Interesting PhD position available @cepa_unipotsdam initially 3 years (66%, TVL-13), interesting research projects in labour economics/policy evaluation, time for own dissertation projects, small teaching load, great research environment @BSE_Berlin @unipotsdam Application deadline: August 15.
The Center for Economic Policy Analysis (CEPA) at the University of Potsdam is looking for a
Research Associate/PhD Student in Applied Microeconometrics
starting on October 1, 2020 (or later).
The position (66%, TV-L13) is initially limited to three years. It is tailored to advanced PhD students in Economics (2nd year onwards), with an excellent training in microeconometric and/or experimental methods and prior experience in applied data work. Applications from students with an excellent Master’s degree who want to start a PhD will also be considered.
The successful applicant will work with Prof. Caliendo on empirical research projects in the field of labour economics and policy evaluation using microeconometric and/or experimental methods. The aim is to publish research results in high-ranking journals and to contribute to the debate on economic policy. Additionally, the successful applicant will have time to pursue her/his own dissertation project and will support the teaching activities of the team in Statistics and Econometrics (2.5 hours/week). Further information about our research and teaching activities can be found at: http://www.empwifo.de
The position offers an attractive research environment and a dynamic team atmosphere. The University of Potsdam, Campus Griebnitzsee, is situated at the gates of Berlin, with close ties to the universities, research institutions and research networks in the Berlin area (BSE, BeNA, DIW Berlin, etc.). We expect proficiency in English (proficiency in German is an advantage, but not a prerequisite) and STATA usage. Other programming languages such as R or Python and previous experience with the SOEP (or similar data sets) are a plus.
The deadline for applications is August 15, 2020. For questions and further information, you can contact Marco Caliendo.
Applications – including a brief letter of motivation, CV and relevant certificates – should be submitted online to firstname.lastname@example.org. We particularly encourage applications from women and traditionally underrepresented groups in economics.
Potsdam, July 3, 2020