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August 1, 2017 - January 31, 2018

Behavior and Inequality Research Institute (briq)

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briq Postdoctoral Fellow

JOE ID Number: 2017-02_111459240
Date Posted: 11/02/2017
Date Inactive: 12/15/2017
Position Title/Short Description
Title: briq Postdoctoral Fellow
Section: International: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Bonn, GERMANY
JEL Classification: D -- Microeconomics
Behavioral Economics/Economics of Inequality
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Behavior and Inequality Research Institute (briq) invites applications for several positions as briq Postdoctoral Fellow at the earliest possible date. The idea of the program is to attract outstanding new PhDs who are currently on the job market to spend up to two years at briq, before they start their regular faculty job.

The appointment process will place emphasis on top-level research and scholarship. Candidates are expected to have a strong background in economic theory and/or expertise in empirical research. The position does not include teaching responsibilities. We offer a competitive salary as well as travel and research funds.

briq is closely connected to the economics department of the University of Bonn. The research focuses on understanding individual decision-making and behavior, as well as the causes and consequences of inequality. briq provides a platform for top-level researchers in behavioral economics and inequality by running a visitors program, workshops, conferences and summer schools.

briq is an equal opportunity employer. In order to increase the number of women in leading academic positions, we specifically encourage women to apply.

Please submit your electronic application including a CV, a list of publications, a motivation letter, your job market paper, letters of reference and copies of your academic certificates by December 1, 2017 through our online application system [see link below].

We will conduct interviews at the AEA meetings in Philadelphia in January 2018.

For further information on the institute, please refer to

Please feel free to contact Ms. Maja Entner ( if you should have any questions about your application.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 12/01/2017