We are looking for a candidate with a strong interest in microeconomics, in particular in the fields of network science, industrial organization, behavioral economics, managerial economics, or game theory. The position will be part of the chair of Applied Microeconomics and Business Economics, which belongs to the Department of Economics of the University of Fribourg in Switzerland.
The successful candidate has a strong background in microeconomic (or mathematical) methods, a strong motivation to conduct own research, and the ability to teach exercise tutorials that motivate students. The largest part of the working time (more than 50%) is devoted to conducting own research and to receiving doctoral training. In addition, supporting the chair in teaching, research-related and administrative tasks is part of this full-time (100%) position. The attractive salary remunerates the 100% degree of employment. Participation in international conferences or in doctoral courses, e.g., at the study center Gerzensee (www.szgerzensee.ch) is encouraged and additionally supported.
Applicants should hold a degree in economics or a related field (including mathematics, sociology, and management), preferably with a specialization in microeconomics. An overall grade of 5.0 according to the Swiss grading system for the Master’s program is generally a minimum requirement. A good command of both English and German is necessary. The University of Fribourg offers attractive working conditions in an international environment. It is located in the picturesque town of Fribourg in the heart of Switzerland.
We aim to fill the position by August 1st or September 1st, 2021.
Interested candidates are asked to send their application in a single file named [Lastname].pdf by email to email@example.com using “Application PhD-Micro-2021” in the subject line. An application consists of a letter of motivation, the CV, the transcripts (including all grades from the Master’s and Bachelor’s program), and the email address of at least one referee who is ready to submit a letter of reference upon request.
The initial review date is April 30th, 2021.
For further information please contact Prof. Dr. Berno Buechel, via email.
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