University Assistant (PostDoc) in Health Economics

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The Institute of Health Economics at the Department of Economics, Johannes Kepler University Linz,  is welcoming applications for a 6-year post-doctoral position in Health Economics. The Health Economics group is a dynamic research group, the focus of our work is on applied microeconometrics and we offer access to comprehensive administrative health insurance and social security data.

Job Duties:

•Conduct independent research in the area of empirical health economics

•Publications in peer-reviewed journals

•Actively take part in department research

•Teach undergraduate and graduate-level university courses in (health) economics

•Provide support to research assistants


Your Qualifications:

•The successful candidate must hold a Doctorate/Ph.D. degree in Economics

•Possess experience analyzingbig, individual-level data

•Outstanding expertise inmicroeconometric methods

•Strong knowledge in the field of health economics

•Ability to teach university-levelcoursesin English (level B2+), German skills are a plus

•Highly engaged and motivated, strong interpersonal skills, ability to work as part of a team, good communication skills


What We Offer:

•On the basis of full-time employment (40 hours/week) the minimum salary in accordance with the collective agreement is €3,889.50 gross per month (14 x per year, CA Job Grade: B1)

•Dynamic research environment

•Comprehensive healthinsuranceand social security

•Mainframe computer access

•Stable employer

•Attractive campus environmentwith good public transportation connections

•Attractive continual educational opportunities

•State-of-the-art research infrastructure


How to Apply:

Prospective applicants interested in the multifaceted position are requested to electronically send an application in adherence to the stated criteria together with the requested documentation via our online portal or to the Johannes Kepler University Linz, Department of Human Resource Management, Altenberger Straße 69, A-4040 Linz. Please include “Job Reference Number 4135“ in your application.

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Altenbergerstraße 69

4040 Linz , Austria