JOE - December 2011

 
University of Zurich
Economics
Post-Doctoral Researcher
 
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Post-Doctoral Researcher
Section: 4 -- International: Other Academic (Temporary, Adjunct, Visiting, Part-Time)
Location: Zurich, Switzerland
JEL Classifications:
C7 -- Game Theory and Bargaining Theory
C9 -- Design of Experiments
D -- Microeconomics
Deadline Information: Applications will be reviewed starting December 16, 2011 on an ongoing basis until the positions are filled.
Deadline Date: 12/15/2011

JOE ID Number: 201112_396615

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Full Text of JOE Listing:
The Chair for Organizational Design at the Department of Economics, University of Zurich is inviting applications for two Post-Doctoral Researcher positions.

The research of the Chair focuses on the design of improved social, political, and economic institutions using theory and experiments. The research covers a wide range of topics including the analysis and design of auctions and markets, matching and voting institutions, communication in games, social learning and networks.

The Chair plans to fill:
1. One Postdoc position in theory or experiments
2. One Postdoc position that combines the development and support of JAVA based auction/market software with (experimental) research in this area

Candidates for position 1 should have completed their PhD in economics, and have a strong background in either theoretical or experimental research with a focus on mechanism design, auctions, networks, or political institutions.

Candidates for position 2 should have a strong background in programming, in particular JAVA. The position entails 50% programming time and 50% research, with some flexibility depending on the candidate's interests and skills.

The start date and terms of the positions are negotiable. Both positions are for two years with a possible extension to a third year. Applications will be reviewed starting December 16, 2011 on an ongoing basis until the positions are filled.

The Department of Economics offers an exciting and interdisciplinary work environment and excellent research facilities, including a well-equipped laboratory for conducting experiments.
Application Instructions:

Applications should be submitted electronically. Please submit your CV, two completed research papers, a statement of interest, and the names and email addresses of two recommenders to jacob.goeree@econ.uzh.ch by December 15, 2011.

Email for Applications: jacob.goeree@econ.uzh.ch
Informational URL: http://www.econ.uzh.ch/faculty/groupjgoeree.html


For more information, email: jacob.goeree@econ.uzh.ch

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