MASARYK UNIVERSITY

Postdoc in the field of Transport Economics or Experimental Economics 

Location
Brno (CZ)
Posted
05 Dec 2017
End of advertisement period
28 Jan 2018
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

POSTDOC POSITION in the field of transport economics or experimental economics 

Department   Department of Economics Faculty of Economics and Administration 

Deadline    28 Jan 2018

Start date   spring/summer 2018
 
Masaryk University, Brno, Czech Republic invites excellent scientists to apply for 

POSTDOC POSITION in the field of transport economics or experimental economics 
  
Description: 

The Dean of the Faculty of Economics and Administration at the Masaryk University in Brno is seeking to appoint a Post-Doc Researcher in Economics. Candidates should have a background in transport economics or experimental economics. Preference is given to candidates with a strong background in economics who conduct empirical or experimental research. The successful candidate will be expected to work in close research collaboration with existing research teams at the Faculty and participate in the seminars and conferences organised at the Faculty. 
  
The successful candidate should: 

  • be a researcher who has received a PhD or its equivalent within the last 7 years 
  • be a researcher who has worked at least two whole years in the last three outside the territory of the Czech Republic in the field of research with a working time of at least 0.5 full-time equivalent, or who has been PhD student (or equivalent) abroad 
  • have a publishing record – in the last three years at least two publication outputs registered in the Thomson Reuters Web of Science, Scopus or ERIH PLUS databases and at the same time publications such as “articles”, “books”, “book chapters”, “letters” and “reviews”. The applicant must be the principal author of at least one publication (according to the subject specificity it may be as the first author, the corresponding/reprint author, or the role of the individual authors stated in the article) 
  • have a background in transport economics or experimental economics 
  • have experience with research projects (an advantage) 
  • have excellent communication skills and an ability to collaborate with multiple teams 


The application should include: 

  • a CV including a summary of work experience, publication activity, involvement in research grants, etc. 
  • a Cover Letter 
  • contact information for at least three references 
  • MU offers the opportunity to gain: 
  • an interesting job in a dynamically-expanding university area 
  • diverse and challenging work in an excellent research environment 
  • possible tenure track with an initial appointment for one year 
  • a professional team and pleasant working environment 
  • interaction with leading scientists in an inspiring, internationalised environment 
  • a Welcome Service for the successful candidate and his/her family  

Anticipated start date: The position is available from spring/summer 2018. 
  
The submission date is 28 January 2018. 

E-Application with attached documentation should be sent on-line from the MU webpage. 
  
Enquiries related to the research in transport and experimental economics conducted at the Faculty (or other informal enquiries) can be sent to krcalo@mail.muni.cz  
  
A review of applications will commence immediately after the deadline. Short-listed candidates will be invited for interview within one month of the deadline. 
  
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