Pre-doctoral Research Fellow-Applied Political Economy & Media Economics-Universitat Pompeu Fabra

Barcelona, Catalonia, es
Company: UNIVERSITAT POMPEU FABRA
Category: Management Occupations
Published on 2021-06-21 10:05:00

The Department of Economics at Pompeu Fabra University (Prof. Ruben Durante) is looking to hire a Pre-Doctoral Fellow/Research Officer for next academic year to work in the area of applied political economy and media economics.

The position is for one year and is well-suited for BA or Master’s program graduates who wish to gain first-hand experience in research before entering a PhD program. Former RAs of Prof. Durante have gone on to join doctoral programs at Berkeley, Princeton, Northwestern, Yale, LSE, Brown, INSEAD, and other top and European schools.

The ideal candidate would have a strong quantitative background, excellent research and analytical skills, and experience working with Stata and other programming languages. Knowledge of Python is required; proficiency of GIS is a plus. Curiosity, energy, initiative, and attention to details are also very important.

The position offers the opportunity to perform interesting and intellectually challenging work and to benefit from a vibrant academic environment, as well as a competitive salary.


Offer Requirements

  • REQUIRED LANGUAGES ENGLISH: Excellent
  • Skills/Qualifications

    The ideal candidate would have a strong quantitative background, excellent research and analytical skills, and experience working with Stata and other programming languages. Knowledge of Python is required; proficiency of GIS is a big plus. Curiosity, energy, initiative, and attention to details are also very important.

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