wiiw is hiring an ECONOMIST (European economic policy or macroeconomics, m/f/d)

06 October 2022

with a Master’s or PhD degree in economics or related fields of study, e.g. political economy or economic history.

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Major tasks:

  • Widen our expertise on economic policy in Europe and beyond as part of a new, growing research group
  • Do applied empirical research in the context of new projects on macroeconomics and European economic policy
  • Develop and conduct your own research on macroeconomics and economic policy
  • 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 or economic history)
  • Pronounced interest in empirical research
  • Skills in econometrics/quantitative research methods
  • Existing research experience is desirable but not strictly necessary
  • Interest in economic policy debates
  • Excellent command of English
  • Language skills in German are helpful but not required
  • 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: November 6th, 2022
Start: as early as possible

Monthly remuneration (14 times a year) for the 30 weekly hours position will be € 2,300.37 gross or above for the 30 weekly hours position as a Pre-Doc; and € 4,061.50 gross or above for the 40 hours weekly position as a Post-Doc, 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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