Research Fellow
Advertiser: Valentina Corradi, University of Surrey
Field(s) of specialization: Econometrics - International Trade
Position type(s): Research Assistant
Location of job: University of Surrey, School of Economics, Guildford, Surrey, GU2 7XH, United Kingdom (map)
Degree required: Doctorate
Job start date: 2021-07-01
Job duration: 2 years
Letters of reference required: 3
Application deadline: 1 Dec 2020 (accepting applications)
Posting end date: 16 Sep 2020
Interviews: Interviews will be conducted remotely by video starting December, 2020.
Ad text:

The School of Economics at the University of Surrey invites applications for a post-doc researcher (also known as a Research Fellow in the British system) in Economics. The appointee will work on an ESRC-funded project on the application of machine learning techniques in international trade research. Essential requirements for the position are a good knowledge of panel data econometrics (in particular, the estimation of models with high-dimensional fixed effects), as well as experience in coding in R, Matlab or Stata. Coding skills in C and C++ would be a plus, as would be a Background in international trade research. For informal inquiry, please contact Holger Breinlich h.breinlich@surrey.ac.uk, Valentina Corradi v.corradi@surrey.ac.uk, or Joao Santos Silva jmcss@surrey.ac.uk

The post is for a two-year period and our preferred start date is 1 July 2021.

The deadline for applications is 1st December 2020.

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  • Letters of reference: 3
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