Postdoctoral position in Applied Labor Economics
Advertiser: Department of Economics, Norwegian School of Economics (NHH)
Field(s) of specialization: Labor; Demographic Economics - Health; Education; Welfare
Position type(s): Postdoctoral Scholar
Location of job: Helleveien 30, Bergen, 5045, Norway
Job start date: Flexible
Job duration: Continuing/permanent
Letters of reference required: 3
Current search status: Position filled
Posting end date: 31 Dec 2019
Ad text:

NHH in Bergen, Norway, invites applicants for a three-year postdoctoral position in Applied Labor Economics at the Department of Economics.

We are looking for an excellent economist with expected completion of PhD no later than date of commencement. In the assessment of applicants, international experience and qualifications will be emphasized. In the event of equivalent qualifications, female applicants will be given preference.

The Department has high ambitions in terms of research where the main research areas in addition to Applied Labor Economics are; Behavioral Economics, Development Economics, Industrial Organization, Macro- and Resource Economics, International Trade and Applied Microeconomics.

The position is a part of the Centre of Excellence, FAIR. It is funded by a Norwegian Personal Excellence Project where the focus is explaining inequality from childhood, through schools and the labor market with a special focus on persistence in inequality across generations. We are especially looking for someone with a background in applied econometrics but also with an interest in randomized controlled trials. Within these topics, the new hire will be encouraged to develop an individual research agenda in collaboration with the members of the research group. The position will involve moderate administrative duties.

The position is based in Bergen, but research travel will be encouraged and there are also opportunities for research stays at collaborating institutions.

We offer:
- Competitive terms depending on level of competence/length of service
- Academically stimulating working environment
- Membership in the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund
- Good pension and welfare benefits (e.g. parental leave)

The application should contain details of the applicant's scientific and pedagogical education and work experience, including a CV, a maximum of 5 published or unpublished research papers and a complete list of papers.

Enquiries may be directed to:
- Professor Kjell G. Salvanes,
- Administrative coordinator Mette V. Soltvedt,

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