wiiw is hiring a labour market economist (m/f/d)

04 July 2022

The candidate should be specialised in labour markets and microeconomic data and interested in regional economics

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Major tasks:

  • Widen our expertise on labour markets in Europe and beyond
  • Do applied empirical research using microeconomic and regional data
  • Develop and conduct your own research agenda
  • Contribute to bringing our research findings into the public debate


  • Master’s or PhD degree in economics (or related fields of study; e.g. political economy)
  • Pronounced interest in empirical research
  • Skills in econometrics/quantitative research methods
  • Existing research experience is desirable
  • Interest in economic policy debates
  • Excellent command of English
  • Language skills in German are not strictly required but helpful
  • High capacity for teamwork

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

Closing date for applications: July 20th, 2022
Start: October 1st, 2022

Monthly remuneration (14 times a year) for the 40 weekly hours position will be € 3,067.06 gross or above, depending on qualification.

If you appreciate a pleasant working atmosphere in an international environment with an interesting and broad range of tasks, we would be pleased to hear from you. We support the diversity of our workforce as a key to innovation and success, and are committed to offer equal opportunities for everyone.

Please send your application as a single integrated pdf file (with cover letter, CV, list of publications, copies of certificates) to jobs@wiiw.ac.at.

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