Postdoctoral Positions in Experimental Law & Economics

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100%, Zurich, fixed-term

The newly established research group, headed by Professor Dr. Alexander Stremitzer  at ETH Zurich conducts lab, internet, and field experiments on legal and social institutions. We are looking to fill Postdoctoral Positions in Experimental Law & Economics.


Job description

The postdocs will be involved in all aspects of the research, including project planning, research design, data analysis, presentation of findings at conferences, and preparation of manuscripts for submission to leading peer-reviewed journals and law reviews. Postdocs will have the opportunity to co-author papers with lab colleagues, work with an array of affiliated faculty from ETH Zurich and the University of Zurich, and develop independent projects related to these research areas. Organizational and teaching duties are limited to a few hours per week. Our offices are located in downtown Zurich, and the working language is English. The appointment will be for at least one year and up to three years (contingent on satisfactory performance). Salaries are internationally competitive, paid according to ETH standards .


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The ideal candidate will have, at the time of appointment, completed a PhD in experimental social science (e.g. economics, psychology, political science) or related fields and preferably some legal training. Applicants should have graduate-level expertise in experimental methods (lab, internet, field experiments). Strong skills in mathematical modelling would be an additional plus.


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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