The Fiscal Policy Analysis unit of JRC (JRC.B2) wishes to recruit an economist to work in the Scientific project named "FISCALPOLICY". These activities cover the modelling of corporate tax reforms with a special focus on tax avoidance and global tax competition. Modelling support will be provided on Commission initiatives and assessement of measures taken in the area of corporate taxation and the digital economy as well as the taxation of IP-related activities.
The successful candidate will be expected to support the FISCALPOLICY team in the modelling of corporate taxation, and to contribute to the research work and scientific activities. He/she should have a solid background in one of the following fileds: corporate taxation, with specific focus on multinational firms and profit shifting, corporate tax reforms and investment and welfare and economic impact of corporate taxation. The successful candidate will be expected to have experience in applied econometric analysis and be able to work and manage large firm-level databases. Expertise in micro-econometric analysis, including a good command of software such as Stata or equivalent are pre-requisite. Knowledge of SQL language would be a plus. A track record of research and publications in the area of corporate taxation and/or microeconometrics would be an asset. Research and analytical tasks will involve collaboration with other European Commission services and other relevant international organizations and research institutions.
Candidates should have a PhD (doctoral diploma) or a minimum of 5 years professional experience after university studies of at least 3 years attested by a diploma. A good level of written and spoken English is essential.
Indicative Duration: 12 months initial contract with possible renewals up to maximum 6 years
Rules & Eligibility:
The candidate must be on a valid EPSO reserve list for Function Group IV contract staff or have applied to the permanent open call for researchers FG IV.
Auxiliary contract staff: http://ec.europa.eu/civil_service/job/contract/index_en.htm
Please note that due to the high number of applications received only shortlisted candidates will be contacted.
Post Reference: 2017-SVQ-B2-FGIV-9264
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