Social Media RSS Feed en University Assistant without doctorate <p>You will be supported by me to freely and independently perform research in the field of microeconomic theory. This includes game theory (the theory of strategic thinking) and related areas such as mechanism design or decision theory. Your research can be either methodological or applied to social or economic issues. Your research may also have empirical or experimental elements. Cooperation with researchers outside the Department of Economics (also internationally) is possible and welcome.</p> <p>Your goal should be a research career. Our common goal would then be for you to develop yourself scientifically with my support, in such a way that at the end of your doctorate you will be successful on the international job market for researchers in economics.</p> <p>Publications and topics of my previous doctoral students can be found at <a href=""></a>. You can find my own research at <a href=""></a>. Letters of Recommendation can be sent together with your application. If you have any further questions, please contact me at <a href=""></a>.</p> <ul> </ul> Wed, 11/13/2019 - 00:00 1413699 1413699 PhD scholarship in Finance <p>ABOUT THE SCHOOL: IESE Business School is today one of the world’s leading business schools, with campuses in Barcelona, Madrid, Munich, New York, and São Paulo. IESE offers Master of Business Administration (MBA), Executive MBA and Executive Education programs that are regularly ranked among the top 10 in the world.</p> <p> </p> <p>ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: IESE’s Finance department comprises 13 full-time professors who work closely together with the IESE doctoral students across a very broad range of topics, such as corporate finance, asset pricing, banking and financial intermediation, FinTech, real estate finance, corporate governance, and mergers and acquisitions.</p> <p> </p> <p>ABOUT THE PROGRAM: IESE’s PhD/Doctorate program is based on the traditional U.S. model with fundamental finance coursework before enrolment into the PhD phase. The doctoral program provides full financial funding during the entire program, that is, a stipend of 16.695€/yearly and a tuition fee waiver. Moreover, there is an additional budget for travel expenses to attend and present at research conferences. </p> <p> </p> <p>QUALIFICATIONS: Required is a bachelor or master degree with a strong academic record and the motivation to produce top-level research. </p> <p> </p> <p>APPLICATIONS/FURTHER INFORMATION: Applications are now being accepted for the September 2020 intake. If you are interested in the position, please send an email including a cover letter, your CV, and academic transcripts to:</p> Tue, 11/12/2019 - 23:04 1413774 1413774 ECONOMIST specialised in the Western Balkans, macroeconomics and/or monetary policy and finance <p>The Vienna Institute for International Economic Studies (wiiw) is one of the principal centres for economic research on Central, East and Southeast Europe (CESEE) with more than 45 years of experience. We have expanded our work on European integration issues more generally encompassing the CESEE EU member states, but also developments in Wider Europe and its neighbourhood. We also cover a wide variety of issues in International Economics. Our thematic research covers macroeconomic analysis, international economics, labour markets, regional analysis, industrial organisation. Research projects are commissioned by national and international clients and emerge from applications to research funding agencies. We coordinate and are integrated in a large number of international research networks. For more details please visit our website: <strong></strong></p> <p>We are looking for an<strong> ECONOMIST</strong> specialised in the <strong>Western Balkans, macroeconomics and/or monetary policy and finance</strong></p> <p><strong>Major tasks:</strong></p> <ul> <li>Research on the economies of the Western Balkans and country monitoring</li> <li>Widen our expertise on macroeconomics, monetary policy and finance</li> <li>Acquisition and execution of research projects</li> </ul> <p><strong>Requirements:</strong></p> <ul> <li>MA or PhD in Economics</li> <li>Research experience in macro-economics and/or monetary policy and finance</li> <li>Interest in applied research</li> <li>Good quantitative and econometric skills</li> <li>Knowledge of both conventional and heterodox economic analyses</li> <li>Excellent English (written and oral); knowledge of a Southeast European language as well as German is an advantage</li> <li>Very good (proposal) writing and presentation skills</li> <li>Flexibility as well as ability to work in teams</li> </ul> <p>The position is limited to one year in the first instance; can be extended following a satisfactory probationary period</p> <p>Start: as soon as possible – ideally by January 2020</p> <p>We pay salaries comparable to universities. Remuneration for the position will be € 39,000 gross annual income or above, depending on qualification. Women are encouraged to apply.