6 PhD Positions in Economics at the University of Bern

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The Department of Economics at the University of Bern invites applications to fill six vacant position for Doctoral Students with specialization in econometrics, health economics, labor economics, public econom-ics or urban economics.

Your position
The successful candidates will participate in the teaching and research activities of the applied microeco-nomics and econometrics group of the Department of Economics. They are expected to finish the disserta-tion within four years.

Your profile
You have completed a master degree with excellent grades, preferably in Economics. You have a strong background in applied microeconomics and econometrics as well as a good knowledge of programming. You have an excellent command of English. You want to pursue and academic career in economics.

We offer You
A 100% position with attractive financial benefits and a flexible start date; A dynamic and research-oriented environment, with a human dimension, in which one-to-one advising takes place on a regular basis; Enrollment as a PhD student in the Gerzensee program for doctoral students or another doctoral program in Switzerland.

Contact
Depending on your research interest, you will be advised by:
• Michael Gerfin (michael.gerfin@vwi.unibe.ch): Health and Labor Economics
• Blaise Melly (blaise.melly@vwi.unibe.ch): Econometrics
• Costanza Naguib (costanza.naguib@unisg.ch): Econometrics
• Jeanne Tschopp (jeanne.tschopp@vwi.unibe.ch): Labor and Trade Economics
• Maximilian von Ehrlich (maximilian.vonehrlich@vwi.unibe.ch): Public Economics and Urban/Regional Economics
For further information, contact us directly by email or see our web pages.

Application
The application should include a CV, a cover letter describing research interests, and copies of transcripts of academic records. The candidates are also asked to submit their Master thesis, or some other example of own research. Please send your application by email to phd.economics.bern@gmail.com. Applications will be processed until the positions are filled.

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