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Research Associate (Post-doc, f/m) – LISER

Research Associate  for the Living Conditions Department
LISER, Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg

Applications are invited from suitably qualified candidates for a 39-month full-time fixed-term contract as a Research Associate in Economics within the Living Conditions Department. This position is part of the FNR-CORE project “SPIN – Spatial Economics of Income Distribution across Borders: Drivers of Spatial Inequalities using Microsimulation” and will be under the supervision of Dr. Denisa M. Sologon.

The SPIN project will enhance the understanding of the nature of spatial inequalities in disposable income in cross-border regions in Europe and the role played by tax-benefit policies, labour mobility/commuting and housing in shaping spatial income inequalities.


  •  undertake research in the area of spatial welfare in cross-border regions using microsimulation techniques;
  • contribute to the implementation of the SPIN project in line with the project plan.

Candidates should have excellent communication and organizational skills, be highly motivated and passionate about developing new research, and have strong documentation, oral and interpersonal skills.

Essential Criteria:

  • PhD in Economics or related discipline;
  • Evidence of track record in writing and publishing peer reviewed papers;
  • Evidence of experience in handling large scale datasets;
  • Experience in statistical and econometric analysis of micro datasets.

More information are available here.

Please note that the position will remain open until filled.