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Post Doc Position(s) at Center for Economic Behavior and Inequality (CEBI) and the Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen (UCPH)

CEBI and the Department of Economics invites for applications for 1-2 Post Doc Positions. The positions will have a duration of 1-3 years. Employment is expected to begin as soon as possible. 
CEBI is a new center of excellence funded by the Danish National Research Foundation. CEBI aims to address the role of behavior in generating inequality and the underlying sources of such behavioral inequality. The focus is on empirical research and on exploiting the globally unique Danish data research infrastructure to combine population administrative registers on individuals’ choices and outcomes with information about their behavioral characteristics obtained from large-scale controlled experiments and large-scale surveys. A variety of research approaches will be applied, including reduced form analysis to measure the behavioural effects of policy interventions, structural modelling of economic behaviour, and experiments to identify various aspects of economic behaviour. CEBI is looking for excellent candidates who have strong experience with these research approaches and are interested in doing empirical research within the Center’s research areas. 
 
Qualifications 
Employment as Post Doc at the Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen, requires a PhD degree in economics.

Salary and conditions of employment  
Salary and conditions of employment will be in accordance with the agreement between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations (AC). The annual salary for postdoctoral researchers is within the range DKK 388,000 – 409,000 (EUR 52,200 – 55,000 app.). In addition to the salary paid directly to you, the University will also pay a monthly contribution to your pension fund corresponding to 17.1 % of your salary. Negotiation for additional supplements will be possible. A special tax scheme is offered for researchers recruited abroad, see http://ism.ku.dk/onarrival/taxes/ 
 
A postdoctoral position is a fixed-term academic position. The position is weighted in favor of research. Therefore, it will and may not necessarily contribute sufficiently with pedagogical competencies in order to qualify for appointment as Associate Professor/Senior Researcher. 
 
Application 
Applications should include the following parts:  
1) application, including reasons for applying for this position (max. 2 pages)  
2) curriculum vitae, including list of publications 
3) diplomas – all relevant certificates 
4) publications to be considered in the assessment (max. 5) 
 
The parts must be clearly labeled with the above-mentioned numbers.  
 
Please note that applications will be assessed on the basis of these mandatory enclosures. Applicants cannot expect for any additional documentation to be taken into account in the assessment. 
 
Application procedure  
After the expiry of the deadline for applications, the authorized recruitment manager selects applicants for assessment on the advice of the Appointments Committee. All applicants are then immediately notified whether their application has been passed for assessment by an expert assessment committee. Selected applicants are notified of the composition of the committee and each applicant has the opportunity to comment on the part of the assessment that relates to the applicant him/herself. You can read about the recruitment process at http://employment.ku.dk 
 
The University of Copenhagen wishes to encourage everyone interested in this post to apply, regardless of personal background.  
 
For further information about CEBI and the Post Doc Positions please contact the CEBI Center Administrator Tine Ceccardi (email tine.ceccardi@econ.ku.dk). 
 
The deadline for applications including enclosures is 1 November 2017 (at Midnight 23:59 Danish Time). Interviews will be held as quickly as possible hereafter.
 
Please note: Applications must be submitted and documents must be uploaded online. Press “Apply now” and fill in the application form. Applications sent by regular mail or by e-mail will not be accepted. 
 
Also please note that it is only possible to upload one document per attachment category. If more than one document has to be uploaded in the same category, please make sure that the documents are scanned and collected in one file. 
 
Applications received after deadline will not be taken into account.  
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Tine Greir Ceccardi

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Application deadline: 01-11-2017
Employment start: Start as soon as possible
Working hours: Full time
Department/Location: Økonomisk Institut

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