The Chair of Labor Economics and New Political Economy (Prof. Christina Gathmann, Ph.D.) at the University of Heidelberg is looking for a Ph.D. student in economics. Our team does research on human capital, education, migration, inequality, local labor markets and political economy using cutting-edge empirical methods. Among others, we evaluate the consequences of government interventions in the labor market, the impact of immigration, regional or family policies. We are part of a young and dynamic group of empirical researchers at the Department of Economics of the University of Heidelberg.
Successful applicants have a strong interest in labor markets and micro-econometrics with ideally some prior experience of working with large data sets. Fluency in English is required; good knowledge of German is a plus.
The starting date of the position is flexible but no later than April 1, 2020. The salary is set in accordance with the German public sector scale TV-L at 65%. The University of Heidelberg is an equal opportunity employer and we especially encourage qualified women to apply.
Applicants should submit a cover letter, a sample of written work, a detailed curriculum vitae, copies of BA and MA certificates, and two academic letters of recommendation.
Please send your application material until October 1, 2019 per email with the subject heading “Application Doctoral Position” to Sabine Morawa (firstname.lastname@example.org). We will start reviewing applications on September 1, 2019 until the position is filled.
Bergheimer Str. 20, 69115 Heidelberg
Heidelberg , Germany