Post-doctoral positions in Economics
Advertiser: Department of Economics, Aalto University
Field(s) of specialization: Econometrics - Industrial Organization - Health; Education; Welfare
Position type(s): Postdoctoral Scholar
Location of job: Ekonominaukio 1, Espoo, Finland (map)
Degree required: Doctorate
Job start date: Flexible
Job duration: 2 years
Letters of reference required: 3
Application deadline: 5 Oct 2020 (accepting applications)
Posting end date: 5 Oct 2020
Interviews: Interviews will be conducted remotely by video starting October, 2020.
Ad text:

 The Helsinki Graduate School of Economics and the Department of Economics at Aalto School of Business, together with Finnish Center for ArtificiaI Intelligence (FCAI)  is inviting applications for two full-time Post-Doc positions. We are looking for qualified individuals with strong research and teaching interests in

a. Health Economics and Industrial Organization, with special interest in public procurement

b.       Economics and Artificial Intelligence, with special interest in the following areas of research:

1. Health economics: data-driven targeting of preventive treatments

2. Prior elicitation for economic models

3. AI-assisted mechanism design

Helsinki Graduate School of Economics ( is a joint venture bringing together the economics departments of Aalto University, Hanken School of Economics and University of Helsinki (both the Faculty of Social Sciences and the Faculty of Agriculture and Forestry). Helsinki GSE provides a first-class working environment for economic research. The home page of the Department of Economics of Aalto School of Business can be found at .

The latter position is jointly organized with FCAI (

The positions will be filled for two years starting as agreed or by January 2021 at the latest.

Application deadline is October 5, 2020 (midnight UTC+02:00).

Please submit your application as follows:

a.       Health Economics and Industrial Organization: Application material includes a cover letter, CV including publications, your job market paper and three letters of reference.  Submit the materials through EJM.

b.       Economics and Artificial Intelligence: Check the submission requirements and submit the application through the FCAI website

 Further questions can be addressed to Professor Otto Toivanen (otto.toivanen @



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