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Postdoctoral Researcher - International Corporate Taxation or Local Public Finance/Urban Economics

100%, Zurich, fixed-term

The Chair of Public Economics at D-MTEC invites applications for a postdoc position. The group`s main focus is on theoretical and empirical research in the area of public economics such as corporate taxation, fiscal federalism and public economy aspects of the digital economy, for instance.

Job description

The research strategy involves normative as well as political economy analyses. Preferences will be given to candidates with a specialization in international corporate taxation or local public finance/urban economics.

ETH Zurich offers internationally competitive working conditions. Living conditions in Zurich are excellent (Zurich is consistently ranked as one of the world`s premier cities in terms of living standards).

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Applicants should have recently earned a PhD in Economics (or should be near completion of the dissertation) and should have shown interest in the topics of the group. The preferred candidate has demonstrated her or his potential to conduct high-quality research, ideally by having some papers under revision or even accepted for publication in refereed international journals. The successful applicant is expected to independently conduct academic and policy-relevant research and to contribute to ongoing research projects of the group. Excellent command of English is required. The starting date is flexible.

ETH Zurich

ETH Zurich is one of the world’s leading universities specialising in science and technology. We are renowned for our excellent education, cutting-edge fundamental research and direct transfer of new knowledge into society. Over 30,000 people from more than 120 countries find our university to be a place that promotes independent thinking and an environment that inspires excellence. Located in the heart of Europe, yet forging connections all over the world, we work together to develop solutions for the global challenges of today and tomorrow.
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Interested?

We are looking forward to receiving your online application including

  • CV,
  • University transcripts,
  • 2-3 page research statement,
  • 2 academic references,
  • Copy of the PhD thesis and/or academic papers.

Please apply exclusively via the online application portal.

For further information about the Chair of Public Economics please visit our website. Please direct questions regarding the position to Prof. Marko Köthenbürger, koethenbuerger@ethz.ch (no applications).

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