Fellowship Positions in Experimental Law & Economics

100%, Zurich, temporary

The newly established research group, headed by Professor Dr. Alexander Stremitzer at ETH Zurich conducts lab, internet, and field experiments on legal and social institutions. We are looking to fill Fellowship Positions in Experimental Law & Economics.

Job description

The fellows will be involved in all aspects of the research, including project planning, research design, data analysis, presentation of findings at conferences, and preparation of manuscripts for submission to leading peer-reviewed journals and law reviews. Postdocs will have the opportunity to co-author papers with lab colleagues, work with an array of affiliated faculty from ETH Zurich and the University of Zurich, and develop independent projects related to these research areas. Organizational and teaching duties are limited to a few hours per week. Our offices are located in downtown Zurich, and the working language is English. The appointment will be for at least one year. Salaries are internationally competitive, paid according to ETH standards.

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The ideal candidate will be a JD/PHD with a strong background in social sciences (e.g., economics, psychology, political sciences) who has just completed a Fellowship Program (or equivalent) at a leading law school and will want to devote an extra year to experimental research in preparation of the legal job market. However, we also welcome applications of other highly qualified candidates.

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 look forward to receiving your online application, including a cover letter, CV, graduate school transcripts, a writing sample, and contact details of at least two referees. Please note that we exclusively accept applications submitted through our online application portal. Applications via email or postal services will not be considered.

For further information, please visit www.lawecon.ethz.ch. Questions regarding the position should be directed to Prof. Alexander Stremitzer by email at alexander.stremitzer@gess.ethz.ch (no applications).

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