Institut, Seminar, Klinik / Institute, Department, Clinic
Department of Economics
Abteilungsbeschreibung / Description of UZH unit
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.
Aufgabenbereich / Responsibilities
For the interdisciplinary project Measuring Economic Growth and Welfare in 19th Century Switzerland funded by the SNSF we invite applications for a postdoc position (starting date : 1.
1.2019, 80% position). The project aims at estimating and analyzing measures for regional economic activity and welfare for Switzerland in the early 19th century, based on unexplored archival sources.
Beschäftigungsgrad / Workload in %
80 % (4 years)
Anforderungen / Qualifications
The successful candidate will be a young researcher with strong quantitative skills, holding a PhD in Economics / Economic History or related disciplines.
Excellent working knowledge of English and reading skills in French, German or Italian are absolute requirements.
Sprachkenntnisse / Language requirements
English, reading skills in French, German or Italian
Wir bieten / We offer
For additional information about an employment at the University of Zurich please visit http : / / www.pa.uzh.ch / en / Willkommen-an-der-UZH.html