</p> <p>Please send your application (with cover letter, CV and copies of certificates) to<strong> <em></em></strong></p> Tue, 11/12/2019 - 17:17 1413709 1413709 BCU Manager, IT Business Analysts <p><strong>Req #:</strong> JR - 009380 <strong>Job Category:</strong>Baxter Credit Union <strong>Date Posted:</strong> 10/8/2019 5:54:58 PMBaxter International</p> <p>Around the world, our employees are united by our mission to save and sustain lives. Together, we create a culture that encourages colleagues to pursue rewarding careers -- where everyone has the opportunity to do meaningful work as a part of a team they respect, in an environment that values each person’s contributions. We’re happy you’re interested in continuing your career journey with Baxter.</p> <p>BCU is looking for a self-driven individual with exceptionally strong communication and management skills to lead and work alongside a team of highly independent and mature Business Analysts.</p> <p>This position reports to the Director of the PMO, and will lead fulltime business analysts as well as contractors in their execution of projects/initiatives that fall under the IT-PM. The IT BA Manager plays a leadership role in business problem solving and is highly capable of defining the business problems/conditions, assessing business capabilities/deficiencies, driving innovative ideas and solutions, and recommending actionable next steps for business executives, project teams, or workgroups to take.</p> <p>This roles requires an individual to have years of deep practical work experience in performing and managing others that perform business analysis in a variety of complex situations. The individual in this role has great expertise with regards to what techniques to use and what influences the usage of the various techniques for the tasks. He or she works autonomously to plan, supervise and lead the work of other BAs on projects and work efforts.</p> <p>This individual will manage both fulltime employees & contractors and execute projects/initiatives that fall under the IT Program Management Office. In this role the individual will:</p> <ul> <li>Be responsible to guide, manage, and direct the activities of business analysts in the development of requirements specifications for application enhancements and upgrades. Participating in resourcing, budgeting and quality improvement activities for the organization.</li> <li>Build and encourage growth of the Business Analysis team; is responsible for providing guidance, direction, feedback and coaching to direct reports as well as assigned project resources to ensure team effectiveness</li> <li>Guide business analyst teams and cross-competency teams completing tasks related to business solution planning, business case development as well as documenting and managing customer requirements throughout the development lifecycle. This includes requirements elicitation, analysis, definition, review, and approval, business process analysis; requirements change management, user story creation, and business process modeling, logical system and data design and high level estimating.</li> <li>Work collaboratively with business representatives, project management and varied information systems teams to develop and implement the specific technology and architecture necessary to deliver business solutions</li> <li>Responsible for hiring, training, and supervising staff</li> <li>Participate in organizational activities related to assigning resources, managing and mentoring team members through strategic deployment, development and performance management</li> <li>Analyze and organize business analyst operations and procedures as well as serve as an advocate for process improvement initiatives with in the team and broader business analysis center of excellence.</li> <li>Partner with other resource coordinators to source and share resources for effective resource utilization.</li> </ul> <p><b>Required Qualifications</b></p> <p>Minimum 10 years’ experience working in software development life cycle (SDLC) and process engineering environment. Expertise managing customer requirements or demands effectively, meeting deliverable dates, leading work group(s), driving process improvements and directing customer contact.</p> <p>Minimum of 5 years’ experience managing and instilling best practices that:</p> <ul> <li>Support the goals and objectives of the enterprise and/or operational area</li> <li>Develop Use Cases and Test Scenarios; develop and document processes and work flows to enhance efficiencies and improve support and performance</li> <li>Elicit, gather, document and clearly communicate requirements, as well as analysis, translation and reconciling requirements</li> <li>Build trusted and long-lasting business relationships through assignments and association, consistently seek ways to enhance delivery and to better understand, identify, and work through issues across efforts</li> <li>Enable the team to conduct cost/benefit analysis of process and/or technology initiatives</li> </ul> <p><b>Preferred Qualifications</b></p> <ul> <li>Organizational change management knowledge a plus</li> <li>Agile methodology</li> <li>Technical and development background a plus</li> <li>Experience managing remote employees highly-desirable</li> </ul> <p><b>Education</b></p> <ul> <li>Certification of Capability in Business Analysis (CCBA) or Certified Business Analysis Professional is preferred</li> <li>MS or MBA in Computer Science, Information Systems or equivalent preferred.