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To conduct a research project co-financed by the Leibniz Association, the Halle Institute for Economic Research (IWH) – Member of the Leibniz Association is offering a PhD Position (Doctoral Researcher) (f/m/x, 75%), assigned to the Department of Financial Markets, starting as soon as possible. The research project is headed by Dr Franziska Bremus (DIW Berlin) and Assistant Professor Dr Lena Tonzer (IWH Halle & VU Amsterdam). The place of employment is Halle (Saale), whereas research stays at the cooperating institutions are possible. Your remuneration entitlement corresponds to pay group 13 of the German public sector salary scheme TV-L.
What we offer
You will contribute to the third-party funded project “Distributional effects of macroeconomic policies in Europe” and become part of a dynamic team of economists regularly publishing its work in renowned international journals. You will find a well-equipped research infrastructure and an open-minded and cooperative working environment. The Halle Institute for Economic Research is closely linked with the national and international scientific community and offers excellent opportunities to gain academic qualifications. In particular, you will be given the opportunity to obtain a PhD degree.
You hold a high-quality master degree in economics or related fields and have very good knowledge of applied microeconometrics, experience in the analysis of microdata as well as in dealing with corresponding statistical software (e.g. Stata). Your working methods are self-responsible and structured. Organisational talent as well as team orientation and proficiency in English round off your profile. You are open to get in touch with the national and international scientific community and to cooperate with other IWH researchers. Participation in the IWH Doctoral Programme in Economics (IWH-DPE) and the Central-German Doctoral Program in Economics (CGDE), which IWH organises jointly with neighboring universities, is obligatory.
Fixed-term contract: Three years; an extension by one year is possible.
The contract will be limited to three years; an extension by one year is possible.
IWH is a family-friendly research institute that guarantees equal opportunities for women and men and specifically encourages women to apply for this position.
Halle Institute for Economic Research (IWH)
Kleine Maerkerstrasse 8, D-06108, Halle (Saale)
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