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Research Fellow A in Economics

School of Economics

Location:  Guildford
Salary:  £32,817 to £34,804 per annum
Fixed Term until 30th June 2023
Post Type:  Full Time
Advert Placed:  Friday 13 November 2020
Closing Date:  Sunday 31 January 2021
Interview Date:  See advert
Reference:  047820

The School of Economics at the University of Surrey invites applications for a post-doc researcher (also known as a Research Fellow in the British system) in Economics. The appointee will work on an ESRC-funded project on the application of machine learning techniques in international trade research. Essential requirements for the position are a good knowledge of panel data econometrics (in particular, the estimation of models with high-dimensional fixed effects), as well as experience in coding in R, Matlab or Stata. Coding skills in C and C++ would be a plus, as would be a Background in international trade research.

The post is for a two-year period and our preferred start date is 1 July 2021.

The deadline for applications is 31 January 2021 (midnight UTC)

Interviews are scheduled to be held w/c 15th February 2021.

If you have any questions please contact Prof Holger Breinlich on h.breinlich@surrey.ac.uk 

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Please note, it is University Policy to offer a starting salary equivalent to Level 3.6 (£31,866) to successful applicants who have been awarded, but are yet to receive, their PhD certificate.  Once the original PhD certificate has been submitted to the local HR Department, the salary will be increased to Level 4.1 (£32,817).


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