Posted on: 22 November, 2018
Application deadline: December 19, 2018

2 open research positions on inequality, Research Institute Economics of Inequality, Austria

The Research Institute Economics of Inequality is currently inviting applications for a 30 hours/week third-party-funded project staff member position (pre-doc, employee subject to the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement for University Staff – Angestellte/r gemäß Kollektivvertrag für die Arbeitnehmer/innen der Universitäten; minimum gross monthly salary, paid 14 times per year: Euro 2,095.95, recognition of previous employment – if relevant to the advertised position – possible). This employee position will be limited to a period of four years, starting on February 01, 2019 (commencement date subject to change).

Qualified candidates with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply for this part-time position.

Responsibilities: The institute econornics of inequality (www.ineq.at) is a multidisciplinary research institute at the Vienna University of Economícs and Business, where professors of the Departments Economics and Socio-Economics research and analyse a wide variety of questions concerning economic, social and ecological inequality with a small team of young but highly qualified researchers. To extend our research team, we offer a pre-doc, third-party funded position.

Duties and responsibilities: – Contributing to research on inequality at INEQ (incl. topics on Distributional National Accounts, Tax Policy Reforms, or others) – Starting/proceeding with a PhD related to INEQ research topics – Supporting further research activities, teaching and administration at INEQ

Your Profile: – Strong BA and MA degree in the social sciences – Solid knowledge concerning economic modelling and/or empirical research including econometrics – Solid knowledge concerning data analysis and software (preferably R & git) – Potential in acquiring and executing research projects – Excellent command of English and German – Excellent organizational skills – Good communication and teamwork skills – Willingness to work independently, exactly and reliably – Willingness to assist with administrative duties and research work

Reference Number: 3793

Application materials can be submitted online until December 19, 2018.

Please apply on our homepage www.wu.ac.at/jobs.

Travel and lodging expenses: We regret that WU cannot reimburse applicants for travel and lodging expenses incurred as part of the selection and/or hiring process.

Equal opportunities: WU is dedicated to the principle of equal opportunities and is strongly committed to diversity and inclusion. Since WU seeks to increase the number of its female employees, especially in management positions, qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply. Women with equal qualifications are given priority. Qualified candidates with disabilities are also encouraged to apply. WU has established a Committee for Equal Treatment, which is involved in all selection proceedings pursuant to § 42 of the 2002 Universities Act.

 

The Research Institute Economics of Inequality is currently inviting applications for a 20 hours/week third-party-funded project staff member position (post-doc, employee subject to the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement for University Staff – Angestellte/r gemäß Kollektivvertrag für die Arbeitnehmer/innen der Universitäten; minimum gross monthly salary, paid 14 times per year: Euro 1,855.88. This employee position will be limited to a period of four years, starting on February 01, 2019 (commencement date subject to change).

Qualified candidates with disabilities are strongly encouraged to apply for this part-time position.

Responsibilities: The institute economics of inequality (www.ineq.at) is a multidisciplinary research institute at the Vienna University of Economics and Business, where professors of the Departments Economics and Socio-Economics research and analyse a wide variety of questions concerning economic, social and ecological inequality with a small team of young but highly qualified researchers.

To extend our research team, we offer an interesting and challenging job in a young and motivated team with flexible working hours. The post-doc position specifically focuses on empirical inequality research, both independently and in the context of currently running projects at the institute, INEQ has a strong track record of acquiring third-party funding and plans to actively support the successful candidate in submitting projects in order to augment this position to a full-time contract.

Duties and responsibilities: – Contributing to research on inequality at INEQ (incl. topics on Distributional National Accounts, Tax Policy Reforms, or others) – Perform independent research and extend excellent research in the field of inequality at INEQ – High quality scientific publications related to INEQ research topics – Supporting further research activities, teaching and administration at the INEQ institute

Your Profile: – Strong PhD in the social sciences – Strong academic record (in terms of publications, third-party funded research projects) – Prior research in topics related to INEQ research topics – Excellent skills in economic modelling and/or empirical research, incl. econometrics – Excellent skills in data analysis and software (preferably R & git) – Experience in acquiring and executing research projects – Experience in independently managing work packages – Excellent command of English and German – Excellent organizational skills – Good communication, social and teamwork skills – Willingness to assist with administrative duties and research work

Reference Number: 3794

Application materials can be submitted online until December 19, 2018.

Please apply on our homepage www.wu.ac.at/jobs.

Travel and lodging expenses: We regret that WU cannot reimburse applicants for travel and lodging expenses incurred as part of the selection and/or hiring process.

Equal opportunities: WU is dedicated to the principle of equal opportunities and is strongly committed to diversity and inclusion. Since WU seeks to increase the number of its female employees, especially in management positions, qualified women are strongly encouraged to apply. Women with equal qualifications are given priority. Qualified candidates with disabilities are also encouraged to apply. WU has established a Committee for Equal Treatment, which is involved in all selection proceedings pursuant to § 42 of the 2002 Universities Act.