Postdoctoral Scholar
Advertiser: CEMFI
Field(s) of specialization: Behavioral Economics - Political Economy
Position type(s): Postdoctoral Scholar
Location of job: Casado del Alisal, 5, Madrid, Madrid, 28014, Spain
Degree required: Doctorate
Job start date: Flexible
Job duration: 2 years
Letters of reference required: 2
Current search status: Position filled
Posting end date: 6 Mar 2023
Ad text:

CEMFI is inviting applications for one or two two-year Postdoctoral Research positions. We welcome applications in the fields of Political Economy or Applied Economics. The positions are funded by the European Research Council Consolidator Grant POLTRUSTLAB, whose PI is Professor Monica Martinez-Bravo.

CEMFI is one of the leading Graduate Schools in Europe. We offer highly selective Master and PhD programs in Economics and Finance. All our research and teaching activities are done in English. Our faculty and post-doctoral researchers conduct research subject to the highest international standards.

Successful candidates will be expected to contribute to the research environment at CEMFI and to participate in our academic activities, as well as to further their own research agenda. They will also be expected to participate as researchers in the POLTRUSTLAB project. This project aims to uncover the determinants of political discontent through online surveys using experimental and quasi-experimental methodologies. Researchers will be involved in all aspects of the research process, including but not restricted to: experimental and research design, development of data collection instruments, analysis, and production of papers and dissemination pieces. They will have no teaching obligations.

Candidates should have a PhD in Economics or related fields by the time of appointment. A one-year appointment is also possible for candidates who have secured an Assistant Professorship or equivalent position by the beginning of their post-doctoral appointment. Knowledge of Spanish is not required.

CEMFI recognizes the positive value of diversity and particularly encourages applications from women and candidates with underrepresented demographics regarding disability, gender identity, race, religion, sexual orientation, socioeconomic background, or other characteristics.

Candidates should apply via They should submit a cover letter describing their interest to participate in the POLTRUSTLAB project and highlighting related research interests, a curriculum vitae, research paper(s), and two reference letters. Application deadline: 6 March 2023.

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