Post-doctoral Research Fellow
Advertiser: CEMFI
Field(s) of specialization: Econometrics - Labor; Demographic Economics - Microeconomics - Health; Education; Welfare
Position type(s): Research Assistant
Location of job: Casado del Alisal 5, Madrid, Madrid, 28014, Spain (map)
Degree required: Doctorate
Job start date: Flexible
Job duration: 5 months
Letters of reference required: 2
Application deadline: 15 Nov 2020 (no longer accepting applications)
Current search status: Reviewing applications
Posting end date: 15 Nov 2020
Ad text:

CEMFI invites applications to cover the maternity leave of a Researcher position to work on the Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe (SHARE).

The features of this position are:

· Duration: Up to 5 months, starting in November 2020 or later.

· The researcher will carry out tasks required for the development of the Survey and conduct independent research in empirical microeconomics.

· The tasks include: Translating the survey questionnaire, training the interviewers, monitoring the fieldwork, assisting with analysis of SHARE data, data cleaning, and attending international meetings of the SHARE teams.

· Qualifications: To have a PhD in Economics or related field by the time of appointment or soon after. Good command of written and spoken English and Spanish. Experience in the empirical analysis of micro data. Expertise in household survey methodology will be a plus.

· The experience of having worked in the SHARE project or in any other European project will be taken into account.

· Able to legally work in the European Union.

Candidates should submit a curriculum vitae, a statement of purpose, and two reference letters. Candidates should apply via, by November 15, 2020. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled or the search is closed. CEMFI website: SHARE website:

Deadline for applications: 15 November 2020.

Submission materials required
  • Statement of purpose
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Reference letter
  • Reference letter
  • Letters of reference: 2
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