Post Doc In Personnel Economics/economics Of Education

Zürich, ZH, Switzerland

Job Description

Your tasks:

You conduct empirical projects on personnel economics and economics of education, collaborate with other researchers, and contribute to teaching and infrastructure tasks of our group. The position is strongly research oriented and you are invited to develop your own research area within the research orientation of the Chair/Leading House. You are expected to strive for excellent research performance, including publications in high quality international journals. You will have access to an excellent national and international network and work in a young, dynamic team that supports each other in terms of projects (with other post-docs, PhD students and assistant professors).

Your qualifications and interests:

  • Successful completion of PhD degree in business, economics, or related fields
  • First publications in the field of personnel economics/economics of education
  • In-depth knowledge of econometric methods
  • Commitment, ability to work in a team, willingness to take responsibility
  • Very good knowledge of written and spoken English; willingness to learn German

Our offer:

  • Interesting job in a dynamic research environment within one of the leading Economics Faculties in Europe
  • Opportunity to expand your own research and publication portfolio
  • Integration into excellent international networks
  • Diverse field of work and involvement with policy-relevant topics
  • Generous funding for research-related activities (conference visits, data acquisition, etc.)
  • Competitive salary in accordance with cantonal guidelines (

Your application:

Interested? Please send us your application documents (in one document) by email to
Prof. Dr. Dr. h.c. U. Backes-Gellner ( by no later than 19.12.2021.

For further information, please contact Dr. Simone Tuor Sartore (

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