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Published on 31 May 2023

Call for expression of interest in joint applications for a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Post-Doctoral Fellowship 2023

The Center for Philosophy, Science, and Policy (CPSP) at the Polytechnic University of the Marches, Ancona (Univpm) welcomes expressions of interest from candidates wishing to apply for a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Post-Doctoral Fellowship 2023.

Philosophers, mathematicians, statisticians, and scientists in general are all equally encouraged to apply for cutting edge research in topics related to formal methods in the sciences, broadly construed: data analysis, measurement and evidence metrics, AI, scientific modelling, science epistemology, game-theoretic analysis of strategic interactions in the sciences, science-based policies, expert judgment (aggregation), Information Theory.

We are particularly interested in forwarding our research on expert systems for probabilistic causal assessment, such as E-Synthesis – however any topic within the Center’s areas of research are welcome.

The CPSP fosters partnerships with several cutting-edge research Centers (MCMP, CHESS, LLC Turin, META Milan, IMT Lucca) around the globe; the candidate’s project may be therefore embedded in a network of fruitful relationships within the Host Institution and in interaction with the network of collaborations.

Interested candidates in a joint application for a Marie Skłodowska-Curie Postdoctoral Fellowship may contact the Center Co-Directors: Alexander Gebharter: a.gebharter@univpm.it Barbara Osimani: b.osimani@univpm.it

Full details about the call can be found at: https://marie-sklodowska-curie-actions.ec.europa.eu/actions/postdoctoral-fellowships

Application deadline: 13 September 2023

22 May 2023

PhD scholarship at Universitat Rovira i Virgili

Universitat Rovira i Virgili is looking for PhD candidate to carry out a PhD dissertation on “Spatial Inequalities in Firm Location”. One available position at the Universitat Rovira Virgili (URV) in Reus (Catalonia) through the program Martí Franquès 2023. The duration of the scholarship will be 4 years and the gross salary will be 17.600€ during 1st and 2nd years, 18.900€ during the 3rd year and 23.600€ during the 4th year. See the call here. Deadline for applications is June 23rd, decision is to be taken by July 31st and selected candidate have to start between October 1st and November 15th. Any inquiries about technical procedures of the Call should be addressed to marti.franques@urv.cat.

Candidates are expected to have a research master (or equivalent) in Economics in order to be eligible to enroll at the URV’s doctoral program in Business and Economics. Trainee predoctoral researchers will have full-time research and teaching duties. Their main obligation will be to complete a doctoral thesis at the URV and they will be able to collaborate in providing teaching assistance (in English) for up to 60 hours per year (usually 30).

As for the profile of the candidates, we require previous training in econometrics (including spatial econometrics), being familiar with econometric software such as Stata / R and with GIS software such as GeoDa / QGIS. Nevertheless, we will provide training opportunities in all these areas.

In order to be familiar with the institution here you have some links to several websites: the university, the research centre and the personal site.

Application deadline: 23 June 2023


19 May 2023

Specialist in the quantitative evaluation of (macro)economic impacts at the Forschungszentrum Juelich

Your Job:

  • Maintain, and update quantitative methods for assessing economic impacts of the energy transition at the national and regional levels
  • Develop dynamic and multisectoral economic models to gain insights into complex systems and inform decision-making
  • Design and evaluate scenarios that focus on energy systems and structural change, assessing their potential impact
  • Develop and evaluate transformation paths that are necessary to address the challenges posed by climate change
  • Present research findings at national and international conferences, utilizing effective communication skills to convey insights clearly and succinctly
  • Publish research results in reputable scientific journals to share knowledge and contribute to the advancement of the field

Your Profile:

  • Possession of a master`s degree, ideally with a PhD, in economics or a related discipline from a reputable university
  • Strong knowledge in econometrics / applied quantitative methods, with the ability to apply this knowledge to real-world problems
  • Proficiency in data analysis and programming using at least one statistical program such as R, Python, or similar programming languages
  • Capability to acquire third-party funded projects to support research activities
  • Skills in publishing research results in relevant scientific journals
  • Excellent command of English, both spoken and written
  • Understanding of the German language is an asset
  • Willingness and ability to collaborate effectively in an international, interdisciplinary team environment
  • High level of flexibility, adaptability, and the ability to work under pressure, while also demonstrating a strong commitment to achieving research goals

Application deadline: 11 June 2023


8 May 2023

Project officer at JRC, European Commission, Spain

Location: Seville, Spain
Deadline: 31 May 2023
Code: 2023-SVQ-B3-FGIV-022980

The selected candidate will have a unique opportunity to provide high-quality scientific input to support the urban and territorial dimension of EU policies, to work in a multidisciplinary research field and in family-friendly working environment. The selected candidate will also have the chance to collaborate with a number of stakeholders both with online collaboration and occasional travel.

The recruter is looking for a Researcher who has studied and/or has relevant experience, in one or more of the following areas: urban and regional planning, urban, territorial and rural development policy, policy analysis including EU policies, spatial analysis, urban studies, socioeconomic research or equivalent domains.
Candidates should ideally have a PhD (doctoral diploma) or a minimum of 5 years professional experience after university studies of at least 3 years attested by a diploma. A very good knowledge of English (C1 level) is also required. The knowledge of other EU languages is desirable.

Application deadline: 31 May 2023