Doctoral Assistant Position (Ph.D.) in Economics

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The Institute of Economics (IdEP) at the Faculty of Economics, University della Svizzera Italiana (USI), Lugano (Switzerland), invites applications for a full-time Doctoral Assistant position (Ph.D.) for up to six years. Applications received before July 31 will be given priority.
The working environment (including infrastructure and remuneration for teaching and research assistance) is very attractive. The successful candidate will work at IdEP, under the supervision of Prof. Dr. Patricia Funk. The main focus of the selected candidate will be on doctoral research and completion of related Ph.D. courses.
The foreseen starting date is January 1, 2020, but an earlier starting date (autumn 2019) is possible.
The ideal candidate has, or is upon completion of, a Master's degree in Economics, or a related field. Candidates with an interest in quantitative empirical research will be given a strong preference. Ideally, the candidate also has some interest in the area of gender economics and/or political economy.
To inquire for these positions please e-mail: patricia.funk@usi.ch.
Applications should be sent to: idep.eco@usi.ch.
Candidates should include the following information:
1. A complete CV.
2. A transcript of your university education (Master's Degree or equivalent).
3. The names of two academic references that could be contacted for more information.
4. A motivation letter.
5. Your GRE test score (if available).
Owing to the large number of enquiries received, only those applicants whose profiles are likely to fit the positions will be notified for further details and eventual interviews.

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