Postdoctoral researcher
Advertiser: Nova School of Business and Economics, Universidade Nova de Lisboa
Field(s) of specialization: Development; Growth
Position type(s): Research Assistant
Location of job: Rua da Holanda, 1, Campus de Carcavelos, Cascais, Carcavelos, 2775-405, Portugal
Degree required: Doctorate
Job start date: Flexible
Job duration: 2 years
Letters of reference required: 3
Application deadline: 30 Nov 2023 midnight UTC (no longer accepting applications)
Current search status: Reviewing applications
Posting end date: 30 Nov 2023
Ad text:

Nova SBE is recruiting a postdoctoral researcher with a PhD in Economics.

The candidate should have a strong research interest and background in development economics. Interest/expertise in field-based experimental projects, as well in geospatial analysis are considered a plus.

The position will be located in the Carcavelos Campus of the Nova School of Business and Economics. The position requires presence on campus and cannot be remote.

The position is offered for two years. The candidate is expected to join as soon as possible. The position is full-time research with a salary of EUR 30-31k gross per year. Successful applicants will join the NOVAFRICA center at Nova SBE ( and a team producing cutting-edge research in Development Economics. The position is funded through a project led by Professor Pedro Vicente.

School description: Nova SBE offers programs in management, economics, and finance at the undergraduate, master, MBA, and doctorate levels. The school provides an international research environment and consistently ranks among the top business schools in Europe. English is the working language of the school and knowledge of Portuguese is not a requirement. The Lisbon area offers an outstanding combination of relatively low cost of living, exceptional lifestyle, and an extensive set of cultural and leisure opportunities.

Application instructions:

Applications should be submitted via EconJobMarket and must include a motivation letter describing the applicant’s own research interests and how their research experience fits the NOVAFRICA center, a full CV, and two reference letters.

Candidates will be considered on a rolling basis.

Deadline for applications: 30th November, 2023.

Email enquiries should be directed to:

Submission materials required

  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Letters of reference: 2
Submission materials required
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Job market paper (optional)
  • Additional paper (optional)
  • Additional paper (optional)
  • Reference letter
  • Cover letter
  • Video presentation of job market paper (optional)
  • Letters of reference: 3
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