</li> </ul> <p><b>Equal Employment Opportunity</b></p> <p>Baxter is an equal opportunity employer. Baxter evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, disability/handicap status or any other legally protected characteristic.                                                                                </p> <p><b>Reasonable Accommodations</b></p> <p>Baxter is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or interview process, please send an e-mail to and let us know the nature of your request along with your contact information.</p> Tue, 11/12/2019 - 16:58 1408058 1408058 Sr Consultant <p> </p> <h2>Job Description</h2> <p>IQVIA™ is the leading human data science company focused on helping healthcare clients find unparalleled insights and better solutions for patients. Formed through the merger of IMS Health and Quintiles, IQVIA offers a broad range of solutions that harness the power of healthcare data, domain expertise, transformative technology, and advanced analytics to drive healthcare forward.</p> <p><b>Sr Consultant, Health Economic Modeling</b></p> <p>IQVIA is a leading independent provider of outcomes research, economic modeling, Real-World Evidence (RWE), and market access and value communications solutions leveraging IQVIA and other non-IQVIA proprietary data assets.</p> <ul> <li>Largest multi-disciplinary team of experts, based in 20 countries worldwide</li> <li>Credible scientific voice and deep therapy area knowledge, captured in over 3000 publications</li> <li>Market leadership in developing and adapting robust economic models</li> <li>Most advanced capabilities in real-world evidence management and analysis</li> <li>Proven expertise in generating and communicating real-world evidence to advance stakeholder engagement at all levels</li> <li>Our health economics and outcomes research (HEOR) team includes 250 highly qualified multi-disciplinary experts. They are based in 13 geographies (Belgium - Brussels, Germany - Munich, France - Paris, Spain - Barcelona, Switzerland - Basel, Italy – Milan, Sweden – Stockholm, Denmark – Copenhagen, Netherlands, US, Canada, Mexico, Singapore) and have delivered projects in over 50 countries.</li> </ul> <p><b>Position Description</b></p> <ul> <li>The HEOR practice is looking for a talented Sr Consultant to help develop, design, and deliver health economic modeling projects. Sr Consultants work with Analysts, Consultants, Engagement Managers and Principals on each project. Occasional travel may be required.</li> <li>Design of modeling studies to quantify clinical and/or economic impacts of healthcare technologies or interventions</li> <li>Help develop compelling proposals for new projects</li> <li>Contribute to development of project deliverables, including models, reports, abstracts, manuscripts, and slide decks, as appropriate</li> <li>Provide coaching and direction to more junior HEOR professionals assigned to engagement(s), especially regarding decision modeling and excel modeling technical expertise</li> </ul> <p>Sr Consultants work across clients, therapy areas and projects, ensuring a cohesive professional environment and a deep and thorough understanding at all levels of the broad discipline of HEOR. In addition, Sr Consultants will experience the following:</p> <ul> <li>Flexible and diverse work environment with a multidisciplinary team of researchers/consultants with backgrounds in medicine, pharmacy, health economics, health policy, health services research, outcomes research, pricing and market access</li> <li>Opportunity to engage in Center of Excellence to promote global best practices, collaboration and thought leadership in core offerings</li> <li>Formal and informal training opportunities in leading client engagements, statistical analyses, economic modeling, and scientific communications</li> <li>A dedicated development coach and mentor to advise on career goals and personal objectives</li> </ul> <p><b>Qualifications</b></p> <ul> <li>Knowledge of health economic modeling techniques, including decision analysis</li> <li>Good interpersonal and communication skills in team environment</li> <li>Academic or work experience in a related area such as economics, health economics, statistics, engineering, or science</li> <li>Strong organizational skills and proven ability to manage personal responsibilities on multiple priorities and/or projects at once</li> </ul> <p><b>The successful candidate should also have:</b></p> <ul> <li>Graduate degree in relevant scientific or technical field (e.g., Medical Doctor, Pharmacy, Statistics, Economics, Mathematics, Engineering, Health Policy)</li> <li>At least 5-6 years experience in applied research or consulting environment</li> <li>Proven ability to write and publish for medical or scientific audiences</li> <li>Expert-level proficiency in Microsoft Excel (including Visual Basic)</li> <li>Command of Microsoft Office, TreeAge, statistical software (e.g. SAS or STATA)</li> </ul> <p> </p> Tue, 11/12/2019 - 16:29 1404194 1404194 IDN Manager <p>Baxter International</p> <p>Around the world, our employees are united by our mission to save and sustain lives. Together, we create a culture that encourages colleagues to pursue rewarding careers -- where everyone has the opportunity to do meaningful work as a part of a team they respect, in an environment that values each person’s contributions. We’re happy you’re interested in continuing your career journey with Baxter.