University Assistant (PhD position)

Updated: 3 months ago
Job Type: PartTime
Deadline: 03 Jun 2022

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PhD position in Economics (20 hours/week - increase to 30 hours/week upon the submission of a doctoral thesis agreement)University of Innsbruck, Department of Public Finance Starting on 01.09.2022 or upon agreement, for 4 years.
Main tasks: PhD thesis in the field of Environmental Economics, International Economics, Economic Development, Empirical Economics, Applied Econometrics; collaboration in research projects; research collaboration at the Faculty and at the research area EPoS Economics, Politics & Society, teaching in the Department; participation in workshops and conferences; administrative tasksQualifications: Master in Economics or a related field (e.g. Statistics); very good command of English; experience in statistical data analysis and in the use of statistical software (e.g. Stata, R, Python); high interest in teamwork and collaborative research; proactive and creative approach to problem-solving.Applications should include a letter of motivation (in English, max 2 pages), CV, example of a scientific work (e.g. Master's thesis) and degree certificates of university studies.


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The University of Innsbruck is committed to raising the quota of female employees and therefore explicitly welcomes applications from qualified female scientists. In the case of female underrepresentation women with equal qualifications will be given priority.

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