wiiw is hiring a pre-doc economist (international economics/environmental issues)

11 April 2022

The candidate should have a specialisation in international economics and an interest in environmental issues

Major tasks:

  • Applied empirical research in the field of international economics
  • Participation in the Research Centre International Economics
  • PhD studies with a related dissertation in international economics
  • Possible participation in other similar projects at wiiw related to the dissertation


  • MA in Economics (good university degree)
  • Interest in applied economic research and trade issues, also related to environmental topics
  • Good quantitative and econometric skills (use of MS Office, Stata and/or R)
  • Knowledge of trade theory and empirics and general international economic analysis
  • Excellent English or German (written and oral); knowledge of East European languages is an advantage
  • Very good (proposal) writing and presentation skills
  • Flexibility as well as ability to work in teams

The position is limited to three years in the first instance, but it can be extended into permanent employment following a satisfactory probationary period.

Closing date for applications: May 15th, 2022
Start: July 1st, 2022

Monthly remuneration (14 times a year) for the 30 weekly hours position will be € 2,237.60 gross or above, depending on qualification. In case of equal qualifications, female candidates are preferred.

Please send your application (with cover letter, CV, list of publications, copies of certificates - everything in one pdf document please!) to jobs@wiiw.ac.at.

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