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PhD and Post Doc Positions at the SFB "Credence Goods, Incentives and Behavior"

Posted on: 
Jan 18, 2017
Application Deadline: 
Feb 19, 2017

PhD and Post Doc Positions at the SFB "Credence Goods, Incentives and Behavior"

Posted on: 
Jan 18, 2017
Application Deadline: 
Feb 19, 2017

Type of position

Faculty

Location

Universitätsstraße 15
6020 Innsbruck
Austria

The SFB (Special Research Unit) “Credence Goods, Incentives and Behavior”
at the University of Innsbruck, Austria,

invites applications for

6 Post Doc Positions (40 hours per week; until February 28, 2021) and

6 PhD Positions (30 hours per week; until February 28, 2021)

 

at the Faculty of Economics and Statistics and at the School of Management. The positions are available as of March 1, 2017 or later.

The SFB is funded by the Austrian Science Fund (FWF) and will run for 4+4 years. It is a joint research project including the project part leaders Loukas Balafoutas, Jürgen Huber, Rudolf Kerschbamer, Michael Kirchler, Matthias Sutter, and Markus Walzl. The project’s aim is to analyze key determinants of individual behavior and market performance in credence goods markets with a variety of methods, combining theoretical work, laboratory experiments and field experiments. The research group consists of more than 30 scholars from economics and finance, thus bridging research across both fields.

Details and requirements for the Post Doc positions

  • PhD (or close to completion) and excellent publications (or high profile working papers) in one of the following fields: (applied) Game Theory, Experimental Economics, Experimental Finance, Behavioral Economics, Behavioral Finance.
  • Excellent knowledge in English (knowledge in German is not required), teamwork capabilities, ability to work independently and communication skills.
  • Gross salary per month (14 times a year): EUR 3,590.70 with annual increases, no teaching obligation.

Details and requirements for the PhD positions

  • Master degree (or close to completion) and excellent grades in respective programs (e.g., Economics, Finance).
  • Excellent knowledge in English (knowledge in German is not required), teamwork capabilities, ability to work independently and communication skills.
  • Gross salary per month (14 times a year): EUR 2,045.10 with annual increases, no teaching obligation.

Application Details

Please send your application in electronic form including a letter of motivation, CV (including certificates), list of publications/working papers, third-party funding (if applicable) and three references (contact details are sufficient - no letters required) to Tobias Haller (tobias.haller@uibk.ac.at).

The deadline for the applications is February 19, 2017. Hearings will be organized at the end of February and during March. Once invited to hearings, applicants are required to state their preference for up to three project part leaders.

For further information on the open positions and the application procedure, contact the speakers of the SFB, Michael Kirchler (michael.kirchler@uibk.ac.at) or Rudolf Kerschbamer (rudolf.kerschbamer@uibk.ac.at).

 

For further information on the six project part leaders, visit the following webpages:

Loukas Balafoutas (https://eeecon.uibk.ac.at/~balafoutas/),
Jürgen Huber (https://www.uibk.ac.at/ibf/mitarbeiter/huberj.html),
Rudolf Kerschbamer (https://www.uibk.ac.at/economics/personal/kerschbamer/index.html.en),
Michael Kirchler (https://www.uibk.ac.at/ibf/mitarbeiter/kirchler.html),
Matthias Sutter (http://homepage.uibk.ac.at/~c40421/),
Markus Walzl (https://www.uibk.ac.at/economics/personal/walzl/index.html.en)

 

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