The Department of Economics of The Graduate Institute, Geneva invites applications for a Postdoctoral Fellowships in Economics. We invite promising Ph.D. recipients to pursue frontier research and work with leading scholars. The position provides a competitive salary and working conditions, which are in accordance with the regulations of the Swiss National Science Foundation.
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Applications should be submitted by 31 October 2020.
We have an open position to hire a Postdoctoral Fellow in Economics. The successful applicant is expected to carry out research and contribute to research projects in the area of international migration, education and labor markets, under the supervision of Professor Martina Viarengo. This position is financed by the National Center of Competence in Research (NCCR) “On the Move”.
NCCRs promote long-term research networks in areas of strategic importance for Swiss science, the Swiss economy and Swiss society. The NCCR – On the Move is the National Center of Competence in Research for migration and mobility studies. It aims to enhance the understanding of contemporary phenomena related to migration and mobility in Switzerland and beyond. Transcending disciplines, the NCCR brings together research projects from the social sciences, economics and law. Managed from the University of Neuchâtel, the network includes eleven Higher Education Institutions in Switzerland. The NCCRs promote long-term research networks in areas of strategic importance for Swiss science, the Swiss economy and Swiss society.
• PhD in Economics or related fields;
• Areas of expertise: economics, applied econometrics, migration;
• Promising publication record;
• Experience with econometric and statistical software (e.g. Stata, R);
• Excellent oral and written command of English (knowledge of French would be an asset).
The position is based at The Graduate Institute, Geneva, with periodical travels to the University of Neuchâtel. The initial appointment will be for one year, with a possibility of extension.
Starting date: June 1st, 2021 or upon mutual agreement.
Submitting application: Applications should be submitted before the 31th of October 2020 at:
Interested candidates should submit their application consisting of a CV, cover letter and a research paper. Two academic references should be submitted directly by the referees to Prof. Viarengo by email at firstname.lastname@example.org no later than October 31 (title: NCCR – PostDoc Position). For additional information about the position, please contact Prof. Viarengo (email@example.com).
Benefits: The salary and working conditions are in accordance with the regulations of the Swiss National Science Foundation. The NCCR – on the move offers attractive working conditions, including support measures for researchers with childcare duties.
We are an equal opportunity employer and value diversity at our university. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, marital status, disability status, race, national origin, color, gender, sexual orientation or religion.
To apply, visit:
Maison de la Paix - Chemin Eugene-Rigot 2
1202 Genève , Switzerland