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Aarhus, Denmark  •  map
Starts 2022-09-01. Duration: 2 years
Department of Economics and Business Economics, School of Business and Social Sciences www
Aarhus University www
Postdoctoral Scholar
23 Nov 2021
5 Dec 2021
31 Jan 2022
31 Jan 2022

The Department of Economics and Business Economics at Aarhus University invites applications for a position as postdoctoral fellow starting in the fall of 2022. The duration of the position is 2 years.

Research Fields: (i) Econometrics, (ii) Statistics, (iii) Network Analysis.

The postdoctoral position is associated to an Independent Research Fund Denmark (IRFD) project “New Methods for Tail Dependency Analysis with High-dimensional Time Series”. Candidates with expertise in high-dimensional statistical analysis are highly encouraged to apply. A major objective of the postdoctoral fellow is to help develop an improved understanding of the complex dependency structure across large-scale objects. As such, for the duration of the position you are expected contribute to this promising strand of research. Good programming skills in big data analysis are desired. You will be collaborating with an ambitious team consisting of local researchers at the Department of Economics and Business Economics and several leading international fellows from Europe and USA already working on this agenda. You will be affiliated with the Center for Research in Econometric Analysis of Time Series (CREATES).

The Department of Economics and Business Economics has around 160 faculty members covering the fields of Accounting, Finance, Logistics and Operations Research, Economics, Econometrics, Business Analytics and other fields. The department faculty is international and the working language is English. The department hosts several research centers providing an active research environment and the department has several seminar series with ample influx of visiting researchers. The Department of Economics and Business Economics services several undergraduate and master-level programmes. The PhD programme has an annual intake of around 20 students. More information is available at

We offer favourable conditions regarding research facilities, data access, time devoted to research, travel support, etc. For non-Danish researchers, a favourable tax-scheme exists.

Application Procedure: Interviews will be conducted remotely by video starting December, 2021 and candidates may subsequently be invited to give a job talk at Aarhus University. Your application should include cover letter (stating the motivation for the application), CV, publication list, names of 3 referees and your job market paper. Optionally, you may submit additional papers and research and teaching statements. Applicants should have a PhD degree before taking up the position. All candidates must apply online at

Deadline: The search amongst applicants will start November 22 2021 and will continue until the position is filled.

Further information: Please address inquiries to Recruitment Officer, Professor Valerie Smeets ( or Head of Department, Professor Niels Haldrup (

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Location of job: Fuglesangs Allé 4, Aarhus, Midtjylland, 8210, Denmark (map)
Degree required: Doctorate
Job start date: 2022-09-01
Job duration: 2 years
Letters of reference required: 3
Interviews: Interviews will be conducted remotely by video starting December, 2021.
Application deadline: 31 Jan 2022 midnight UTC

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