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Doctoral candidate (PhD student) in Economic Research, Luxembourg


The Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance of the University of Luxembourg has an opening for

1 Doctoral candidate (PhD student) in economic research (M/F)
A specialisation is foreseen in innovation economics.

  • Ref: F2E-DEC-PAU-14BUED (to be mentioned in all correspondence)
  • 3-year fixed-term contract, renewable once (up to a total of 4 years maximum), 40h/week.

Your Role
  • The doctoral candidate will be working within the Research Unit of CREA, the Centre for Research in Economics and Management. The doctoral candidate is expected to contribute to research projects in the area of innovation economics.
  • The candidate’s main task will be to prepare a doctoral thesis in the field of innovation economics or innovation management under the supervision of Professor Katrin Hussinger. The thesis has to be undertaken at the University of Luxembourg but can also be part of a joint supervision with another university.
  • Contribute to the teaching of classes ranging from one to three hours per week, of small group teachings and tutorials.

For more information concerning this position, please contact Prof. Katrin Hussinger, email:

Your Profile
  • Master’s degree in economics, management or a related field.
  • Basic knowledge of applied econometrics is required.
  • Advanced knowledge of applied econometrics and data handling skills are a plus.
  • Applicants should have obtained their diploma with a ‘distinction’.
  • Candidates should be fluent in written and spoken English.

We offer
  •  Personal work space at the University (full-time contract requires the doctoral candidate to work at the University premises).
  • Competitive compensation.
Further Information

Applications should be submitted online before September 30, 2015 in English and must include the following:

  •  A motivation letter.
  • A brief outline of the research plan for a PhD project (2 pages max).
  • A detailed curriculum vitae.
  • A transcript of concluded university studies
  • The name, current position and relationship to the applicant, of three referees.

Further Information

Application Deadline : 30 September 2015

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