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Postdoctoral Research Fellow @New Zealand Work Research Institute

Auckland University of Technology City Campus

We are seeking a Postdoctoral Research Fellow for a two-year fixed-term appointment. The start date for the position is flexible. When a suitable candidate is found, we will work together to determine a mutually agreeable start date.

Our current research projects focus on utilising NZ’s population-wide administrative database (the Integrated Data Infrastructure) – which houses microdata about people and households, sourced from government agencies, as well as Statistics NZ surveys.

The key fields of interest are public economics; health education and labour economics; demography; and urban economics.

 The candidate must have:  

  • PhD in Economics (or near completion)
  • Strong empirical skills and experience using large linked administrative datasets and/or large-scale surveys
  • Experience and interest in labour/health/education/urban related topics
  • Highly competent using econometric software, such as Stata, R, etc.

The successful candidate will be expected to work in a team-based setting and publish high-quality applied research in labour, health, education economics and related fields. You will be working closely with the Institute Director, Professor Gail Pacheco and a core group of economists. Active participation in workshops and conferences is expected, as is the building of local and international research connections.  

Closing Date: 21st Feb 2021 11:55 PM 

Find more information and apply here.