2019-07: PhD Position (Doctoral Researcher) (f/m/x, 65%)

To conduct a research project financed by the Volkswagen Foundation, the Halle Institute for Economic Research (IWH) – Member of the Leibniz Association is offering a PhD Position (Doctoral Researcher) (f/m/x, 65%) assigned to the Department of Structural Change and Productivity, starting as soon as possible. The contract will be limited to three years, an extension by one year is possible. The place of employment is Halle (Saale).

deadline: December 1, 2019

What we offer

You will contribute to the project “The Rise of Populist Parties in Europe: The Dark Side of Globalisation and Technological Change?” and be part of a dynamic team of economists regularly publishing its work in renowned international journals. You will find a well-equipped research infrastructure and an open-minded and cooperative working environment. The Halle Institute for Economic Research is closely linked with the national and international scientific community and offers excellent opportunities to gain academic qualifications. In particular, you will be given the opportunity to obtain a doctoral degree.

Your profile/Your motivation

You hold a high-quality master degree in economics or related fields and have a solid background in microeconometrics and ideally some experience with empirical work. You have a strong interest in labour, regional, and international economics, you are willing to work on interdisciplinary research questions, possess the skills to present complex questions in English, and work independently and well organised. You are open to get in touch with the national and international scientific community and to cooperate with other IWH researchers. Participation in the IWH Doctoral Programme in Economics (IWH-DPE) and the Central-German Doctoral Program in Economics (CGDE), which IWH organises jointly with neighboring universities, is obligatory.

Further information

The IWH considers itself a family-friendly employer that guarantees equal opportunities for women and men and hereby strongly encourages women to apply for this position.

Remuneration and benefits correspond to the German public sector salary scheme (up to pay group 13 Tarifvertrag der Länder, TV-L).

Candidates with disabilities and their peers are encouraged to indicate a severe disability in their application.

 

 Application procedure

Your resume and CV with evidence of all qualifications should be addressed with indication 2019-07 by December 1st, 2019 electronically in a single pdf file to jobs@iwh-halle.de. For administrative inquiries, please contact Ms. Kristin Hüttner (Kristin.Huettner@iwh-halle.de, Tel +49 345 7753 831).

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