Post-Doctoral Researcher in Development Economics

University of Luxembourg


Your Role
  • The post-doctoral researcher will be working within the Centre for Research in Economics and Management and is expected to contribute to research in the area of development economics. We particularly encourage researchers with interests in analyses of migration involving developing countries, environmental issues in developing countries or the evaluation of public policies in developing countries.
  • The main tasks include writing academic papers, participating actively in the life of the department (e.g. seminars, workshops), and interacting with the Ph.D. candidates, especially within the development group.
  • A contribution to teaching activities (up to 2 hours a week) is expected.
  • The post-doctoral researcher will be under the supervision of Michel Beine, Luisito Bertinelli and Arnaud Bourgain

Questions about the position should be sent to or


Your Profile
  • PhD degree in Economics with strong background in development economics.
  • Very good English language skills.
  • Willingness to work in an inter-cultural and international environment.
  • Curiosity and self-motivation.
We offer
  • Fully-funded position.
  • An exciting international and multilingual research environment.
  • Personal work space at the University (full-time contracts require the candidate to work at the University premises).
  • Gender-friendly workplace.
Further Information

Applications should be submitted online before 1 May, 2019 in English and should include the following:

  • A detailed curriculum vitae.
  • A motivation letter with a description of research interests and plans for the coming two years (2 pages max).
  • Copies of three research papers or a copy of the PhD Thesis.
  • Three letters of recommendation

Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview from 2 May, 2019 onwards.

The University of Luxembourg is an equal opportunity employer.

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