Research Associate (Post-doc) – LIS and LISER

Research Associate
LIS and LISER, Esch-sur-Alzette, Luxembourg

The LIS Cross-National Data Center in Luxembourg (LIS) and the Luxembourg Institute of Socio-Economic Research (LISER) are seeking a Research Associate (post-doc) for a two-year fixed-term contract.  This position is in the context of the (LIS)2ER project – an initiative aiming at fostering collaborative research projects between LIS and LISER institutions and carry out research on policies to fight inequalities using LIS/LWS data (see https://www.lisdatacenter.org/projects/lis2er-initiative/).

The research associate will be tasked to :

  • Develop a distinctive research program in collaboration with researchers from LIS and LISER;
  • Develop the (LIS)2ER project, notably by undertaking innovative research, co-organizing events and attending to LIS-LISER visitors.

Profile:

  • Ph.D. in Economics, Sociology, Political sciences or other relevant discipline ;
  • Expertise in income/wealth inequality and poverty research, as well as knowledge of cross-country policy differences (welfare policies, labour market regulation, educational policies) ;
  • Extensive experience in quantitative research (possibly including policy evaluation or computational data driven methods) ;
  • Fluency in English (speaking and writing), any other language is considered as an asset.

Expected Start date: ideally on 1st May 2024, not later than 1st October 2024.

More information are available here

Deadline for application: 17th March 2024 at midnight CET