Department of Economics

Predoctoral Research Associate in Economics at the Chair of Globalization and Labor Markets
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The Department of Economics of the University of Zurich invites applications for the position of a Full-Time Predoctoral Research Associate in Economics. The Research Associate receives an appointment of two years at the Department of Economics and will work closely with Prof. David Dorn.

Your responsibilities

Specific responsibilities include obtaining, organizing and cleaning data, analyzing data using statistical software, presenting results, and writing documentation and reports. See for past research projects and data outputs.

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What we offer

The position offers an opportunity to gain first-hand experience in developing cutting-edge empirical research. It will support research projects on labor markets, globalization, technological change, and political economy.

Place of work

Schönberggasse 1, 8001 Zürich, Switzerland

Start of employment

The Pre-Doc is a full-time position with a flexible start date around September 2024 and end date in summer 2026. It offers a competitive salary. The successful candidate will join a motivated team of young researchers in Zurich who work in a dynamic environment that offers frequent interaction with other research assistants, PhD students, faculty members, and access to seminar series. Alumni of the University of Zurich's Pre-Doc program have subsequently gone on to many prestigious PhD programs in Europe and the United States.

Complete applications including motivation letter, CV, and academic transcripts should be uploaded via the 'apply now' button. Applicants should also arrange for two reference letters, ideally written by supervisors of past research-related activities, to be uploaded via the same button. The screening of applications will start on April 22, 2024.

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