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Postdoc in Economics, Luxembourg


The Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance of the University of Luxembourg has an opening starting on February 15, 2016 for a

Post-Doctoral Researcher in Economics (M/F)
A specialisation is foreseen in economics of population aging, cultural economics and applied econometrics.

  •  Ref: F2-110020 (to be mentioned in all correspondence)
  •  2-year fixed-term contract, 40h/week, potentially renewable for one year.

Your Role
  •  The candidate will be working within the Research Unit CREA. The candidate is expected to contribute to an ongoing research project on the economics of population aging.
  • The candidate will be under the supervision of Professor Andreas Irmen.

The candidate is expected to:

  • contribute to the research activities (seminars, conferences, workshops) of CREA and of the Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance
  • provide assistance to PhD candidates
  • undertake teaching activities up to two hours per week
  • tutor students

Information requests about working conditions and research objectives are to be sent to Ms Elisa Ferreira

For more information concerning this position, please contact:

Professor Dr. Andreas Irmen
University of Luxembourg
Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance
162a, avenue de la Faïencerie
L – 1511 Luxembourg
Tel.: ++352 - 46 66 44 61 19
Fax.: ++352 - 46 66 44 63 41

Your Profile
  • PhD in Economics
  • Excellent knowledge of and ability to conduct independent research at a post-doctoral level with the objective of publishing in international, peer reviewed journals
  • Linguistic skills needed to evolve in a multilingual environment. Fluency in English is required, good knowledge of either French or German is a plus
  • Ability and willingness to work in team
  • Record of published or forthcoming articles in scientific journals will be an advantage

We offer
  •  A dynamic research center in a newly created university
  • Personal work space at the University (full-time contract requires the candidate to work in the University premises)
  • Excellent contacts with research groups in neighboring universities
  • An exciting international environment
  • A competitive salary
Further Information

Applications in English should be submitted online, and must include the following:

  •  A motivation letter
  • A detailed curriculum vitae
  • A copy of the PhD diploma
  • A short research program
  • A list of publications
  • A copy of the two most relevant publications or working papers
  • The name, position and address of one referee, with an indication of his/her relation to the candidate

Further Information

Application Deadline : 30 November 2015

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