JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2014 - January 31, 2015

ZEW - Centre for European Economic Research, Mannheim

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Researchers (Postdocs)

JOE ID Number: 2014-02_111451459
Date Posted: 10/01/2014
Date Inactive: 12/31/2014
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Researchers (Postdocs)
Section: International: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Locations: Mannheim, Baden-Württemberg, GERMANY
Mannheim, GERMANY
JEL Classifications:
C -- Mathematical and Quantitative Methods
D -- Microeconomics
E -- Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics
F -- International Economics
G -- Financial Economics
H -- Public Economics
M2 -- Business Economics
International Finance
Labour Markets
Human Resources
Social Policy
program evaluation
youth labour markets
Corporate Taxation
Public Finance
fiscal federalism
International Distribution
International Redistribution
labour economic
public economic

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Full Text of JOE Listing:

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 frontier empirical economic research and high level policy advice. It is integrated into an extensive national and international network of universities and research institutes.

To strengthen our team we are seeking to employ
Researchers (Postdocs)
in the following fields:
• International Finance and Macroeconomics
• Labour Markets, Human Resources and Social Policy (esp. program evaluation and youth labour markets)
• Corporate Taxation and Public Finance (esp. taxation and fiscal federalism)
• International Distribution and Redistribution (esp. labour and public economics)

What we offer
• Research work at a leading international economic research institute
• Excellent, team-oriented working atmosphere and enthusiasm for innovative research
• Support during postdoctoral studies
• Outstanding equipment of working places and access to unique databases
• Support in publishing research findings
• Participation in national and international scientific conferences
• Research stays at renowned foreign institutions
• Integration into national and international research networks
• Sabbaticals to pursue work independent of project responsibilities

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

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
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-1/15”. Interviews with shortlisted candidates will be held at ASSA Meetings in January 2015 in Boston.

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

Phone +49 621 1235 250