Research Assistant at University of Cambridge

Applicants are invited to apply for a postdoc position at University of Cambridge, UK. The deadline to apply is December 15, 2019.

Fixed-term: The funds for this post are available until December 2021 (included) in a first instance.

The Faculty of Economics seeks applications for two post-doctoral candidates starting as soon as January 2020 and no later than September 2020. The posts are attached to Dr Koen Jochmans’s ERC project on inference in micro econometric models (MiMo). We are primarily looking for theoretical micro-econometricians with interest in panel data models and the econometrics of networks. Broader interests are welcomed. Excellent programming skills in Matlab and/or Stata would be a valuable asset.

There is no required teaching, but if the candidate(s) wants they can supplement their salary through limited teaching duties.

The candidates will be active members of the Economics Faculty and of the Econometrics group in particular. The group is comprised of Prof Richard Smith, Prof Andrew Harvey, Prof Oliver Linton, Prof Alexei Onatskiy, Dr Koen Jochmans, and Dr Debopam Bhattacharya.

Successful candidates who have been awarded their PhD will be employed on University Grade 7 for Research Associates (Fellowships), with the salary starting at 32,816 to 40,322 per annum, and those without a PhD by the starting date will be employed on University Grade 5 for Research Assistants starting at 26,715 to 30,942 per annum. Research Associates would also have the possibility of joining one of the colleges of the University of Cambridge.

Three references will be sought upon receipt of application.

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Informal enquiries about the role may be directed to Monika Czajka, HR Coordinator (

The University actively supports equality, diversity and inclusion and encourages applications from all sections of society.

Deadline: December 15, 2019
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