The Halle Institute for Economic Research (IWH) – Member of the Leibniz Association is offering a
Post Doc Position (100%) (f/m)
at the Department of Financial Markets department (Professor Dr Michael Koetter), starting on January 1, 2017.
The contract will initially be limited to three years. The place of employment is Halle (Saale).
What we offer:
You will be embedded in an international, stimulating, and cooperative research
environment with an excellent infrastructure. The Halle Institute for Economic Research (IWH) – Member
of the Leibniz Association is closely linked with the national and international scientific community and
offers excellent opportunities to gain academic qualifications. You will conduct own research in the fields
of financial systems, banking and the effects of unconventional monetary policy actions with the goal to publish
in top journals. In the context of existing agreements with collaborating universities, there is the possibility
to gain teaching experience.
Your profile/Your motivation:
You have an excellent background in financial
economics and applied microeconometrics. You are interested in topics related to finance and growth, banking regulation,
and relationship banking. You are experienced with contemporary econometric and statistical methods to identify
causal effects empirically. You also have a record of innovative research papers that aim to be published in top
general interest and field journals of economics and finance. You are able to comprehend complex issues and communicate
them in a structured way. You like to work in an international team and are interested also transporting the policy
implications of scientific research to society.
What we expect:
You have successfully completed your PhD in economics or
finance with excellent results or are close to it. You demonstrated a strong interest in empirical research and
will conduct research independently. You contribute to linking the department with the national and international
scientific community, cooperating with other IWH departments, and supporting PhD students.
The IWH considers itself a family-friendly employer that
guarantees equal opportunities for women and men and hereby strongly encourages women to apply for this position.
Remuneration and benefits correspond to the German public sector salary scheme (up to pay group 13 Tarifvertrag der Länder, TV-L).
Candidates with disabilities and their peers are encouraged to indicate a severe disability in their application.
Your resume and CV with evidence of all qualifications should be addressed electronically in a single pdf file with
indication 2016-14 by October 30, 2016 to firstname.lastname@example.org
For inquiries, please contact Ms. Kristin Hüttner (Kristin.Huettner@iwh-halle.de
Tel +49 345 7753 831) or the department head Professor Dr Michael Koetter
, Tel +49 345 7753 727).