wiiw is hiring a Post-Doc ECONOMIST specialised in international economics

31 March 2021

The candidate should widen our expertise in trade policy issues and contribute to project acquisition.

Major tasks:

  • Applied empirical research in the field of international economics
  • Widen our expertise in trade policy issues
  • Acquisition and execution of research projects
  • Project acquisitions also in areas outside the narrow research focus

The position is limited to two years in the first instance; can be extended following a satisfactory probationary period.
Start: as soon as possible – ideally by June 2021


  • PhD in Economics (or close to completion)
  • Expertise in trade policy
  • Expertise in FDI and/or environmental issues is an advantage
  • Interest in applied economic research
  • Good quantitative and econometric skills (use of MS Office, Stata and/or R)
  • Knowledge of both conventional and heterodox economic analyses
  • Excellent English and 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

Monthly remuneration for the 40 weekly hours position will be € 3,945.90 gross, 14 times per year or above, depending on qualification. Women are particularly encouraged to apply.

Please send your application (with cover letter, CV, list of publications, copies of certificates) to jobs@wiiw.ac.at.

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