briq Postdoctoral Fellow

1 week ago Thu, Nov 10, 2022 1:00 PM

The Behavior and Inequality Research Institute (briq) invites applications for several positions as

Postdoctoral Fellow in Behavioral Economics/Economics of Inequality

for up to two years. The working location is Bonn, Germany.

The appointment process will place emphasis on top-level research and scholarship. Candidates are expected to have a strong background in economic theory and/or expertise in empirical research.

briq was founded in 2016 and is headed by Professor Armin Falk. The institute is closely connected to the economics department of the University of Bonn. Research at briq focuses on understanding individual decision-making, belief formation and behavior, as well as the causes and consequences of inequality. Examples include the study of the foundations of decision-making, behavioral applications in the fields of public and labor economics, and the malleability of moral behavior. A particularly important research focus at briq is early childhood development and the formation of socio-emotional and cognitive skills. Moreover, briq provides a platform for top-level researchers in behavioral economics and inequality by running a visitor program, regular workshops, conferences and summer schools.

The postdoctoral fellow program aims to enable and promote outstanding research by offering administrative as well as RA support for successful candidates. Positions come without any teaching responsibilities.

briq is an equal opportunity employer.

Please submit your electronic application including a CV, a list of publications, a motivation letter, your job market paper, up to two representative publications (optional), and at least two letters of reference by November 10, 2022 (1 p.m. CET) through our online application system.

We will conduct virtual interviews as part of the 5th European Job Market, which will take place on December 15­­­­ -18, 2022.

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Please feel free to contact Stefanie Sauter if you have any questions about your application.

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If you have any queries regarding this vacancy, please don’t hesitate to contact

Stefanie Sauter
Senior Organizational Manager

Telephone: +49 (228) 3894-701

briq - Behavior and Inequality Research Institute GmbH
Schaumburg-Lippe-Str. 5-9
Bonn 53113

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