Centre for European Economic Research (ZEW). Mannheim, 04.12.2017
Postdoctoral Researcher (100 %)
The main focus of your activities at ZEW will be conducting empirical analyses in the area of corporate taxation. The position is suitable for researchers who have completed or are about to complete their doctorate in business administration or economics in an area related to taxation.
Candidates should thus have in-depth knowledge of taxation from either a public finance or a business administration perspective and expertise in empirical tax research. Candidates should also have an interest in tax policy debates and in designing and leading third-party funded projects addressing EU institutions. On top of this, candidates should have excellent writing skills. The position does not involve any teaching responsibilities. Fluency in English is required; command of German would be appreciated.
ZEW is offering the successful applicant the chance to take on an exciting and challenging role in a dynamic research environment. ZEW's vast international network of partner institutions as well as the great number of projects involving international cooperation also offer many exciting opportunities for future career development. ZEW also provides active support to postdocs in gaining their postdoctoral qualification (Habilitation), for example by supporting research visits at prestigious universities and research institutions abroad.
This is a full-time position for an initial period of 2 years, with the possibility of extension for another 3 years. Remuneration is based on the TV-L statutory salary scale and its associated public sector benefits.
If interested, please submit your application (including a motivation letter, CV, and two references) by 15 January 2018 quoting the reference code "Z-UB-11/17-Tax" via the online application form on our website.