Call for ‘María Zambrano’ postdoctoral fellows at Department of Applied Economics (UAB)

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EU nationals or from member states of the European Economic Space & Switzerland.

24 months of postdoctoral research experience at a university different from the one where they received their Ph.D

Currently (September 2021) active researchers or teachers at a non-Spanish university or research centre.

 

The Department of Applied Economics (DEA) is willing to support candidates for ‘María Zambrano’ postdoctoral fellowships’ as detailed in a call issued by Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB). ‘María Zambrano’ fellows need to have at least 24 months of postdoctoral research experience at a university different from the one where they received their Ph.D and who are currently (September 2021) active researchers or teachers at a non-Spanish university or research centre.

The Department of Applied Economics (DEA) is willing to support candidates for ‘María Zambrano’ postdoctoral fellowships’ as detailed in a call issued by Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona (UAB): https://agr.uab.cat/docs/MD_PortalAjuts/Convocatoria_Next-Gen._DEF_SIGNADAdocx.pdf

‘María Zambrano’ fellows need to have at least 24 months of postdoctoral research experience at a university different from the one where they received their Ph.D and who are currently (September 2021) active researchers or teachers at a non-Spanish university or research centre. The fellow will join the Department of Applied Economics for a period of two years, during which he/she will be part of one of the departments’ research groups, receiving a gross monthly salary of €4.000. The fellowship needs to be completed by 31 December 2024 and may involve up to 60 teaching/hours per year at the Department of Applied Economics

Interested candidates should submit their curriculum vitae and an outline of the research project that they would like to carry out at DEA (1500 words maximum), clearly identifying in which one of the department’s research areas it would fit . This documentation should be sent to d.econ.aplicada@uab.cat under the heading ‘Maria Zambrano’ fellowship proposal.

The deadline for submitting proposals to the Department of Applied Economics is September 5, 2021. From all received proposals, the Department will select those with the highest potential and will then prepare a joint candidacy with the appropriate research group to be submitted to UAB by September 30, 2021. Only candidates finally selected by UAB will become ‘Maria Zambrano’ fellows.

The Department of Applied Economics is an active research centre located at the Bellaterra Campus of Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona, with research groups active in the following fields:

Regional, urban, and transport economics. Localisation of economic activity and growth; transport economics; regulation, demand and efficiency; regional policies; land market; tourism; analysis and evaluation of agrarian policies and rural development.
 
Ecological and environmental economics. Natural resources economics; environmental impact of economic activity; energy economics; climate change economics; environmental policy; economic evaluation of environmental impact of investments.
 
Public sector economics. Public finance; public policies; public choice; income distribution; state-owned enterprise economics; pensions and social security economics; housing policy economics; fiscal coordination and competition; evaluation of public projects; technology policy; public finance and unemployment.
 
Inequality and poverty economics. Determinants of poverty and of income distribution; distribution and redistribution of income; distributive effects of taxation; vertical and horizontal equity; microsimulation models;  measurement theory of poverty and inequality; income and wage dynamics; multidimensional analysis of quality of life and social exclusion.
 
Labour and health economics. Labour markets; employment and unemployment; regional and urban labour markets; human capital and education; policy evaluation, health economics.
 
International economics and development. Globalisation and economic integration; European studies; cooperation and economic development, international migration, economic growth.
 
Applied macroeconomics and economic policy. Saving and consumption; household income distribution; coordination of economic policy; regional innovation systems.

 

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Start Date

End Date

Scholarship Duration

24 Months

Application Deadline

Type

Fellowships

Destination Country of Applicants

Spain

Eligibility Description

EU nationals or from member states of the European Economic Space & Switzerland.

24 months of postdoctoral research experience at a university different from the one where they received their Ph.D

Currently (September 2021) active researchers or teachers at a non-Spanish university or research centre.

 

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