ECONOMIST specialised in the Western Balkans, macroeconomics and/or monetary policy and finance

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Phd candidate

Major tasks: Research on the economies of the Western Balkans and country monitoring; widen our expertise on macroeconomics, monetary policy and finance; acquisition and execution of research projects

The Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies (wiiw) is one of the principal centres for economic research on Central, East and Southeast Europe (CESEE) with more than 45 years of experience. We have expanded our work on European integration issues more generally encompassing the CESEE EU member states, but also developments in Wider Europe and its neighbourhood. We also cover a wide variety of issues in International Economics. Our thematic research covers macroeconomic analysis, international economics, labour markets, regional analysis, industrial organisation. Research projects are commissioned by national and international clients and emerge from applications to research funding agencies. We coordinate and are integrated in a large number of international research networks. For more details please visit our website: www.wiiw.ac.at

We are looking for an ECONOMIST specialised in the Western Balkans, macroeconomics and/or monetary policy and finance

Major tasks:

  • Research on the economies of the Western Balkans and country monitoring
  • Widen our expertise on macroeconomics, monetary policy and finance
  • Acquisition and execution of research projects

Requirements:

  • MA or PhD in Economics
  • Research experience in macro-economics and/or monetary policy and finance
  • Interest in applied research
  • Good quantitative and econometric skills
  • Knowledge of both conventional and heterodox economic analyses
  • Excellent English (written and oral); knowledge of a Southeast European language as well as German is an advantage
  • Very good (proposal) writing and presentation skills
  • Flexibility as well as ability to work in teams

The position is limited to one year in the first instance; can be extended following a satisfactory probationary period

Start: as soon as possible – ideally by January 2020

We pay salaries comparable to universities. Remuneration for the position will be € 39,000 gross annual income or above, depending on qualification. Women are encouraged to apply.

Please send your application (with cover letter, CV and copies of certificates) to jobs@wiiw.ac.at

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