MASARYK UNIVERSITY

Postdoc Position in Transport Economics/Applied Micro

Location
Brno, Czech Republic
Posted
08 Feb 2019
End of advertisement period
15 Apr 2019
Ref
44950
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Department of EconomicsFaculty of Economics and Administration

Deadline 15 Apr 2019

Start date Septemper 2019

The Department of Economics at the Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic, seeks to recruit a Post-Doc researcher in Transport Economics/Applied Micro. This position is from September 2019 till December 2022.

RESPONSIBILITIES:

The successful candidate will collaborate on a project “New mobility ­- high-speed transport systems and transport behavior of the population”, CZ.02.1.01/0.0/0.0/16_026/0008430. The main responsibility involves data analysis and writing research papers for international peer-reviewed journals in Transport Economics, Economics Geography and Economics. The position does not include teaching obligations.

REQUIREMENTS:

Candidates are expected to hold Ph.D. in Economics, or be close to finishing their Ph.D. Strong background either in transport economics or applied micro will be considered. The knowledge of Czech language is not required.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

The application deadline is April 15, 2019. Please submit: (1) a letter stating your interest in the research position, (2) CV, (3) copy of your job market paper, (4) 2 letters of reference (5) copy of other research paper (optional). E-Application with attached documentation should be sent on-line from the MU webpage https://www.muni.cz/en/about-us/careers/vacancies/44950. In case you have any questions related to the research project or the working conditions please contact the head of the economics department Zdeněk Tomeš <tomes@econ.muni.cz>.

ABOUT BRNO AND THE SCHOOL

Brno is a city of approximately 500,000 inhabitants, located in the east of the Czech Republic with Prague and Vienna within two hours by public transport. The city offers high quality of life. There are several universities located in Brno with a total of 86,000 students that makes it an international and livable city. The Faculty of Economics and Administration is located in a beautiful residential area 10 minutes from the city center by public transport. The Department of Economics includes 20 faculty members. The main research areas of the department are Transport Economics (http://www.itregep.cz/en/), Experimental Economics (http://mueel.econ.muni.cz/), and Macroeconomics.