</p> <p><b>Territory: Midwest Territory</b></p> <p><b>Location to live: Illinois, Ohio, Michigan, Indiana</b></p> <p>Every day, millions of patients and caregivers rely on Baxter’s leading portfolio of critical care, nutrition, renal, hospital and surgical products. For more than 85 years, we’ve been operating at the critical intersection where innovations that save and sustain lives meet the healthcare providers that make it happen. With products, technologies and therapies available in more than 100 countries, Baxter’s employees worldwide are now building upon the company’s rich heritage of medical breakthroughs to advance the next generation of transformative healthcare innovations. To learn more, visit and follow us on Twitter, LinkedIn and Facebook.</p> <p><b>Summary:</b></p> <p>The Advanced Surgery Integrated Delivery Network (IDN) Manager is responsible for driving the area contracting and growth strategy as set by the Area Sales Director (ASD) for assigned customers.  Responsible for driving incremental value, growth, and access to decisional customers (stakeholders) through self and others. Utilizes deep product, clinical, and process excellence expertise while working in alignment with the ASD.  Responsible for meeting financial and expense goals. </p> <p><b>Essential Duties and Responsibilities:</b></p> <ul> <li>Driving sales growth at assigned customers in the Midwest Territory</li> <li>Developing value based solutions and relationships with clinical, financial, operational and other key decision makers including but not limited to, perioperative managers, value analysis teams, purchasing, pharmacy and medical surgical stakeholders</li> <li>Working with ASD & Region Managers (RMs) to develop IDN growth strategies at assigned customers by negotiating contracts, developing solutions, and coordinating selling and other activities in alignment and as directed by ASD</li> <li>Supporting and delivering value mapped to key stakeholder needs and strategic imperatives as defined by the ASD</li> <li>Working collaboratively in the matrix, appropriately leveraging internal and external tools and resources, developing and following appropriate communication cadence</li> <li>Working with the ASD and the RMs to create and execute consistent quarterly business reviews (QBRs) that capture, document and maximize the cumulative value of the relationship at the assigned customers</li> <li>Contributing to the RFP/RFI proposal strategy for assigned customers and developing the win theme and build on previous success</li> <li>Understanding Baxter policies to ensure timely and rapid response to issue resolution within assigned customers</li> <li>Attending conferences as appropriate. Translating customer learnings and summarizing customer follow up activities in alignment with ASD direction</li> <li>Insuring contracting, reporting, and compliance requirements are met for assigned customers</li> <li>Working autonomously to achieve established goals while proactively communicating with management and team members by adhering to the 4 Disciplines of Execution (4DX) calls to share weekly priorities</li> </ul> <p><b>Qualifications:</b></p> <p>Must understand, embrace and exhibit Baxter’s culture levers of Speed, Simplicity, Courage and Collaboration to help Baxter achieve a compliant and winning culture.</p> <p>Must demonstrate the following sales competencies:</p> <ul> <li>Sales Effectiveness: Takes personal accountability for achieving results and has the ability to “win” at each stage of the customer's buying process, and ultimately earn the business on the right terms and in the right timeframe. </li> <li>Product Expertise: Fully understands and demonstrates product features and benefits and is able to communicate this information appropriately with customers.</li> <li>Clinical/ Therapy Knowledge: Acquires and demonstrates the ability to apply role-specific level of understanding of relevant specialty areas, therapies/surgical procedures, disease states, and clinical data with our customers.</li> <li>Business Acumen: Understands business, industry and marketplace, including competition; strategically applies this knowledge effectively to achieve business goals.</li> <li>Contract Execution & Management: Proven ability to execute, manage, enforce sales contracts and achieve financial targets.  Effectively communicates complex information.</li> <li>Advanced Negotiation Skills: Maximize negotiation objectives through identification and trading of related value.  Secure agreements that allow the field sales teams to achieve financial value targets.