The Institute of Health Economics (IHE) invites applications for the position of a
PhD Student (m/f/d) in health economics and/or development economics (Salary Scale 13 TV-L, 75 %)
starting 15 March 2023. The position is initially limited to two years, with the possibility of extension.
Responsibilities and duties
The successful candidate conducts research and engages in teaching related to health economics and/or development economics. Within the scope of the doctoral project, several empirical studies will be implemented, particularly large-scale randomized field experiments in the context of investment projects of international organizations such as the World Bank.
Candidates must have completed a scientific university degree (Diploma/Master) in Economics or a related discipline and proficiency in English. A strong Master's thesis is expected that documents advanced capabilities to apply empirical economic methods and use statistical software packages such as Stata, R, and Python. Excellent candidates have a research focus in health economics and/or development economics. Outstanding social, personal, and communication skills are expected.
The university aims to promote equality between women and men. For this purpose, the university strives to reduce under-representation in areas where a certain gender is under-represented. Women are under-represented in the salary scale of the advertised position. Therefore, qualified women are encouraged to apply. Moreover, we welcome applications from qualified men. Preference will be given to equally-qualified applicants with disabilities.
For questions regarding the position, please contact Arndt Reichert (Professor of Health Economics and Development, email: firstname.lastname@example.org
Detailed application materials (CV, Master's thesis, publication list, copies of university certificates, a short description of the past and future research plans, and a reference letter) should be submitted by 23 January 2023, citing Reference No. PhD_IHE_032023
, in electronic form to
or alternatively via postal mail to:
Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Universität Hannover
Institute of Health Economics
Attn. Ms. Andrea Waespi
Otto-Brenner-Str. 7, 30159 Hannover
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