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Postdoctoral Position: Economic Demography

Posted: 1/17/2017 (Employment)

Department of Economic Demography at INED, the French Institute for Demographic Studies, based in Paris, invites applications for a post-doctoral associate appointment for two years beginning in mid-March 2017. The positions is funded by ANR (French research agency) for its project Growing old in a couple  (Vieillir à deux).  The activities will be performed in collaboration with the interdisciplinary team of researchers of the project from different institutions and the position will be attached to the “Economic Demography” research unit.

Profile: Doctoral degree in Social science (economics, quantitative sociology, or demography) and a research experience on one or more of the topics related to marriage, divorce, family, long-term care, retirement or time-use. Knowledge of statistical methods or econometrics is needed. Oral and written command of English and French will be appreciated.

Working conditions: Fixed-term contract of two years with effect from 15th March 2017. The gross salary will depend on previous experience and range between 2,350€ and 2,733€ monthly (gross). Travel funds are available to present research at meetings and conferences.

The post-doc fellow will participate to research in collaboration with the team members, will have access to administrative data, and help to the writing of funding reports and organization of workshops and conferences of the ANR project.  He/she can benefit from one day per week to finalize his/her own research.

Application procedure: The application, written in French or English, shall include:

  • a detailed CV
  • a two-page letter of interest that provides a clear picture of your current research and your future research plans, and describes your interests in the project.
  • two examples of writings (working paper, dissertation paper, or articles)
  • full contact information of two references

The application should be sent by mail to before 15th February 2017.

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Deadline: 02/15/2017

Location: Paris, France