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August 1, 2014 - January 31, 2015

Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA)

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Research Associates & Visiting Research Fellows

JOE ID Number: 2014-02_111451117
Date Posted: 09/12/2014
Date Inactive: 12/01/2014
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Research Associates & Visiting Research Fellows
Section: International:Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Bonn, GERMANY
JEL Classifications:
J -- Labor and Demographic Economics
D -- Microeconomics
C1 -- Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Institute for the Study of Labor (IZA) is an international research center that produces independent academic research and policy advice of the highest quality standards and collaborates with a worldwide network of researchers and universities, including Bonn University. IZA has a special emphasis on, but not restricted to, policy-relevant labor market topics and has openings for

(i) Research Associates starting in fall 2015 (or earlier).
Associates will join the core research staff in Bonn. The positions offer a competitive compensation package plus a travel budget. Successful candidates are expected to publish their research in top peer-reviewed journals and contribute to the intellectual environment of IZA. The ideal candidate is a recent Ph.D. (or close to completion) with excellent knowledge of econometrics and applied and policy-oriented labor issues, as well as the ability to attract external research funding. The appointment is for up to 6 years, initially for 3 years, with possibility of renewal for 3 more years. IZA provides a stimulating research environment with excellent facilities and the opportunity to interact with its large Research Fellow network. IZA has an active weekly seminar series which attracts renowned international labor economists. Additionally IZA hosts several well-regarded labor economics workshops and conferences generating a wide international interest. Send curriculum vitae, a completed research paper, a research statement and 3 letters of references by November 30, 2014.

(ii) Visiting Research Fellows
These positions offer the possibility for senior researchers to stay for an initial period of approximately six months to one year. For this purpose, IZA has created the Visiting Research Fellow program. While maintaining focus on high-quality own research, applicants are expected to closely interact with the IZA staff and network, and to collaborate in IZA projects as well as in fundraising activities. These slots provide an excellent opportunity to spend up to one year in an environment devoted to research. Send curriculum vita, the names of 3 referees and an abstract about current research interests by November 30, 2014.

CONTACT: Martin T. Clemens, IZA, P.O. Box 7240, D-53072 Bonn, Germany (Fax
+49 228 3894 510; e-mail: Online application is recommended:
Please submit your application to for consideration.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
  • Letters of Reference Link
Application deadline: 11/30/2014