DOCTORAL RESEARCHER in the field of Micro-Econometrics Applied to Labour Economics



Application Deadline:

Expired help

Type

Faculty / graduate

Location

Louvain-la-Neuve

Belgium

Location

Belgium

Louvain-la-Neuve

Type

Faculty / graduate

Application Deadline:

Expired help


*Job Description * (1) The candidate will write a doctoral thesis under the supervision of Profs. Muriel Dejemeppe and Bruno Van der Linden on the research project "/Age, Women and Employment: An Evaluation/". This project aims at evaluating the effectiveness of policies targeted to older workers in order to keep them longer employed or bring them back to work, with a specific focus on women. The project is financed by the Belgian Federal Science Administration and is realized in collaboration with a research team of Ghent University under supervision of Prof. Cockx. (2) In addition to performing the tasks of the research project, the PhD candidate will improve his/her research skills by completing a doctoral training program. This includes advanced courses within the Belgian Graduate School in Economics. For more information, please go to: http://www.uclouvain.be/en-3891.html [1]. (3) The candidate will work at IRES (Université catholique de Louvain), a research centre that develops research in various fields including labour economics, social policies and policy evaluation. For more information, please go to: http://www.uclouvain.be/en-265965.html [2]. *Profile* (1) You are (or will be in Sept. 2012) holder of a Master degree in Economics (min. 5 years of study), at least completed with honours. Preference is given to students who have completed a second Master year with a research orientation.  (2) You can work independently, accurately and systematically. (3) You have an interest in applied quantitative methods, labour economics and micro-econometric evaluation of labour market policies. (4) Capacity of reading *French *or Dutch is an advantage. *General conditions* The position is open from Sept. 2012. *Appointments are for one year, but with the possibility of renewal for two additional years. *Salary net of taxes is of the order of 1,500 € per month. The recruited person benefits from the complete Belgian social insurance scheme without additional expenses. IRES will provide the PhD student with office space and computer facilities. *Interested?* Send a *letter of motivation* and your *CV* including a copy of all your exam results at university to claudine.stage@uclouvain.be [3] not later than* June 30, 2012*. Supply also *the name of two professors* who could act as a referee for your application. [1] http://www.uclouvain.be/en-3891.html [2] http://www.uclouvain.be/en-265965.html [3] mailto:claudine.stage@uclouvain.be