JOE - November 2012

 
Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI)
Post-doctoral Research Fellows in the Economics of Peace and Security
 
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Post-doctoral Research Fellows in the Economics of Peace and Security
Section: 3 -- International:Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Stockholm, Stockholm, Sweden
JEL Classifications:
D -- Microeconomics
H -- Public Economics
I -- Health, Education, and Welfare
J -- Labor and Demographic Economics
O -- Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth
Deadline Date: 12/7/2012

JOE ID Number: 201211_398080

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Full Text of JOE Listing:
Stockholm International Peace Research Institute (SIPRI) is recruiting up to two post-doctoral research fellows in the economics of peace and security. We are seeking candidates with an interest in the economics of security and terrorism in OECD countries (Position A), or the economics of conflict and peacebuilding in developing and transition countries (Position B).

All candidates should have a strong background in applied economics, statistical methods and econometrics. Fluent English is a pre-requisite; experience in providing evidence-based policy advice and obtaining external research grants would be an advantage.

Position A requires familiarity with the economics of security and terrorism in Europe and OECD countries and, ideally, knowledge of German and experience with composite indicators.

Position B requires experience in household survey data analysis and impact evaluation and, ideally, knowledge of Kyrgyz or Russian and experience in Central Asia.

SIPRI provides excellent opportunities for scientific and personal development. Initial appointments will be for two years (renewable). Part-time employment may be considered. SIPRI is an equal opportunity employer.
Application Instructions:

Submit a cover letter outlining your reasons for applying for the position, your CV, 3 letters of reference and one current research paper to berger@sipri.org. For further information contact Helena Berger (berger@sipri.org) or visit http://www.sipri.org.

Email for Applications: berger@sipri.org
Informational URL: http://www.sipri.org


For more information, email: berger@sipri.org
For more information, phone: +4686559763

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