Research Fellow (Postdoc) in Reproducible and Replicable Research (RRR)

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Christophe Perignon

The cascad agency at HEC Paris is looking for a postdoctoral researcher to conduct research in Reproducible and Replicable Research (RRR). Cascad is a Research Support Unit jointly run by CNRS (French National Centre for Scientific Research) and several French higher education institutions. Cascad's mission is to promote and verify research reproducibility (same data + same code = same results) in economics. Its main actions are to:

  • Help individual researchers to signal the reproducibility of their research. This is done by running their code on their original data and, depending on the outcome, delivering a reproducibility certificate.
  • Verify the reproducibility of the results presented in conditionally-accepted papers with academic journals (e.g. American Economic Review, American Economic Journal, Economic Journal).
  • Conduct academic research on research reproducibility.

Your role:

The postdoctoral researcher will be working within the cascad agency under the supervision of Professor Christophe PĂ©rignon (cascad founding director and HEC Paris professor of finance). In particular, the postdoctoral researcher will:

  • Contribute to research in the area of research reproducibility
  • Publish articles in leading scientific journals
  • Contribute to design standards for reproducible research in economics and finance
  • Create and deliver training programs on computational reproducibility
  • Verify the computational reproducibility of academic papers

 

Qualifications:

We are looking for a candidate with a Ph.D. in economics, econometrics or finance, or related quantitative fields.

In particular, the following requirements apply:

  • Strong interest in reproducible research
  • Excellent skills in scientific software (Stata, R, Python, Matlab, etc)
  • Proven ability to work individually as well as part of a team
  • Fluent in English
  • Excellent communication and writing skills

 

In Short:

  • Contract Type: Fixed Term Contract 12 Months
  • Starting date: September 2023 (or earlier)
  • Location: HEC Paris campus, Jouy en Josas (16 kms from the center of Paris)

 

How to apply:

Applications should be submitted by email to contact@cascad.tech and include:

  • A motivation letter with a description of research interests and plans for the coming year (2 pages max)
  • A copy of the Ph.D. diploma or a letter indicating the expected defense date
  • A detailed curriculum vitae
  • The name, current position and relationship to the applicant, of two referees

For more information concerning this position, please contact Prof. Christophe PĂ©rignon, email: perignon@hec.fr

 

About us:

Cascad is located on the HEC Paris campus. HEC Paris (http://www.hec.edu), France’s top “Ivy League” Business School, is located just outside of Paris and can be reached in 30 minutes by car from the city. The school has a core MSc in Management program with 750+ students entering each year. HEC Paris has been consistently ranked among the top-2 European Business Schools by the Financial Times since 2006. The Finance Department’s MSc in International Finance has been ranked as top-1 worldwide by the Financial Times for the past eight years. Graduates of the Ph.D. program have received job offers from top-10 North American universities.
 

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