Joint applications for Marie Skłodowska-Curie European Fellowship positions at University of Southern Denmark

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The Department of Economics at the University of Southern Denmark is looking for excellent and highly motivated researchers to submit joint projects under the Horizon Europe Marie Skłodowska-Curie Postdoctoral Fellowships action. If successful, the project will lead to a position at our university for two years as a Marie Skłodowska-Curie fellow. We have been very successful in obtaining grants in recent years.

Accepted fellows will be working at Econometrics and Data Science research group at the Department of Economics. The group focuses on producing high quality research and teaching in Econometrics, Statistics, Causal Inference, Machine Learning and Big Data Analytics. Our research platform has done pioneering work on the use of machine learning in economics. For example, we are at the research frontier in terms of the application of image recognition algorithms to transcribe historical documents. While data science methods are great for solving prediction problems, it is often necessary to uncover causal relationships in order to give empirically-based policy recommendations. Our research group develops new methods and applies state-of-the-art causal inference in the fields of Health and Labour Economics to answer important questions.

Eligibility of the candidate  

Candidates can be of any nationality, must hold a PhD degree (achieved within at most the last 8 years), and must not have worked or lived in Denmark for the previous 36 months at the time of application. Required working language: English.

The successful candidate(s) will have a strong international profile, a strong record of research publications, and have demonstrated exceptional potential to excel in scientific research. We offer a uniquely ambitious research environment, and we expect successful applicants to actively engage in the development of the research unit.

If you are interested in pursuing this opportunity, please forward your CV and a short, motivated application including: 1) your research area, 2) project idea and how it relates to the group, 3) proposed supervisor, 4) what knowledge and/or skills you expect to develop through the fellowship,  and 5) how your research could contribute to the group.

Expressions of interest must be forwarded by 15th March 2023 to kdo@sam.sdu.dk (Karla Douw, research support officer). Selected candidates are invited to participate in a Marie Curie PF masterclass at SDU in Odense on 8th May 2023. The MSCA Individual Fellowship deadline is 13th September 2023. For further information, please contact: Prof. Giovanni Mellace, giome@sam.sdu.dk You can read more about the department at https://www.sdu.dk/en/om_sdu/institutter_centre/oekonomiskinstitut.  Read more about the MSCA Postdoctoral Fellowship at  https://ec.europa.eu/research/mariecurieactions/actions/individual-fellowships_en

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