We are looking for a post doc researcher

We are looking for a post doc researcher to strengthen our Social security, taxation and inequality research group.

We are looking for a post doc researcher to strengthen our Social security, taxation and inequality research group. We welcome applications from candidates with research interest in income inequality or other topics related to the role of taxes and social security benefits. Prior knowledge of Finlands social security and tax system is considered as an advantage

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 personnel security clearance may be obtained for a person chosen for an office or a post with his or her consent (Security Clearance Act 726/2014). For more information on the security clearance procedure and the rights of the person subject to clearance, visit www.supo.fi


  • 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

Scope of employment

  • Form of employment: Temporary employment
  • Scope: Office work
  • Commencement: 01/01/2020
  • Time-limited to: 31/12/2022 (temporary reinforcement of the research theme)
  • The position is shared by the agency.


Last application date: 31/10/2019 16:00
Reference number: 28-1148-2019
You can apply for this job via: Send a digital application via this link

You may also send your application to [email protected] or
VATT Kirjaamo
PL 1279
00101 Helsinki
The job reference (28-1148-2019) of the role must be cited both in the actual application and on the envelope. Applications will not be returned.


The competence requirement level for the position is V8/V9 . Gross starting salary is approximately 3800 4200 euros per month


  • Please attach your full CV to the application and indicate two persons who we can contact for a letter of recommendation.

Tomi Kyyrä, Research Professor, Tel. +358 295 519 427, Email: [email protected]
or Essi Eerola, Research Director, Tel. +358 295 519 407, Email: [email protected]