JOE - October 2012

ZEW Centre for European Economic Research, Mannheim
Researchers (Postdocs)
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Researchers (Postdocs)
Section: 5 -- Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Mannheim, other, Germany
JEL Classifications:
C -- Mathematical and Quantitative Methods
D -- Microeconomics
E -- Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics
F -- International Economics
G -- Financial Economics
L -- Industrial Organization
O3 -- Technological Change; Research and Development; Intellectual Property Rights
Q4 -- Energy
R3 -- Production Analysis and Firm Location

JOE ID Number: 201210_397704

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The Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW) Mannheim, Germany, is one of the leading scientific economic research institutes in Europe. The ZEW is a non-profit organization and works in the field of user-related high-level empirical economic research and policy advice. It pursues a microeconomic and microeconometric course of research and is integrated into a close-knit national and international network of universities and research institutes.

To strengthen our team we are seeking to employ

Researchers (Postdocs)

for the following fields of research:
-International Finance and Financial Management (esp. Real Estate Finance, Banking and Financial Intermediation)
-Innovation Economics
-Environmental and Resource Economics, Environmental Management (e.g. Energy Economics)
-Information and Communication Technologies
-Growth and Business Cycles

What we offer
-Research work at a leading international economic research institute
-Gaining experience in the acquisition and the management of research projects for third parties
-Support during postdoctoral studies
-Outstanding equipment of working places and access to unique databases
-Support by publishing research findings
-Participation in national and international scientific conferences
-Research stays at renowned foreign institutions
-Integration in national and international research networks
-Sabbaticals to pursue work independent of project responsibilities
-Further education, e.g. courses in econometrics and presentation skills
-Excellent, team-oriented working atmosphere

Who should apply?
A postdoc is eligible to apply if he/she has
-a PhD degree in economics/business administration or related studies
-a strong interest in applied economic research as well as in economic policy advising
-the ability to work in a team and at the same time the competence to work on his/her own
-a very good knowledge of empirical methods (statistics, econometrics, and/or CGE modelling)
-a command of German (helpful but not obligatory)
Application Instructions:

Please send us your complete application including a cover letter indicating your preferred research area(s), your CV, transcripts, job certificates and a sample of research papers quoting the reference code "AEA-1/13". Interviews with shortlisted candidates will be held at ASSA Meetings in January 2013 in San Diego.

ZEW Centre for European Economic Research
Doris Brettar
P.O.Box 10 34 43
68034 Mannheim

Phone +49 621 1235 250

Email for Applications:
FAX for Applications: +49 621 1235 254

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Doris Brettar
ZEW Centre for European Economic Research
L 7, 1
68161 MannheimGermany

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For more information, phone: +49 621 1235 250

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Doris Brettar
ZEW Centre for European Economic Research
L 7, 1
68161 Mannheim Germany

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