Research Scientist in Economics
University of Luxembourg
Luxembourg, Luxembourg  
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The University of Luxembourg aspires to be one of Europe’s most highly regarded universities with a distinctly international and interdisciplinary character .

It fosters the cross-fertilisation of research and teaching , is relevant to its country, is known worldwide for its research and teaching in targeted areas, and is establishing itself as an innovative model for contemporary European Higher Education.

The University s core asset is its well-connected world-class academic staff which will attract the most motivated, talented and creative students and young researchers who will learn to enjoy taking up challenges and develop into visionary thinkers able to shape society.

The Faculty of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences (FHSE) brings together expertise from the humanities, linguistics, cognitive sciences, social and educational sciences.

People from across 20 disciplines are working within the Faculty. Along with the disciplinary approach a very ambitious interdisciplinary research culture has been developed.

The faculty’s research and teaching focuses on social, economic, political and educational issues with the common goal of contributing to an inclusive, open and resourceful society.

The FHSE offers four Bachelor and 15 Master degrees and a doctoral school providing students with the necessary knowledge and high-qualified skills to succeed in their future career.

The Behavioural and Social Sciences develop and advance scientific knowledge about the brain, human cognition, social behaviour, and culture, including research on the interplay between individuals and their physical, economic and social environments as well as their development across the life span.

They are crucial for the understanding of the interactions between health, individual behaviour, cognition, personality, social environment, and contextual factors.

Your Role

The research scientist will be a member of the Department of Behavioural and Cognitive Sciences within the Faculty of Humanities, Education and Social Sciences at the University of Luxembourg.

He / she will work in the Institute of Health and Behaviour. In collaboration with the members of the Institute, he / she will :

  • Develop research on measuring individual and social well-being
  • Disseminating results through scientific publications
  • Attending scientific conferences and workshops
  • Interacting with the other members of the Department and participate in project meetings
  • Offer research assistance
  • Contribute in preparing research proposals
  • Your Profile

  • PhD in Economics
  • Recognized and creative contributions in research in Public Economics, Labour Economics and Applied Microeconomics
  • Experience of at least two years as postdoctoral researcher in academia
  • Extensive experience in quantitative research (Stata, R, etc.)
  • Fluent in English (speaking and writing)
  • We Offer :

  • Personal workspace (full-time contract requires to work on the University premises)
  • Stimulating work environment
  • A competitive salary
  • An exciting international and multidisciplinary research environment
  • Resources for the participation to international meetings
  • In Short

  • Contract Type : Contrat à durée indéterminée
  • Work Hours : Temps plein 40.0 Heures par Semaine
  • Location : Belval
  • Starting date : May 2021
  • Job Reference : UOL04034
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