JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2020 - July 31, 2020

University of Cambridge

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Faculty of Economics
Cambridge-INET Institute Research Assistant/Associate (Fixed Term)

JOE ID Number: 2020-01_111464707
Date Posted: 02/03/2020
Date Inactive: 07/31/2020
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Cambridge-INET Institute Research Assistant/Associate (Fixed Term)
Section: International: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, UNITED KINGDOM
JEL Classification: 00 -- 00 - Default: Any Field
Salary Range: £26,715-£40,322
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Faculty of Economics, Cambridge University has two Postdoctoral Research Fellowships available for candidates working in Networks, crowds and markets and Transmission mechanisms and economic policy who have recently been awarded a doctoral degree or expect to receive their degree by September 2020. The Fellowships are for a period of three years.

The Fellowships will be based at the Cambridge-INET Institute. The Cambridge-INET Institute was created to facilitate critical enquiry and broaden and accelerate the development of economic thinking.

We welcome applications from researchers working on areas related to the below themes of the institute (a non-exclusive list of topics of interest is in parenthesis)

• Networks, crowds and markets (including theoretical, empirical and experimental research)
• Transmission mechanisms and economic policy (including firms and sectors in macroeconomics; households heterogeneity; monetary and fiscal policy in closed and open economies)

Successful candidates who have not yet received their PhD by September 2020 will be employed on University Grade 5 for Research Assistants starting at £26,715 to £30,942 per annum and once awarded their PhD the salary will be upgraded to Grade 7 for Research Associates (Fellowships), starting at £32,816 to £40,322 per annum.

Closing Date: 2 March 2020

Application Requirements:
  • External Application URL and Instructions Below
  • Letters of Reference Instructions Below
Application deadline: 03/06/2020
Reference Instructions:
3 references will be sought upon receipt of application.
Application Instructions:
To submit an application for this vacancy, please go to and click on the ‘Apply online’ button at the bottom of this page. This will route you to the University’s Web Recruitment System, where you will need to register an account (if you have not already) and log in before completing the online application form.

Queries may be directed to Marion Reusch, Cambridge-INET Institute Administrator,

Please quote reference JH22324on your application and in any correspondence about this vacancy.

Closing Date for applications: 2 March 2020