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August 1, 2020 - January 31, 2021

ETH Zurich

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Postdoc: Behavioral Research on Innovation and Intellectual Property

JOE ID Number: 2020-02_111465844
Date Posted: 11/02/2020
Date Inactive: 01/31/2021
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Postdoc: Behavioral Research on Innovation and Intellectual Property
Section: International: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Zurich, SWITZERLAND
JEL Classifications:
L0 -- General
K2 -- Regulation and Business Law
L5 -- Regulation and Industrial Policy
intellectual property
behavioral economics
experimental economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Center for Law & Economics ( at ETH Zurich has approximately 60 group members from law, economics, political science and computer science. At the Center, Professor Stefan Bechtold invites applications for a Postdoc in Behavioral Research on Innovation and Intellectual Property.

We are looking for an ambitious, highly motivated postdoc who wants to apply experimental methods (lab, internet, field) to issues of innovation and/or intellectual property. The successful candidate will have the opportunity to pursue her/his own research agenda in a highly research-focused environment.

At our Center for Law & Economics, researchers can conduct internationally oriented fundamental research as part of a highly motivated team at a leading research university. We offer an interdisciplinary environment, close interaction, and excellent contacts with leading scholars at U.S. universities. We offer excellent working conditions and an internationally competitive salary. Teaching and administrative duties are limited. We provide support for attending international conferences and workshops, and for research stays abroad. Our offices are located in downtown Zurich, and the working language is English. The initial appointment will be for two years and can be renewed. The starting date is flexible.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 01/31/2021