JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)
August 1, 2014 - January 31, 2015
Position Title/Short Description
Section: International: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Madrid, SPAIN
D -- Microeconomics
J -- Labor and Demographic Economics
C -- Mathematical and Quantitative Methods
Full Text of JOE Listing:
CEMFI invites applications for a Researcher position to work on the sixth and seventh waves of the Survey of Health, Ageing and Retirement in Europe (SHARE) and to conduct independent research in empirical microeconomics.
The features of this position are:
• Duration: Up to 32 months, starting in February 2015 or later.
• The researcher will carry out tasks required for the development of the Survey and conduct independent research in empirical microeconomics.
• The tasks include: Translating the survey questionnaire, training the interviewers, monitoring the fieldwork, performing preliminary data analyses, data cleaning, and attending international meetings of the SHARE teams.
• Qualifications: To have a PhD in Economics or related field by the time of appointment or soon after. Good command of written and spoken English and Spanish. Experience in the empirical analysis of micro data. Expertise in household survey methodology will be a plus.
Candidates should submit a curriculum vitae, a statement of purpose, and three reference letters. Candidates should apply via , preferably by January 31, 2015, though the search will not be restricted to such candidates. Applications will be accepted until the positions are filled or the search is closed. CEMFI website: . SHARE website: .