Ph.D. Position in Labour Economics (Luxembourg) Deadline: April 1, 2019

The University of Luxembourg 

Application Deadline

Apr.01, 2019

Program Commencement

Sept.01, 2019

Duration of the Program

3 Years

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Program Details

Founded in 2003, the University of Luxembourg is the only public university of the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. Multilingual, international and research-oriented, it is also a modern institution with a personal atmosphere, situated on Belval Campus and in Luxembourg City, Luxembourg. 

The Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance (FDEF) at the University of Luxembourg offers a unique academic and research environment. The doctoral program in Labour Economics being offered here is a fixed- term 14-months initial contract, extendable to 36 months. It is a fully-funded, full-time position. The Doctoral School of Economics and Finance offers an exciting international and multilingual high-quality research environment. Personal work-space, and regular personal exchanges with the supervisor and the members of the thesis committee is facilitated.

The role of the researcher comprises the following:

  • The doctoral researcher will be working within the Centre for Research in Economics and Management. The doctoral researcher is expected to contribute to research projects in the area of labour economics. Applicants with pa articular interest in empirical research using survey or administrative data and in policy evaluation would be given a strong preference.
  • The candidate’s main task will be to prepare a doctoral thesis in the field of labour economics, under the supervision of Konstantinos Tatsiramos. The thesis work will be undertaken at the University of Luxembourg but can also be part of a jointly-supervised work with another university.
  • Contribute to the teaching of classes ranging from one to three hours per week, of small group teachings and tutorials.

For more information concerning this position, please contact Prof. K. Tatsiramos, email:


Eligibility/ Requirements

Application Process

Applications in English are to be submitted ONLINE, and should include the following:

  • A detailed curriculum vitae.
  • A motivation letter with a description of research interests.
  • A transcript of concluded university studies.
  • Contact details of two persons willing to provide a letter of recommendation.

Read the instructions and Apply online here.

Shortlisted candidates will be invited for an interview starting from April 1st, 2019. 

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