wiiw is looking for a pre-doc economist

20 February 2020

The candidate should be specialised in international economics and have 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

The position is limited to one year in the first instance, but can be extended following a satisfactory probationary period.
Start: as soon as possible – ideally by April 2020

Requirements:

  • MA in Economics (good university degree)
  • 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 30 weekly hours position will be € 2,162.40 gross, 14 times per year, following the standard personnel costs for FWF project proposals.

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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