Postdoctoral Researcher in Public Economics

Company:University of Luxembourg

Location:Luxembourg /

Discipline:Public Economics

Employment Type:Fixed-term 24-months contract, extendable

Posted:2020-06-26

The Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance of the University of Luxembourg invites applications for a:

Postdoctoral researcher in PUBLIC ECONOMICS

  • Fixed-term 24-months contract, extendable depending on the acquisition of external funding
  • Full-time position, 40 h/week
  • Foreseen starting date: SEPTEMBER 1ST, 2020
  • Employee Status

Your Role

  • The post-doctoral researcher will be working within the Department of Economics and Management and she/he is expected to contribute to research in the area of public economics. We particularly encourage researchers whose researcher bridges public economics with international economics and/or microeconomics, theoretically and/or empirically
  • The main tasks include writing academic papers, participating actively in the life of the department (e.g. seminars, workshops), and interacting with the Ph.D. candidates
  • A contribution to teaching activities (up to 2 hours a week) is expected
  • The post-doctoral researcher will be under the supervision of Prof. Skerdilajda Zanaj

Your Profile

  • PhD degree in Economics
  • Have the linguistic skills to evolve in a multilingual environment: fluency in English; good understanding of a second language and possibly a third language, French or German in particular, would be considered an advantage
  • Excellent knowledge of econometrics packages and being able to autonomously conduct research at a post-doctoral level;
  • Willingness to work in an inter-cultural and international environment
  • Curiosity and self-motivation

We offer

  • Fully-funded position with a competitive salary
  • An exciting international and multilingual research environment
  • Personal work space at the University (full-time contracts require the candidate to work at the University premises)
  • Gender-friendly workplace

Further Information

Applications should be submitted online before July 15th and should include the following:

  • A detailed curriculum vitae with a complete bibliography of published works
  • A motivation letter with a description of research interests and plans for the coming two years (2 pages max)
  • Copies of three research papers or a copy of the PhD Thesis
  • Three letters of recommendation and questions about the position should be sent to skerdilajda.zanaj@uni.lu

For further information please contact elisa.ferreira@uni.lu

Link: http://emea3.mrted.ly/2hdd3

Applications will be treated with the strictest confidentiality.

The University of Luxembourg is an equal opportunity employer.

Ref: F2-090005 (to be mentioned in all correspondence).

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