JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2015 - January 31, 2016

University of Technology Sydney

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Centre for Policy and Market Design
Postdoctoral Researcher

JOE ID Number: 2015-02_111455127
Date Posted: 12/23/2015
Date Inactive: 01/31/2016
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Postdoctoral Researcher
Section: International: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Sydney, NSW, AUSTRALIA
JEL Classifications:
D4 -- Market Structure, Pricing, and Design
D7 -- Analysis of Collective Decision-Making
Market design, mechanism design, experiments
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Centre for Policy and Market Design at the University of Technology Sydney has several Postdoc openings. Research at the Centre focuses on the design of improved social, political, and economic institutions using theory and experiments. The research covers a wide range of policy and market topics see:

The Centre is seeking to fill:
- A Postdoc position in theory
- A Postdoc position in experimental
- A Postdoc position that combines the development and support of JAVA based auction/market software with (experimental) research in this area

Candidates for positions 1 and 2 should have completed their PhD in economics (or be near completion), and have a strong background in either theoretical or experimental research with a focus on auction/mechanism design, networks, or political institutions. Candidates for position 3 should have a strong background in programming, in particular JAVA. The position entails 50% programming time and 50% research, with some flexibility depending on the candidate’s interests and skills.

The start date and terms of the positions are negotiable. Applications will be reviewed starting January 1, 2016 on an ongoing basis until the positions are filled.

Application Instructions:
All applications should be submitted online at Applications must include a letter of application, a curriculum vitae, a research paper, and three letters of reference.

Online Application URL:
Informational URL:

Enquiries about the positions should be sent to the Director of the Centre for Policy and Market Design, Professor Jacob K. Goeree:

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 02/15/2016