Open vacancy: Post doc researcher, Labour economics / Economics of education

We are looking for a post doc researcher to strengthen our Local public finance and provision of public services research group. Please apply by 31 Jan 2019.

We are looking for a post doc researcher to strengthen our Local public finance and provision of public services research group. We welcome applications especially from candidates with research interest and expertise in labour economics or economics of education.

The successful candidate is expected to develop his/her own research agenda and become an active member of the research group. The tasks include conducting research with other researchers of the group and independently as well as policy work and participation in project planning.

A successful candidate:

  • has a PhD in Economics by the time of appointment or soon after
  • has prior experience in applied microeconometric research
  • has excellent command of statistical software and excellent data management skills
  • is able to work independently and in a target-oriented manner
  • is highly proficient in spoken and written English

Information on the position:

Start date: 1 May 2019 or as agreed.
Duration of the position: 3 years fixed-term  
Gross starting salary: Approximately 3800–4200 euros per month.

Applications process:

Apply by: 31 January 2019 23:59
ID: 28-1376-2018 

Attachments:

  • a full CV
  • job market paper

Please indicate two persons who we can contact for a letter of recommendation.

Apply online through this link.

You may also send your application to kirjaamo@vatt.fi or
VATT Kirjaamo
PL 1279
00101 Helsinki

The application must include the ID of the vacancy.

Further information:

Kristiina Huttunen
Research professor
+358 50 549 3368
kristiina.huttunen@vatt.fi

Mika Kortelainen
Research leader
+358 295 519 421
mika.kortelainen@vatt.fi