NHH in Bergen, Norway, invites applicants for a two-year postdoctoral position in Behavioural Economics at the Department of Economics.
The Department has high ambitions in terms of research where the main research areas in addition to Behavioural Economics are; Labor Economics, Development Economics, Industrial Organization, Macro- and Resource Economics, International Trade and Applied Microeconomics.
We are looking for an excellent economist with expected completion of PhD no later than date of commencement.
The position is a part of the Centre of Excellence, FAIR. Research in behavioural economics at FAIR focuses on understanding how moral and selfish motives shape individual behaviour and how these motives are shaped by the institutions in society. The group has large research projects on inequality acceptance, personal responsibility and paternalism. The new hire will be encouraged to work on these topics, but also 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.
The appointee must comply with the guidelines that apply to the position at any time.
The state labour force shall reflect the diversity of Norwegian society to the greatest extent possible. People with immigrant backgrounds and people with disabilities are encouraged to apply for the position.
In the assessment of applicants, international experience and qualifications will be emphasised. In the event of equivalent qualifications, female applicants will be given preference.
Applicants are requested to present a research plan with their application. The application should contain details of the applicant's scientific and pedagogical education and work experience. The application and enclosed documentation, including a CV, a maximum of 5 published or unpublished research papers and a complete list of the papers, should be uploaded in this portal.
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