Postdoctoral Research Position in Gender or Applied Economics
Advertiser: Economics Department, Università della Svizzera Italiana
Field(s) of specialization: Any field
Position type(s): Postdoctoral Scholar
Location of job: via buffi 13, Lugano, 6900, Switzerland
Degree required: Doctorate
Job start date: Flexible
Job duration: 4 years
Letters of reference required: 2
Target date for applications: 1 Dec 2023
Current search status: Position filled
Posting end date: 31 Jan 2024
Interviews: Interviews will be conducted remotely by video starting December, 2023.
Ad text:

The Institute of Economics (IdEP) at the Università della Svizzera italiana (USI) in Lugano, Switzerland, invites applications for one postdoctoral research position. The position is financed through a Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF) grant on Female Editors in Economic Sciences (principal investigator: Prof. Patricia Funk).

The Institute of Economics at USI offers an exciting research environment, competitive terms and conditions, and generous research support. The annual salary ranges from CHF 80,000 to 85,000 (around USD 90,000 to 95,000). The appointment is for up to four years with annual renewals. The position can potentially be extended by participating in competitive funding opportunities (e.g. SNF Ambizione, Marie Curie, etc.).

The ideal candidate has research interests in applied economics (e.g. gender economics, political economics, development, public economics), or a related field. The successful candidate is invited to participate in common research projects, in addition to conducting his/her own research.

Knowledge of Italian is not a requirement.

To inquire for this position, please submit a cover letter, two reference letters, a CV, and a job market paper to EconJobMarket.

Applications received by December 1, 2023 will be given priority. The starting date is

September 1, 2024, but an earlier date is also possible.

Interviews will be conducted online subsequently and on the European Job Market (EJM) on December 11-14, 2023 until the position is filled. Owing to the large number of applications received, only those applicants whose profiles are likely to fit the position will be notified for further details and eventual interviews.

To inquire for this position please e-mail:

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