Pre-Doctoral Research Fellow 100 % The Department of Economics at the University of Zurich is a leading European research center.
With more than 200 employees we represent a wide range of research interests in all areas of economics, microeconomics, and neuroeconomics.
The research conducted at the department has an interdisciplinary focus, combining modern economics with elements of history, political science, psychology, biology, and sociology.
Prof. Lorenzo Casaburi is looking for a Pre-Doctoral Research Fellow to work on several projects on agricultural markets and finance in Sub-Saharan Africa.
The projects build on field experiments and on the analysis of administrative databases. Your responsibilities We expect to involve the candidate in all stages of research - brainstorming, literature reviews, field experiment design and supervision, model building, data processing, data analysis, data visualization and writing.
Your profile The position would be ideal for a recent graduate who is interested in going on to do a PhD in Economics or a related field.
The candidate must possess (at the time of starting) a Master's or Bachelor's degree with excellent grades in Economics or another quantitative field (such as, but not limited to, Biology, Computer Science, Engineering, Mathematics, or Physics).
Candidates need experience with Stata. Knowledge of other statistical programs such as R or Python is welcome. We are looking for a person who enjoys independent problem-solving and thrives on taking high-level directional advice and then running with this advice as far as possible.
What we offer We offer varied and interesting work in an inspiring and socially relevant environment. Diversity and inclusion are important to us.
Place of work Schönberggasse 1, 8001 Zürich Start of employment Employment start date : February 1, 2021 Length of commitment : one or two years (two preferred) Please submit your application by January 11, 2021 - Economics / Business - économie / Entreprise - Wirtschaft / Betriebswissenschaft - Life Sciences - Sciences de la vie - Biowissenschaften - Reference : jobs.myscience.ch / id49195