</li> </ul> <p><b>Education and/or Experience:</b></p> <ul> <li>Proven large account management experience with multiple clinical preference products, services and / or devices</li> <li>Proven track record of multiple years of consistent sales objective achievement in a matrix environment</li> <li>Proven and disciplined use of sales process and pipeline management</li> <li>At least 50% travel is required and may involve visits to remote or urban areas either individually or with other personnel</li> </ul> <p><b>Equal Employment Opportunity</b></p> <p>Baxter is an equal opportunity employer. Baxter evaluates qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, gender, national origin, age, sexual orientation, gender identity or expression, protected veteran status, disability/handicap status or any other legally protected characteristic.                                                                                </p> <p><b>Reasonable Accommodations</b></p> <p>Baxter is committed to working with and providing reasonable accommodations to individuals with disabilities. If, because of a medical condition or disability, you need a reasonable accommodation for any part of the application or interview process, please send an e-mail to and let us know the nature of your request along with your contact information.</p> Tue, 11/12/2019 - 16:23 1410969 1410969 Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) in Logistics and Supply Chain Management at the Luxembourg Centre for Logistics and Supply Chain Management (LCL) (in collaboration with the MIT) (m/f) <p>The University of Luxembourg is a multilingual, international research University.</p> <p>The Faculty of Law, Economics, and Finance (FDEF) of the University of Luxembourg has an opening for an:</p> <p><strong>Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) in Logistics and Supply Chain Management at the Luxembourg Centre for Logistics and Supply Chain Management (LCL) (in collaboration with the MIT) (m/f)</strong></p> <ul> <li>Ref: F2-50010623 (to be mentioned in all correspondence)</li> <li>Full-time position (40 h/week)</li> <li>Fixed-term contract: 5 years, upon a positive evaluation, perspective of a permanent position and promotion to associate professor may be foreseen. In case of an excellent more senior candidate, appointment at the level of associate professor (permanent contract) can be considered.</li> </ul> <p>The LCL is a joint initiative of the University of Luxembourg and the MIT Global SCALE Network. The LCL is part of the Faculty of Law, Economics, and Finance at the University of Luxembourg.</p> <p> </p> <p><strong>Role</strong></p> <p>The candidate is expected to</p> <ul> <li>Take a key role in further establishing the Luxembourg Centre for Logistics and Supply Chain Management (LCL) as a leader in research and education in logistics and supply chain management;</li> <li>Lead major research activities (seminars, conferences, workshops) and strategic research areas that are of paramount importance for the community of Luxembourg at large (e.g., finance and supply chain management, multi-modal transport and logistics, procurement, and supply chain analytics);</li> <li>Foster and lead interdisciplinary research, in particular with other research units at the University of Luxembourg;</li> <li>Engage in developing and delivering graduate (masters and doctoral) level classes as well as executive courses in supply chain management, logistics, and/or related fields;</li> <li>Build and grow partnerships with the industry and universities in Luxembourg and Europe.</li> </ul> <p> </p> <p><strong>Contact</strong></p> <p>For questions please contact:</p> <p>Professor Benny Mantin</p> <p>Director of the Luxembourg Centre for Logistics and Supply Chain Management</p> <p>6, rue Richard Coudenhove-Kalergi<br /> L-1359 LUXEMBOURG</p> <p>e-mail: <a href=""></a></p> <p> </p> <p><strong>Profile</strong></p> <p>The ideal candidate shall have</p> <ul> <li>A PhD in Supply Chain Management, Logistics, Operations Management, Business Economics, Engineering, or a related field;</li> <li>Demonstrated teaching excellence at the graduate, PhD, and/or executive level at a major university;</li> <li>Significant record of published and forthcoming articles in relevant refereed journals;</li> <li>Extensive network and experience in industry collaboration and proven track record in obtaining research grants from both the public and private sector (well linked to the industry)</li> <li>Excellent experience and ability to conduct leading international research projects;</li> <li>Demonstrated intention to be committed to the strengthening of the LCL in building its relationships with the regional community;</li> <li>Ability and willingness to work in a team and collaborate across disciplines;</li> </ul> <p>The master program will be held in English. With respect to the course, the ties to MIT SCALE network and the international academic achievements requested, fluency in English is required. Knowledge of German or French is a plus.