Postdoctoral Researcher - International Corporate Taxation or Local Public Finance/Urban Economics

Updated: 3 months ago
Job Type: PartTime
Deadline: 12 Nov 2022

Postdoctoral Researcher - International Corporate Taxation or Local Public Finance/Urban Economics

The Chair of Public Economics at D-MTEC invites applications for a postdoc position. The group`s main focus is on theoretical and empirical research in the area of public economics such as corporate taxation, fiscal federalism and public economy aspects of the digital economy, for instance. The starting date is flexible. 

Job description

The research strategy involves normative as well as political economy analyses. Preferences will be given to candidates with a specialization in international corporate taxation or local public finance/urban economics.

We offer

ETH Zurich is a family-friendly employer with excellent working conditions. You can look forward to an exciting working environment, cultural diversity and attractive offers and benefits. Living conditions in Zurich are excellent (Zurich is consistently ranked as one of the world`s premier cities in terms of living standards).

Your profile

You should have recently earned a PhD in Economics (or be near completion of the dissertation) and should have shown interest in the topics of the group. Furthermore, you should have demonstrated your potential to conduct high-quality research, ideally by having some papers under revision or even accepted for publication in refereed international journals. In addition, you are expected to independently conduct academic and policy-relevant research and contribute to the group's ongoing research projects. Excellent command of English is required.

About ETH Zürich

ETH Zurich is one of the world’s leading universities specialising in
science and technology. We are renowned for our excellent education,
cutting-edge fundamental research and direct transfer of new knowledge
into society. Over 30,000 people from more than 120 countries find our
university to be a place that promotes independent thinking and an
environment that inspires excellence. Located in the heart of Europe,
yet forging connections all over the world, we work together to
develop solutions for the global challenges of today and tomorrow.

Curious? So are we.

We look forward to receiving your online application with the following documents:

  • CV
  • university transcripts
  • a 2-3 page research statement
  • two academic references
  • a copy of the PhD thesis and/or academic papers.

For further information about the Chair of Public Economics please visit our website . Please direct questions regarding the position to (no applications).

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