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Funded Postdoc position; in Economics; within Center for Law & Economics; at ETH Zurich; in Switzerland

At the Center for Law & Economics at ETH Zurich, we are looking for a

Postdoc in economics (IO, innovation, IT, law & economics, or related fields)

We are looking for an excellent postdoc with a Ph.D. in economics and a research interest in the fields of industrial organization, law & economics, the economics of information technology, innovation, or competition policy. Candidates with theoretical, empirical or experimental research approaches are all welcome to apply. You will be free to pursue your own research agenda in a highly research-focused environment, with limited organizational and teaching duties. The position offers an internationally competitive salary. Funding for research and travel is available. Initial contract length is two years, with the possibility of renewal. The starting date is flexible.

We conduct research at the intersection of law, economics, and computer science. The Center for Law & Economics organizes various research seminars which enable our group members to regularly interact with internationally leading researchers. Our offices are located in downtown Zurich, and our working language is English. At the Center for Law & Economics, the chair of Prof. Stefan Bechtold is sponsoring this position.

We look forward to receiving your online application including a CV with a list of references, a research statement, and a research paper. We will start reviewing applications on February 1, 2018, until the position is filled. Please note that we exclusively accept applications submitted through our online application portal. Applications via email or postal services will not be considered.

For more information about our group, please visit For questions, please contact Stefan Bechtold, Jérôme Hergueux, or Martin Schonger (who is also available at the ASSA 2018 meeting for informal conversations).

Deadline: December 31, 2017

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