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Exeter, United Kingdom
Flexible start date. Duration: 5 years
Economics www
University of Exeter www
Research Assistant  •  Doctoral student
Any field
17 Jan 2024
29 Feb 2024
29 Feb 2024

The Department of Economics at the University of Exeter Business School is offering several fully-funded scholarships to our 5-year PhD Programme. This is part of our significant growth agenda in PhD training.

The scholarships provide competitive funding of up to £22,869 per year. This includes an annual stipend (£19,435) and renumeration for 180 hours of teaching (£3,434), in addition to covering full UK/international tuition fees.

Our selective PhD programme consists of a two-year taught MRes to prepare candidates in advanced Economics research methods, plus a three-year research PhD. We invite applicants from candidates with an interest in any field on Economics, but especially from those aligned with our key research areas: Applied Microeconomics, Behavioural and Experimental Economics, Econometrics, Environmental Economics, Macroeconomics.

Our department comprises of over 90 academics, and we have a vibrant research culture with seven regular seminar series, workshops, and PhD events. Doctoral students actively engage in these research activities and form an integral part of the department. Decisions on PhD topic and supervision will be made towards the end of the MRes, giving candidates plenty of time to explore a range of topics and to meet the faculty. More information about the department and our key research areas can be found on our website: https://business-school.exeter.ac.uk/economics/.

Application details are available here: https://www.exeter.ac.uk/study/funding/award/?id=5014. Applications must be submitted by Thursday 29th February 2024. Please contact the Programme Director Professor Surajeet Chakravarty (S.Chakravarty@exeter.ac.uk) with any questions.

To apply, visit https://www.exeter.ac.uk/study/funding/award/?id=5014. (See posting for details.)

Location of job: Streatham Court, Exeter, United Kingdom
Degree required: Bachelors
Job start date: Flexible
Job duration: 5 years
Interviews: Interviews will be conducted remotely by video

Vienna, Austria
Flexible start date. Duration: 2 years
Institute for Industrial Research www
Research Assistant (Pre-Doc)  •  Doctoral student
Labor; Demographic Economics  •  Statistics
21 Feb 2024
17 Apr 2024
17 Apr 2024

The Institute for Industrial Research (IWI), Austria’s leading research institute at the interface between theoretical and applied economic research on industry, economic structure and productivity, is offering a

PHD STUDENT POSITION (F/M/X)

(part-time / 30h per week)

to join the Research Group Efficiency and Productivity Analyses, headed by Bernhard Mahlberg, to work on the project “Ageing workers in the Austrian labour market - Linked Employer-employee Data Analysis (LEDA)” (a collaborative project with the Vienna Institute of Demography of the Austrian Academy of Sciences) for two years.

Facing an ageing and shrinking workforce it is key to understand the productivity of older workers and to identify firm characteristics that allow older workers productivity not to decline, in particular so in times of accelerated digitalization and automation. Within LEDA we analyze the relationship between the age structure of the workforce and labor productivity/wages at the firm level in Austria drawing on a panel data set from 2009 to 2021 that will be built up within the Austrian Micro Data Center (AMDC).

Your profile:

  • A Master’s degree in Economics, Statistics, Demography or a related field
  • To have a pronounced interest in the field of population economics
  • Programming skills in STATA or R or any other statistics Software
  • To have a basic understanding of quantitative research methods (data analysis, econometrics) in economics
  • Proficiency in German

Our offer:

  • Interesting field of activity in a dynamic environment
  • Flexible time arrangement
  • Location near the center
  • Possibility to work independently
  • Opportunity to attend a doctoral program at the University of Vienna

We offer a monthly gross salary of € 2.698,10 (30h per week, 14x times per year).

Please send your application including a detailed CV, a letter of motivation and a copy of your Master’s thesis via e-mail to mahlberg@iwi.ac.at (mentioning Job ID: DATA_2023-36_LEDA) no later than April 17th, 2024. The positions will remain open until filled. Job interviews will take place either physically or via video call.

The Institute for Industrial Research (IWI) pursues a non-discriminatory employment policy and values equal opportunities, as well as diversity. Individuals from underrepresented groups are particularly encouraged to apply.

To apply, send a message to mahlberg@iwi.ac.at. (See posting for details.)

Location of job: Mittersteig 10/4, Vienna, 1050, Austria
Degree required: Masters
Job start date: Flexible
Job duration: 2 years
Interviews: Interviews will be conducted remotely by video

Vienna, Austria
Flexible start date. Duration: 2 years
Vienna Institute of Demography www
Austrian Academy of Sciences www
Doctoral student
Labor; Demographic Economics  •  Statistics
27 Feb 2024
17 Apr 2024
17 Apr 2024

The Vienna Institute of Demography (VID) of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (OeAW), Austria’s leading non-university research and science institution, is offering a

PHD STUDENT POSITION (F/M/X)

(part-time / 30h per week)

to join the Research Group Economic Demography, headed by Alexia Fürnkranz-Prskawetz, to work on the project “Ageing workers in the Austrian labour market - Linked Employer-employee Data Analysis (LEDA)” (a collaborative project with IWI) for two years.

