PhD Student in Empirical Innovation Economics

Updated: 26 days ago
Job Type: Permanent

In der aktuellen Covid-19 Situation laufen die Rekrutierungen weiter. Es kann dabei allerdings zu Verzögerungen kommen. Vielen Dank für Ihr Verständnis.


100%, Zurich, fixed-term

The KOF Swiss Economic Institute at the ETH Zurich is the leading institute for applied research in economics in Switzerland (www.kof.ethz.ch ).


Job description

You will work in the Division Innovation Economics. You will pursue a PhD in the fields of empirical innovation economics with a focus on digital transformation. You will contribute to our Swiss National Research Programm (NFP 77) project on the digital transformation (for more details: NFP 77 ).

We offer the opportunity to pursue a high-quality PhD at a renowned institution and to work in a dynamic and collaborative research environment. ETH Zurich offers internationally competitive working conditions. Gross salary will be in accordance with the regulations of ETH Zurich .


Your profile

You have a master's degree (or equivalent) in economics or any other related subject. You intend to conduct high-quality research. You have a clear interest in innovation economics, business economics, applied econometrics, and computer coding of statistical models. Rigorous training in econometrics and/or statistics is desired. A strong command of STATA or R is desired, Matlab or other programming languages is a plus. Good writing skills in German and English are mandatory. We support the career of women in economics and we encourage female candidates to apply.


ETH Zurich

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.

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