PhD Researcher in Economics and/or Statistics

ETH Zurich

Zurich, Switzerland

The Business Tendency Surveys division at KOF focusses on setting up, supervising and analysing qualitative surveys amongst firms related to the economic situation in Switzerland.

You will apply econometric and statistical methods with the purpose of improving and analysing the firm surveys conducted at KOF. Additional tasks of this position include research on and analysis of the Swiss economy and commenting on business tendency survey results.

We are looking for an outstanding researcher interested in pursuing a PhD in Economics or Statistics. You should have the potential to conduct high-quality research and show a clear interest in economic surveys as well as the Swiss economy. An excellent command of German is required; a good command of English and French is recommended. Knowledge of the statistical software R is an advantage, however, not a prerequisite.

ETH Zurich offers
internationally competitive working conditions. The starting date of this position is subject to negotiation. Gross salary will be in accordance with the regulations of ETH Zurich.

We look forward to receiving your online application including a motivation letter with a short description of your research interests, a curriculum vitae, a complete academic transcript with undergraduate and graduate courses, copies of diplomas/certificates and contact information for 2-3 potential referees. Please note that we exclusively accept applications submitted through our online application portal. Applications via email or postal services will not be considered. Unless a job offer is rejected, candidates who are invited for an interview will be reimbursed for travel expenses.

For further information about our division, please visit our website.

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