Facing an ageing and shrinking workforce it is key to understand the productivity of older workers and to identify firm characteristics that allow older workers productivity not to decline, in particular so in times of accelerated digitalization and automation. Within LEDA we analyze the relationship between the age structure of the workforce and labor productivity/wages at the firm level in Austria drawing on a panel data set from 2009 to 2021 that will be built up within the Austrian Micro Data Center (AMDC).

Your profile:

  • A Master’s degree in Economics, Statistics, Demography or a related field
  • To have a pronounced interest in the field of population economics
  • Programming skills in STATA or R or any other statistics Software
  • To have a basic understanding of quantitative research methods (data analysis, econometrics) in economics
  • Proficiency in German

Our offer:

  • Interesting field of activity in a dynamic environment
  • Flexible time arrangement
  • Central downtown location
  • Possibility to work independently
  • Opportunity to attend a doctoral program at the University of Vienna

We offer a monthly gross salary of € 2.698,10 (30h per week, 14x times per year), according to the collective

agreement of the Austrian Academy of Sciences.

Please send your application including a detailed CV, a letter of motivation and a copy of your Master’s thesis via e-mail to petra.schmutz@oeaw.ac.at (mentioning Job ID: VID023DOC224) no later than April 17th, 2024. The positions will remain open until filled. Job interviews will take place either physically or via video call.

The Austrian Academy of Sciences (OeAW) pursues a non-discriminatory employment policy and values equal opportunities, as well as diversity. Individuals from underrepresented groups are particularly encouraged to apply.

To apply, send a message to petra.schmutz@oeaw.ac.at. (See posting for details.)

Location of job: Georg-Coch-Platz 2, Vienna, 1010, Austria
Degree required: Masters
Job start date: Flexible
Job duration: 2 years
Interviews: Interviews will be conducted remotely by video starting April, 2024.

Kgs. Lyngby, Denmark
Flexible start date. Duration: 3 years
Management www
Technical University of Denmark www
Doctoral student
Various fields
Econometrics  •  Finance  •  Other
21 Feb 2024
2 Apr 2024
2 Apr 2024

The Climate and Energy Policy Division of DTU Management, Department of Technology, Management and Economics, invites applications for a three-year PhD scholarship in environmental economics, starting in 2024. We are looking for an excellent and highly motivated Ph.D. candidate with an interest in doing frontier economic research on how finance can help economies decarbonize.

In recent years, the Climate and Energy Policy Division has rapidly expanded to become a leading research-oriented unit in Denmark, achieving international recognition in the fields of environmental, climate, and energy economics. We are committed to producing outstanding research with the highest academic and social impact and to offer excellent research conditions. The division hosts a dynamic community of PhD students.

Review of applications will start early March and will continue until the deadline, so candidates are encouraged to apply promptly. We reserve the right to extend the application period.

Responsibilities and qualifications
The scholarship is linked to a project focusing on the effectiveness and design of climate policy and sustainable finance, led by Associate Prof. Julien Daubanes, and featuring collaboration with international partners.

Eligible candidates will have:

  • A two-year master's degree in economics or finance;
  • An excellent educational background in quantitative economics and econometrics;
  • An interest in empirical research and economic modeling;
  • Mastery of academic English in writing and speaking;
  • A capacity to produce rigorous research publishable in leading economics journals;
  • Excellent presentation skills.

Besides, the candidates' ability and willingness to collaborate effectively with the project's team will play a role in our assessment.

The position provides support for research and travel expenses, including to conduct research at another institution in Denmark or abroad. We are committed to offering the opportunity to conduct independent research. Beyond research, the successful candidate will be expected to participate in community activities such as workshops and seminars.

We also offer excellent guidance and supervision in anticipation of the international post-PhD academic market for junior economists.

You must have a two-year master's degree (120 ECTS points) or a similar degree with an academic level equivalent to a two-year master's degree ) at the time of employment.

Approval and Enrolment
The scholarship for the PhD degree is subject to academic approval, and the candidate will be enrolled in one of the general degree programs at DTU. For information about our enrolment requirements and the general planning of the PhD study program, please see DTU's rules for the PhD education.

Assessment
Review of applications will start early March and will continue until the deadline, so candidates are encouraged to apply promptly. We plan to invite short-listed candidates for an interview in March and April. We reserve the right to extend the application period.

We offer
DTU is a leading technical university globally recognized for the excellence of its research, education, innovation and scientific advice. We offer a rewarding and challenging job in an international environment. We strive for academic excellence in an environment characterized by collegial respect and academic freedom tempered by responsibility.

Salary and appointment terms
The appointment will be based on the collective agreement with the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations. The allowance will be agreed upon with the relevant union. The period of employment is 3 years.

You can read more about career paths at DTU here.

Further information
Further information about the position may be obtained from Associate Prof. Julien Daubanes (email: jxada@dtu.dk) and Head of Section, Professor Ugur Soytas (uguso@dtu.dk) both from the Climate Economics and Risk Management section.

You can read more about the department at DTU Management.

