JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2017 - January 31, 2018

Cambridge University

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School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Faculty of Economics
ERC Funded Postdoctoral Research Fellowships (Fixed Term)

JOE ID Number: 2017-02_111459054
Date Posted: 10/20/2017
Date Inactive: 01/31/2018
Position Title/Short Description
Title: ERC Funded Postdoctoral Research Fellowships (Fixed Term)
Section: International: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Cambridge, UNITED KINGDOM
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Salary Range: £25,728 - £38,833
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Vacancy Reference No: JH13558

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available for 2 years in the first instance, with potential to be extended to a third year.

The faculty of Economics is looking to hire a post-doctoral candidate starting September 2018.

There is no required teaching.

We are primarily looking for a micro-econometrician/applied econometrician/empirical-IO researcher with reasonable programming skills. The post is attached to Dr Debopam Bhattacharya’s ERC project on welfare analysis in discrete choice settings (EDWEL). Interest in discrete choice modelling, demand analysis and familiarity with consumer databases are desirable. The candidate will have flexibility in terms of the research, and will be an active member of the Economics faculty and the Econometrics group.

Salary for Research Assistants start at £25,728 to £30,688* per annum and once awarded their PhD the salary will be upgraded to Research Associates (Fellowships), starting at £31,604 to £38,833 per annum.

Applications should consist of:
- A Curriculum Vitae;
- Expression of Interest Cover Letter;
- Job Market Paper;
- Supplementary material containing other available research papers;
- Three references

Full job description and application procedure:


Further Information:

Closing Date: 19 November 2017

Application Requirements:
  • External Application URL and Instructions Below
  • Letters of Reference Instructions Below
Application deadline: 11/19/2017
Reference Instructions:
References should be directed to Katia Averina, Personnel Assistant, email:
Application Instructions:
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