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August 1, 2021 - January 31, 2022

ZEW – Leibniz Centre for European Economic Research

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6-year Postdoc with Tenure Option (100%, f/m/d) Labour Economics

JOE ID Number: 2021-02_111468443
Date Posted: 12/01/2021
Date Inactive: 01/31/2022
Position Title/Short Description
Title: 6-year Postdoc with Tenure Option (100%, f/m/d) Labour Economics
Section: International:Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Mannheim, Baden-Wuerttemberg, GERMANY
JEL Classification: J -- Labor and Demographic Economics
labour economics
jobs in europe
empirical research
policy advice

Status Update: Position has been filled
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The ZEW in Mannheim, Germany---30 minutes by train from Frankfurt International Airport---is one of the leading economic research institutes in Europe. The ZEW works at the frontier of empirical economic research and policy advice.

The ZEW invites applications for a full-time postdoc position in its Research Area "Labor Economics" for up to 6 years, with the subsequent possibility for tenure. Successful applicants' research should focus on social insurance or health-related aspects of work.

Salary is paid based on the TV-L statutory salary scale and its public sector benefits. German law offers up to 14 months of paid parental leave, mandated access to low-cost childcare from age 1, and universal kindergarten from age 3. Paid sick leave is available for up to 6 weeks, followed by paid medical leave. ZEW offers 30 days of fully paid vacation. Social insurance is very generous in an international comparison, and living costs low.

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Please submit your application (CV, 2 reference letters, a writing sample) citing the reference code AEA-LE_11-21 via the online application form on our website.
We consider applications until the position is filled, and encourage you to submit your application as soon as possible.

Application Requirements:
  • Letters of Reference
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 01/31/2022
Reference Instructions:
Reference letters can be submitted via JOE. Alternatively, applicants are free to submit their letters together with their application.