Postdoctoral Position in Agricultural Economics

WorkplaceZurich, Zurich region, Switzerland


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100%, Zurich, fixed-term

ETH Zurich is one of the world's leading universities specialising in science and technology. It is renowned for its excellent education, its cutting-edge fundamental research and its efforts to put new knowledge and innovations directly into practice. The Agricultural Economics and Policy Group , led by Prof. Dr. Robert Finger, uses different quantitative methods to investigate agricultural policies and agricultural risk management instruments with a focus on Swiss and European agriculture.

Job description

We are looking for a postdoctoral researcher with a strong background in agricultural economics. You are expected to strengthen our research in the fields of climate risk management in agriculture and/or agricultural policy analysis. We are looking for a candidate with strong methodological expertise in one or more of these fields: econometrics, spatial econometrics as well as optimization, simulation and agent-based models.

We are offering a full-time position in a dynamic research team of agricultural economists in an excellent research and learning environment. Salary and social benefits are provided according to ETH Zurich rules. The preferred starting point is Spring 2022, the position is scheduled for 2 years, with options for extension. You will work in an environment allowing you to develop a strong research record and gain teaching experiences.

Your profile

You have a PhD degree (or will be close to completion) in agricultural economics, excellent academic qualifications and strong analytical and writing skills and ability to work in an interdisciplinary environment. Experiences in teaching and supervision as well as knowledge of German or French are not required but a plus.

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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In your application, please refer to and reference JobID 54075.

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