Sunday, November 23, 2008

Doctoral Assistant Public Economics Switzerland

Doctoral Assistant Public Economics

University of Lugano (Switzerland)

The Institute for Microeconomics and Public Economics (MecoP) at the
Faculty of Economics, University of Lugano, invites applications for one
Doctoral Assistant position for up to four years. The starting date is
flexible. The working environment (including infrastructure and
remuneration for teaching and research assistance) is attractive.

The successful candidate will be a full-time PhD student at the
University of Lugano, under the supervision of Professor Jametti. As
such the candidate’s main focus will be on doctoral research and
completion of related PhD courses (with a possibility to pursue doctoral
courses at the Study Center Gerzensee). The research topics will be in
Public Economics and/or Fiscal Federalism with an emphasis on empirical
applications. In addition candidates will provide part-time assistance
in the institute’s research projects and teaching activities.

The ideal candidates have, or are upon completion of, a Master’s degree
in Economics, Econometrics or a related field.

To inquire or to apply for these positions please e-mail: Candidates should attach a complete CV and
the following information:

1. A transcript of your university education; 2. A description of
attended courses in Microeconomics and Econometrics specifying the
grade, the level and the main textbook used for each course; 3. The
names of two academic references that could be contacted for more

The received applications will be regularly reviewed until the position
is filled. Owing to the large number of enquiries received, only those
applicants whose profiles are likely to fit the positions will be
notified for further details and eventual interviews, by February 15, 2009.