Postdoctoral Researcher in the Economics of Inequality and Public Policy
Advertiser: Department of Economics, University of Zurich
Field(s) of specialization: Macroeconomics; Monetary - Public Economics
Position type(s): Postdoctoral Scholar
Location of job: Schönberggasse 1, Zürich, 8001, Switzerland
Degree required: Doctorate
Job start date: Flexible
Job duration: 1 year
Letters of reference required: 3
Application deadline: 15 Nov 2023 midnight UTC (no longer accepting applications)
Current search status: Reviewing applications
Posting end date: 29 Feb 2024
Interviews: Interviews will be conducted remotely by video starting December, 2023.
Ad text:

The Department of Economics of the University of Zurich is seeking to fill a Postdoctoral position starting at the latest in the Summer of 2024.

The research focus of the position is on topics broadly related to the policy implications of rising inequality. The researcher will be involved in Florian Scheuer's research agenda on tax policy and surrounding issues, funded by the PI's Swiss National Science Foundation (SNSF) Consolidator Grant on “Taxing Capital Gains.”

Knowledge of German is not a requirement Applicants should have a PhD degree in Economics before taking up the position. The appointment is initially for a one-year contract, which can be renewed.

The Department of Economics offers an exciting research environment, competitive terms and conditions, and generous research support. Diversity and inclusion are important to us.

Submission materials required
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Job market paper
  • Additional paper (optional)
  • Additional paper (optional)
  • Other material (in one file) (optional)
  • Cover letter (optional)
  • Video presentation of job market paper (optional)
  • Letters of reference: 3
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