wiiw is hiring an ECONOMIST specialised in European Economic Policy

19 April 2021

The candidate should widen our expertise in the political economy of the European Union and acquire research projects.

Major tasks:

  • Applied empirical research in the field of European Economic Policy
  • Widen our expertise in the political economy of the European Union
  • Acquisition and execution of research projects across wiiw’s focus areas

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


  • MA or PhD in Economics
  • Expertise in European Economic Policy
  • Knowledge of several of the following areas: macroeconomics, trade, FDI, labour markets, industry and regional studies, environment and digitalisation
  • Readiness to do applied economic research in a broad range of economic issues, particularly related to the European Union
  • 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 (14 times per year) for the 40 weekly hours position will be € 3,000 gross 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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