The Chair of Public Policy (Prof. Dr. Monika Bütler) at the Swiss Institute for Empirical Economic Research (www.sew.unisg.ch) is recruiting a:
The successful candidate will participate in the PhD program in economics and finance (www.pef.unisg.ch) and take part in teaching and research activities of the chair.
Candidates should hold a Master degree in Economics and have a research interest in empirical topics in public policy, social insurance, and/or political economy. Very good writing and quantitative skills are essential. Fluency in English is required.
We will consider applications until the position is filled. The starting date is September 1, 2017. To apply, please send a cover letter, your CV (including references from prior internships/job positions and contact information for at least one academic reference), university transcripts, and a short statement of your research interest. Please submit all files electronically in a single PDF file named “PhD application - [Your Name]” and with the same subject name to firstname.lastname@example.org. For further information, see our webpages or contact us directly.