JOB : Post-doctoral position, NCCR – on the move, The Graduate Institute, Geneva — LIMITE : 31/05/2020

The National Center of Competence in Research nccr – on the move aims to enhance the understanding of contemporary migration patterns. Transcending disciplines, the NCCR brings together research projects from the social sciences, economics and law. Managed from the University of Neuchâtel, the network comprises eleven Higher Education Institutions in Switzerland. The NCCRs promote long-term research networks in areas of strategic importance for Swiss science, the Swiss economy and Swiss society. At the Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies of Geneva we are seeking applicants for a Postdoctoral Position in Economics.

The successful applicant is expected to carry out research and contribute to research projects in the area of international migration, education and labor markets, under the supervision of Professor Martina Viarengo. This position is financed by the nccr – on the move. The position is based at The Graduate Institute, Geneva, with periodical travels to the University of Neuchâtel.Starting date:September 1st, 2020 or upon mutual agreement. The initial appointment will be for an academic year, with a possibility of extension for a second academic year conditional on satisfactory performance.


-PhD in Economics or related fields;-Areas of expertise: economics, applied econometrics, migration;

-Promising publication record;-Experience with econometric and statistical software (e.g. Stata, R);

-Excellent oral and written command of English (knowledge of French would be an asset).

Submitting application:

Applications should be submitted before the 31st of May 2020. Interested candidates should send their application consisting of a CV, cover letter and a research paper to Prof. Viarengo at (title: NCCR – PostDoc Position). For additional information about the position, please contact Prof. Viarengo.

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