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Postdoc position @ RWI

The research department “Labor Markets, Education, Population” at RWI is looking for a postdoctoral researcher (m/f/d) 100% for 3 years (possible extension), salary grade E 14 TV-L. The start date is flexible, but not later than October 2024. The postdoc position has a focus on Labor Economics.

Tasks will include:

  • conducting independent research by completing your papers that are already in the pipeline and by developing an ambitious research agenda within the department’s research focus
  • conducting research within the Horizon Europe SkiLMeeT project
  • writing proposals for and collaborating on third-party funded projects, both as a project leader and as a team member
  • working together with the department’s PhD students and guiding their academic development

The successful applicants will:

  • have completed a PhD in Economics and show a deep understanding of applied econometrics
  • be experienced in analyzing micro data, such as administrative labor market histories or household surveys
  • have knowledge or a keen interest in working with natural language processing methods, e.g. analyzing online job vacancies
  • have successfully published in peer-refereed journals or have promising research in progress
  • have an excellent command of English and strong writing skills. Good knowledge of German is desirable, but not a prerequisite
  • have some experience in leading and contributing to commissioned research projects
  • enjoy working independently as well as in a team

Application deadline: April 15, 2024.

Find more information here.