running with this advice as far as possible. The ideal candidate has a desire to understand the social world around them and possesses a thirst for answering research questions about how the social environment affects individuals.

How to Apply

Applications include a cover letter, a CV, a transcript of grades, one letter of recommendation, and a writing sample (optional). Applications can be sent via this platform or by email to Ana Brás (ana.brasmonteiro@econ.uzh.ch). Writing samples are optional and can for example be a research paper, a bachelor or master thesis. The letter of recommendation should be directly sent by your reference via email. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted for an interview. We will start reviewing the applications on January 15, 2021.

To apply for this position, log in and choose your Applicant role (or, if you have no account, create one).
Location of job: Schönberggasse 1, Zurich, Zurich, 8001, Switzerland (map)
Degree required: Bachelors
Job start date: Flexible
Job duration: 1 year
Letters of reference required: 1
Application deadline: 1 Apr 2021 midnight UTC

Freiburg, Germany  •  map
Flexible start date. Duration: 3 years
Freiburg Institute for Basic Income Studies www
University of Freiburg (Albert-Ludwigs-University Freiburg) www
Research Assistant (Pre-Doc)
Any field
10 Feb 2021
28 Feb 2021
9 Mar 2021

As part of the FRIBIS Junior Scientific Group the Freiburg Institute for Basic Income Studies (FRIBIS) is offering a total of

6 doctoral positions (research associates)

on a temporary contract for an initial period of 3 years, at 75 % on the TV-L 13 salary scale.

FRIBIS is an interdisciplinary institute that aims to combine scientific research with political and civil debates as well as political consultation relating to the Universal Basic Income. FRIBIS supports a worldwide network of scientists, political decision-makers and societal actors who have the joint goal of providing answers to the global challenges of our time by means of a Universal Basic Income. Accordingly, all members of the Junior Scientific Group are expected to work through interdisciplinary cooperation.

We are specifically looking for applicants from the following disciplines:

  • Education
  • Social Anthropology
  • Computer Science
  • Psychology
  • Theology, especially Caritas Science and the Economics of Carework
  • Economics

We also encourage the application of people from related disciplines.

Your Tasks

Involvement in the development of research projects, scientific publications and presentations on national and international conferences. Assistance with organisational tasks and scientific management.

Your Application

A master‘s degree (or equivalent qualification) in a relevant field must be issued by the date of employment at the latest. Please send an exposé with your research project regarding the Universal Basic Income with your application documents by 28.02.2012 as an email to application@fribis.uni-freiburg.de

For further information, contact Gudrun Kaufmann (gudrun.kaufmann@fribis.uni-freiburg.de).

More information on FRIBIS: www.fribis.uni-freiburg.de

https://www.fribis.uni-freiburg.de/wp-content/uploads/2021/02/FRIBIS_Tender-for-6-Research-Associates.pdf

To apply, send a message to application@fribis.uni-freiburg.de. (See posting for details.)

Location of job: Rempartstr. 10, Freiburg, 79085, Germany (map)
Degree required: Masters
Job start date: Flexible
Job duration: 3 years
Interviews: Interviews will be conducted remotely by video starting March, 2021.

Ghent, Belgium  •  map
Flexible start date. Duration: 6 years
Department of Economics
Ghent University www
Research Assistant (Pre-Doc)
Any field
20 Feb 2021
9 Mar 2021
9 Mar 2021

The Department of Economics at Ghent University (Belgium) has five positions for PhD students in its key research areas ‘Banking & Finance’, ‘Environmental Economics’, ‘International Trade, Investment and Migration’, ‘Labour Economics and Welfare’ and ‘Macroeconomics, Policy and Econometrics’.

Two of these positions combine research aimed at a PhD (at least 60% of the time) with teaching assistance and guidance of students (up to 40%). Their duration is 6 years conditional upon positive intermediate evaluation. Both these two positions require good knowledge of Dutch.

The other three positions are research positions aimed at a PhD, with a minimum of teaching assistance and guidance of students (max 10%). One of these will be in the field of ‘empirical labor and policy evaluation’ (joint PhD with UCLouvain, and Maastricht U). International candidates are encouraged to apply. Professors of the Department also look at the pool of candidates for recruitment of researchers on their projects.

Starting date of the five positions is September 1 or October 1 2021.

Candidates should either hold a Master’s degree in economics (or in a closely related field), or should obtain this degree by the end of the academic year. Successful candidates belong to the top 20% of their class. An additional advanced / research master's degree in economics would be an advantage. Candidates who do not have a master's degree that was awarded in a country of the European Economic Area (EEA) or Switzerland must also submit GRE test scores or GMAT scores (percentile ranking).

Candidates should apply online through the Ghent University e-recruitment system before the application deadline of March 9. Apply and include all the requested documents via this link.

Your cover letter should make clear your preference among the different positions.

In the next round, a shortlist of candidates will be interviewed by the selection committee.

Successful candidates receive a monthly salary of approximately €2.100 (net), social security benefits, end-of-year and holiday bonus, and travel and computer equipment resources.

For more information, you can contact Prof. Bruno Merlevede (chair of the selection committee, Bruno.Merlevede@ugent.be). More information about the Department can be found on the website https://www.ugent.be/eb/economics.

To apply, visit https://career012.successfactors.eu/career?company=C0000956575P&career_job_req_id=18365&career_ns=job_listing&navBarLevel=JOB_SEARCH. (See posting for details.)

Location of job: Sint-Pietersplein 6, Ghent, Oost-Vlaanderen, 9000, Belgium (map)
Degree required: Masters
Job start date: Flexible
Job duration: 6 years
Interviews: Interviews will be conducted remotely by video starting March, 2021.

* The date by which applications should be submitted to be given full consideration by the recruiter (e.g. the date the recruiter will start reviewing applications and selecting candidates for interview).