</p> <p> </p> <p><strong>University of Luxembourg and Luxembourg</strong></p> <p>Founded in 2003, the University of Luxembourg is the only public university of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. It is a multicultural and modern European research university with a personal atmosphere, close to the European institutions and innovative companies based in Luxembourg. With an emphasis on interdisciplinary research, the University of Luxembourg strives for international excellence as well as regional relevance. The University of Luxembourg offers a competitive package and an international research and teaching environment.</p> <p>The Luxembourg Centre for Logistics and Supply Chain Management (LCL), which is a member of the MIT Global SCALE Network, is a cornerstone in the Duchy of Luxembourg’s overarching plan to maintain and improve the country’s position as a leader in logistics and supply chain management as it was ranked second by the World Bank’s Logistics Performance Indicator (LPI) by the World Bank. The LCL motto—Innovate, Impact, Inspire!—guides us through our excellence-focused research, outreach and teaching activities.</p> <p>The LCL aims to position the centre as a leading research institution. It is home to researchers with an excellent research record with publications in top tier journals including Operations Research, Production & Operations Management, Marketing Science, and Transportation Science, as well as experience in collaborating with industry. To further establish research activities, the LCL has an active PhD program.</p> <p>Complementing its research activities, the LCL has an outreach programme promoting engagement with industry. The focus is on developing rich and deep partnerships with local and international companies, most of which have presence in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg and the broader Benelux region. The LCL hosts an annual eXplore Conference, Executive Education programs, Roundtables featuring contemporary issues and industry seminar series. (</p> <p>The core educational program at the LCL is a one-year professional master in logistics and supply chain management (LSCM) incorporating a 4-week visit to the MIT campus in Cambridge, MA, while engaging industry partners—such as Ferrero, Vodafone, BASF and ArcelorMittal—in the applied thesis projects. The master program commenced last year with a diverse, high calibre inaugural cohort, with graduates securing positions in companies such as Amazon, Exxon, and Cargolux.</p> <p> </p> <p><strong>Further information</strong></p> <p>Applications should contain the following the documents:</p> <ul> <li>An application form (through <a href=""></a>);</li> <li>A cover letter including a statement highlighting scientific, educational, and other activities of particular significance for this position;</li> <li>A detailed curriculum vitae with a list of publications, courses taught (including evaluations of the most recent two years), research grants, industry collaborations and experience, as well as management and administrative positions held;</li> <li>A list of three references including their contact information and current positions. Please indicate their relationship to you; (the referees will be contacted only upon approval from the candidate)</li> <li>Electronic copies of three publications;</li> <li>Any additional material highlighting significant publications, success in obtaining research funding, industry contacts and collaborations, experience in management positions within a university, as well as other relevant qualifications and achievements are appreciated.</li> </ul> <p> </p> <p><strong>All applications should be sent by e-mail by 10 December, 2019, to the following address: </strong></p> <p>Professor Katalin Ligeti</p> <p>Dean of the Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance</p> <p>University of Luxembourg</p> <p>4, rue Alphonse Weicker</p> <p>L-2721 Luxembourg</p> <p>E-mail : <a href=""></a></p> <p> </p> <p>All applications will be handled in strictest confidence.</p> <p>The University of Luxembourg is an equal opportunity employer.</p> <p>Link: <a href=""></a></p> Tue, 11/12/2019 - 14:38 1413706 1413706 Postdoc researcher in migration economics (m/f) - Ref: 19-17 <p> </p> <ul> </ul> <p>The postdoctoral researcher will develop and work on research projects of the transversal programme ‘crossing borders/migration’, in close interaction with the research programme leader Prof. Frédéric Docquier and researchers from other departments. Cross-border movements of people cover international migration flows (i.e. , people crossing borders to reside in a host state for some minimum length of time), commuting flows (i.e., people traveling between their home and place of work on a regular basis), or a combination of these. The research conducted in this programme aims: (i) to better assess the size and structure of cross-border flows of people; (ii) to shed light on their determinants and on their implications for sending and receiving regions; and (iii) to assess the effectiveness and coherence of policies in the areas of immigration/asylum, public transport, redistribution, innovation, economic, social and political integration.