If you are applying from abroad, you may find useful information on working in Denmark and at DTU at DTU – Moving to Denmark. Furthermore, you have the option of joining our monthly free seminar “PhD relocation to Denmark and startup “Zoom” seminar” for all questions regarding the practical matters of moving to Denmark and working as a PhD at DTU.

Application procedure
Your complete online application must be submitted no later than 2 April 2024 (23:59 Danish time).

Apply online here: PhD scholarship in Environmental Economics and Sustainable Finance

Applications must be submitted as one PDF file containing all materials to be given consideration. To apply, please open the link "Apply now", fill out the online application form, and attach all your materials in English in one PDF file. The file must include:

  • A letter motivating the application (cover letter)
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Grade transcripts and BSc/MSc diploma (in English) including official description of grading scale
  • One example of a selected written work (e.g. master's thesis).

You may apply prior to ob­tai­ning your master's degree but cannot begin before having received it.

Applications received after the deadline will not be considered.

All interested candidates irrespective of age, gender, race, disability, religion or ethnic background are encouraged to apply.

Who are we?
DTU Management conducts excellent research at the intersection of management, technology and economics. We develop solutions in close cooperation with companies and public authorities. Our research aims to strengthen welfare, productivity and sustainability within society. A key element is technology’s role and its interaction with industry and individuals. The department offers a wide range of courses and programs at the bachelor’s, master’s and PhD levels across DTU’s study programs. The department has 200+ employees, with approximately 50% coming from abroad.

Technology for people
DTU develops technology for people. With our international elite research and study programs, we are helping to create a better world and to solve the global challenges formulated in the UN’s 17 Sustainable Development Goals. Hans Christian Ørsted founded DTU in 1829 with a clear mission to develop and create value using science and engineering to benefit society. That mission lives on today. DTU has 13,500 students and 6,000 employees. We work in an international atmosphere and have an inclusive, evolving, and informal working environment. DTU has campuses in all parts of Denmark and in Greenland, and we collaborate with the best universities around the world.

To apply, visit https://efzu.fa.em2.oraclecloud.com/hcmUI/CandidateExperience/en/sites/CX_1/job/3214/?utm_medium=jobshare. (See posting for details.)

Location of job: Akademivej, Building 358, Kgs. Lyngby, 2800, Denmark
Degree required: Masters
Job start date: Flexible
Job duration: 3 years

Padova, Italy
Flexible start date. Duration: 1 year
Department of Statistical Sciences www
Università degli Studi di Padova www
Research Assistant
Econometrics
21 Feb 2024
22 Mar 2024
29 Mar 2024
29 Mar 2024

The Department of Statistical Sciences of the University of Padova will release in the next two weeks one call for a 1-year grant, under my supervision, within the project “PRICE - A New Paradigm for High-Frequency Finance”.

Ideal applicants are close to completing or have already defended (preferred) a Ph.D. in applied statistics, econometrics, quantitative finance, or closely related fields. Coding ability in Matlab (preferred), Python or R, and knowledge of time series methods for financial data, in particular volatility modelling, are required. Knowledge of machine learning methods and financial markets functioning will be a plus.

The grantee will work on a research project at the interface between dynamic modelling of financial data, forecasting and machine learning.

The grant is of about 2.200 euro (net) per mont for 12 months.

The grantee is not required to be physically at the Department even though short regular periods at the department (about one week every two months) are expected, together with an initial setting-up period of two weeks.

The grant will start as soon as possible and, in any case, not later than the beginning of September. Therefore, it is highly recommended that applicants needing it already hold a Visa to enter the EU before applying to the position.

When the official call will be released, the application deadline will be set at the 29th of March 2024. Applications will be submitted through the PICA platform https://pica.cineca.it/unipd/. Candidates are required to submit, through the platform, a CV, publications, and reference letters. Candidates will be interviewed by video. Additional details will be provided in the official call, when released, including the exact link to the call for the submission of applications.

If you have any interest in this position, and would like to receive either more detailed information or the communication of the release of the call, please contact me at massimiliano.caporin@unipd.it

To apply, visit https://pica.cineca.it/unipd/. (See posting for details.)

Location of job: Via Battisti 241, Padova, 35121, Italy
Degree required: Masters
Job start date: Flexible
Job duration: 1 year
Letters of reference required: 2
Interviews: Interviews will be conducted remotely by video starting April, 2024.

(see ad for location)
Starts 2024-03-01. Duration: 6 months
Institute for Financial Management and Research www
Research Assistant (Pre-Doc)
Microeconomics
12 Feb 2024
15 Feb 2024
29 Feb 2024

This project is supported by EU Horizon 2020 funding and is focused on the law’s regulation of women’s reproductive labour. The researchers will need to be well-versed in mixed methods research and be able to support the PI in collecting field survey data on women’s unpaid domestic and care work.

To apply, visit https://ifmrlead.org/jobs/postdoctoral-researchers-laws-of-social-reproduction-project/. (See posting for details.)

Location of job: See advertisement
Degree required: Masters
Job start date: 2024-03-01
Job duration: 6 months
Letters of reference required: 3