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Junior Researcher Ph.D

The Human Resources Strategy for Researchers
24/11/2022

Job Information

Organisation/Company
KU Leuven
Research Field
Economics
Researcher Profile
First Stage Researcher (R1)
Country
Belgium
Application Deadline
Type of Contract
To be defined
Job Status
Full-time
Hours Per Week
38
Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?
Not funded by an EU programme
Reference Number
BAP-2022-828
Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?
No

Offer Description

To support our research activities, we are currently recruiting for our research group which conducts research on the economics innovation and thus open a Junior Researcher Ph.D. position.

Requirements

Additional Information

Benefits

We offer a full-time position in the internationally oriented research environment of the KU Leuven, preferably starting February 1st 2022. Appointment will be a fixed-term for four years. The salary will be assessed in accordance to the legal salary grade systems existing at the KU Leuven. Women are encouraged to apply. Severely disabled people who are equally qualified will be given preference. 

Eligibility criteria

Applicants hold a university master degree in economics of related field. They are interested in developing the skills necessary to conduct policy-relevant research in the field of economics of innovation. They should have an interest in using micro-econometric techniques. 
The researcher assists in the implementation of the Flemish part of the Community Innovation Surveys (CIS) and the Eurostat-OECD R&D surveys. This involves survey development, data processing, statistical analysis and the interpretation of data.During his/her appointment, the junior researcher is expected to obtain a Ph.D. in Business Economics at the KU Leuven. This involves coursework, seminar presentations and similar activities as well as the preparation of a Ph.D. thesis which is typically consists of four research papers that have the potential to be published in international journals. There will be ample time besides the project-related policy research to complete the Ph.D. The successful candidate will also have the chance to present his or her work regularly at international conferences and to attend summer schools or similar events.
Basic knowledge of quantitative data processing and micro-econometrics, as well as general computer skills and information retrieval skills are expected. The knowledge of the software STATA is a plus. Fluency in written and spoken English is expected. The knowledge of Dutch language is also a plus, but not a requirement. 

Selection process

For more information please contact Mr. Maikel Pellens, tel.: +32 16 37 37 11, mail: maikel.pellens@kuleuven.be or Prof. dr. Dirk Czarnitzki, tel.: +32 16 32 69 06, mail: dirk.czarnitzki@kuleuven.be.
You can apply for this job no later than 20/12/2022 via the online application tool

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Work Location(s)

Number of offers available
1
Company/Institute
Katholieke Universiteit te Leuven
Country
Belgium
City
Leuven
Postal Code
3000
Geofield

Contact

City
Leuven
Website
Street
Parijsstraat 72b
Postal Code
3000
E-Mail
maikel.pellens@kuleuven.be
Phone
+32 16 37 37 11
Mobile Phone
+32 16 37 37 11