</p> <p>Applicants should possess a PhD in migration economics (or be close to completion thereof) and have a proven record of high quality research on migration-related issues.</p> <p>The position requires interest in public policies, empirical research and/or structural economic modelling. The successful candidate is expected to actively develop a scientific profile through high-level international publications and to engage in fundraising activities at national and/or international level. English is the primary language of LISER and as such, excellent written and oral skills in English are required. The institute also provides courses for researchers interested in learning other languages, especially French which is the second most widely spoken language in the Centre.</p> <p>LISER offers attractive salaries and working conditions. The successful applicant will be employed on a 3-year contract, with a possible 2-year extension (up to a maximum of five consecutive years). In particular, candidates receive a package of mentoring, training and career development by the Institute.</p> <p>LISER particularly encourages female researchers to apply.</p> <p><strong>Research @ LISER</strong></p> <p>LISER is a publicly funded research institute located in Luxembourg and devoted to applied empirical research in economic, social and spatial sciences. Multi- and interdisciplinarity is a key element for stimulating scientific innovation. The institute attracts top researchers from all over the world and high-level student training is a vibrant part of the institute’s activities. The institute‘s staff consists of about 170 employees (including a survey and data center), about 90 staff being researchers, mainly from the fields of economics, sociology, and geography (see <a href="///C:/Users/vanya/AppData/Local/Microsoft/Windows/INetCache/Content.Outlook/7DZ4TAJC/"></a>).</p> <p><strong>The academic and public research environment: Belval Campus - Cité des Sciences, Luxembourg</strong></p> <p>The institute is located on the new <a href="">Belval campus</a> in the south of Luxembourg, which hosts the <a href="">University of Luxembourg</a> and a substantial part of the country’s publicly funded research facilities, i.e. LISER, the Luxembourg Income Study (<a href="">LIS</a>) cross-national data center, the Luxembourg institutes of Health (<a href="">LIH</a>) and of Science and Technology (<a href="">LIST</a>). The University has outstanding high performance computing facilities available for use by associated researchers in the Luxembourg Institutes.  </p> <p>Based on its expertise and academic reputation, LISER research addresses current and future societal challenges and delivers relevant and independent societal impact and policy advice both at the national and European level.</p> <p>Luxembourg with its > 600,000 inhabitants is one of the wealthiest countries in the world and provides a stimulating mixture of modern culture and tradition. In addition to excellent health, education (public, private and high level international schools) and recreational services, the country offers a rich variety of cultural activities, museums, music, art and theatre. Luxembourg is a multi-lingual nation. Besides the official languages French, German and Luxemburgish, English, Italian and Portuguese are spoken frequently. The working languages at the institute are English and/or French.</p> <p>Information for foreign researchers interested in Luxembourg research is accessible via the national EURAXESS platform <a href=""></a>.</p> <p><strong>Application Process</strong></p> <p>Applicants should provide the following: </p> <ol> <li>Motivation letter;</li> <li>Curriculum vitae;</li> <li>Research agenda defining a specific area of research interest in line with LISER specificity;</li> <li>Copy of diplomas;</li> <li>One job market paper/relevant publication;</li> <li>Three reference letters sent to <a href=""></a>.</li> </ol> <p>The deadline for applications is <strong>November 30th 2019</strong>. Apply online via <a href=""></a></p> <p>Interviews will take place at <strong>EEA European Job Market</strong> for Economics, Rotterdam, on 19 December 2019.</p> <p><strong><em>LISER is an Equal Opportunity Employer</em></strong></p> Tue, 11/12/2019 - 14:23 1413705 1413705 The Bank of England PhD Internship Programme <p>The Bank of England PhD Internship Programme offers an invaluable opportunity to experience economic analysis, policy, and research at the highest level at a leading central bank.  <a href="">Our research agenda</a> is designed to address the fundamental issues facing central banks today, and we offer a unique experience for researchers interested in these questions as we house monetary, macroprudential, and microprudential policy functions under one roof.  We are looking for PhD students who are enthusiastic about contributing to our research agenda, and to help shape the Bank’s policies in the years ahead.</p> <p> </p> <p>As a PhD intern you will have the opportunity to work on a research project with Bank of England economists from one of a variety of divisions, spanning monetary analysis, financial stability, international economics, prudential policy, supervision, risk management, and financial markets. You will work on a research topic of live interest to the Bank. While your exact research topic will be at the discretion of the Bank, we will seek to involve you in its design. Internships typically last for 12 weeks.  And although most interns come to the Bank over the summer, we are flexible about the timing of the internship.</p> <p> </p> <p>You should be expecting to submit your PhD thesis within the next two years and be able to submit a recent research paper for our consideration (substantial work in progress is acceptable).</p> <p>All fields are considered, but we are particularly interested in candidates who have the technical skills and academic background to effectively contribute to research in the following areas:</p> <ul> <li>Monetary economics;</li> <li>Macroprudential framework, policy instruments within and beyond the banking sector and their transmission mechanism;</li> <li>Open-economy macroeconomics and international finance;</li> <li>Financial economics, including banking theory and regulation, risk modelling and management, stress testing, macro-finance, and asset pricing;</li> <li>Supervisory indicators, decision-making and communication, and the interaction with firms and their culture and behaviour;</li> <li>Applied econometrics and big data analysis, including text-based analysis, use of large micro datasets, and regulatory data;</li> <li>Technological and structural change in money, banking and financial markets.</li> </ul> <p>We are also keen to foster cross-disciplinary approaches and would welcome applications from students pursuing a PhD in relevant disciplines other than economics and finance. </p> <p>Please note that all appointments are subject to security clearance and immigration clearance. </p> <p>We offer a daily rate of £100 per day and pro rata holiday entitlement, based on 25 days per annum. Candidates who do not live in London will also receive an accommodation allowance of £100 per week during their stay.  Overseas candidates will be reimbursed for an economy class return flight to London.</p> <p>The application deadline is <strong>4th February 2020 at 12 noon (GMT).</strong></p> Tue, 11/12/2019 - 12:00 1402632 1402632 Doctoral Assistant Position (Ph.D.) in Economics <p><a href="">The Ph.D. Program in Economics at USI</a>. In advancing to the Ph.D. degree, students pass through two major stages, course work (years 1 and 2) and the completion of a dissertation.<br /> <br /> <strong>Year 1 </strong>is devoted to developing a strong foundation in the basic tools of economics, including full-year courses in microeconomics, macroeconomics, and econometrics (<a href="">core courses</a>). Successful candidates are required to apply by <em>April 15, 2020</em> to the <a href="">Swiss Program for Beginning Doctoral Students in Economics</a> at the Study Center Gerzensee of the Swiss National Bank (SNB). In the first year, successful candidates will devote most of their work time to this program. Successful completion of the program satisfies the 1st-year course requirements. The <a href="">application</a> requires candidates to submit their <a href="">GRE test scores</a> by <em>March 15, 2020</em>.<br /> <br /> <strong>Year 2 </strong>is devoted to deepening courses to bring successful candidates to the research frontier of their field(s) of interest. Starting from year 2, in addition to doctoral work, successful candidates will provide part-time assistance in the institute’s research projects and/or teaching activities.<br /> <br /> <strong>Years 3 and beyond</strong> are devoted to completing the dissertation, which consists of at least three original research papers. Successful candidates will present their research progresses regularly to their supervisor(s) and in informal seminars to the rest of the faculty and doctoral students, who will provide constructive feedback that will improve the research.<br /> <br /> The ideal candidates have, or are upon completion of, a Master's degree in Economics, Econometrics or a related field. Candidates with an interest in quantitative empirical research and knowledge of programming languages (e.g., R, Python, Julia) will be given a strong preference.<br /> <br /> Applications should be sent to: <a href=""></a>.<br /> <br /> Candidates should include the following information:<br /> <br /> 1. A complete CV.<br /> 2. A transcript of your university education (Master's Degree or equivalent).<br /> 3. The names of two academic references that could be contacted for more information.<br /> 4. A personal statement giving concrete evidence of your promise as a member of the academic community and  providing the selection committee an image of you as a person.<br /> 5. Your GRE test score (if available).<br /> <br /> Owing to the large number of enquiries received, only those applicants whose profiles are likely to fit the positions will be notified for further details and eventual interviews. Qualified applicants will be interviewed starting from January 16, 2020.</p> Tue, 11/12/2019 - 11:45 1413697 1413697