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Post-doctoral Fellowship Programs 2019/20 at the National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia

National Research University Higher School of Economics

Center for Institutional Studies (CInSt)


Deadline:

February 15, 2019


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Post-doctoral Fellowships

Center for Institutional Studies (National Research University Higher School of Economics, Moscow, Russia) opens a call to join the team of professional researchers and welcomes applications for postdoctoral positions for a 2019/2020 academic year in the spheres of:

HIGHER EDUCATION STUDIES

The job involves:

— working under the direct supervision of Professor Maria Yudkevich;
— pursuing own research in parallel with working on CInSt’s research projects in five broad areas:
     — faculty salaries, contracts, and career concerns;
     — academic inbreeding and mobility;
     — faculty productivity, teaching and research in Russian universities; 
     — university rankings; 
     — university governance;
— writing research papers for international peer-reviewed journals;
— participation in organization of the events and other contribution to the Center’s development;
— public presentations of candidate’s own research to the researchers in the field and the broader academic community..

Requirements:

— a PhD from an international research university in such fields as: Education/Sociology/Economics;
— a strong theoretical and empirical background economics, sociology or education;
— ability to work in a team;
— fluent English;

ECONOMICS AND SOCIOLOGY OF EDUCATION

The job involves:

— working under the direct supervision of Professor Maria Yudkevich;
— pursuing own research in parallel with working on CInSt’s research projects in five broad areas:
     — peer effects transmission in online and offline social networks;
     — peer effect structure in different educational systems;
     — social network analysis methods and techniques;
     — determinants of student achievement;
— writing research papers for international peer-reviewed journals;
— participation in organization of the events and other contribution to the Center’s development;
— public presentations of candidate’s own research to the researchers in the field and the broader academic community.

Requirements:

— a PhD from an international research university in such fields as: Education/Sociology/Economics;
— a strong theoretical and empirical background economics, sociology or education;
— ability to work in a team;
— fluent English.

SCIENTOMETRICS AND RESEARCH POLICY

The job involves:

— pursuing own research in parallel with working on CInSt’s research projects in five broad areas:
     — scientometrics, including bibliometrics and altmetrics;
     — research evaluation;
     — performance-based research funding systems and their impact on scholarly communication;
     — peer effects in different academic systems;
     — mobility of researchers;
— writing research papers for international peer-reviewed journals;
— participation in organization of the events and other contribution to the Center’s development;
— public presentations of candidate’s own research to the researchers in the field and the broader academic community.

Requirements:

— a PhD from an international research university in such fields as: scientometrics\bibliometrics, research evaluation, higher education and science policy studies, library and information science;
— a strong theoretical and empirical background in at least one of the mentioned fields;
— ability to work in a team;
— fluent English.

ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF PUBLIC PROCUREMENT

The job involves:

— working under the direct supervision of Paola Valbonesi or Koen Schoors, Leading Research Fellows at CInSt;
— pursuing own research in parallel with working on CInSt’s research projects in five broad areas:
     — corruption and rent-seeking activities;
     — awarding procedures and efficiency;
     — auction and contract design;
     — SMEs participation and subcontracting;
     — public procurement and social aims;
— writing research papers for international peer-reviewed journals;
— participation in organization of the events and other contribution to the Center’s development;
— public presentations of candidate’s own research to the researchers in the field and the broader academic community.

Requirements:

— applicants should have a strong theoretical or/and empirical background in economics and PhD degree in Econometrics/Economics/Empirical Economics from a recognized university;
— we are looking for highly motivated researchers with interest in public procurement or corruption studies who are willing to join team work but are also able to work independently;
— proficiency in spoken and written English is mandatory.

BANKING

The job involves:

— working under the direct supervision of Maria Semenova, Senior Research Fellow and Associate Professor at CInSt, HSE 
— pursuing their own research in parallel with working on the CInSt research projects, both in three broad areas:
     — banking in Russia;
     — the influence of institutional diversity and institutional change on banks’ stability, profitability and other outcomes and characteristics: cross-country analysis;
     — households’ financial strategies in emerging economies;
— writing research papers for international peer-reviewed journals;
— participation in organization of the events and other contribution to the CInSt’s development;
— public presentations of candidate’s own research to the researchers in the field and the broader academic community.

Requirements:

— a PhD from an international research university in such fields as Economics, Banking and/or Finance by 2019;
— PhD thesis topic and/or research interests and experience close to the fields mentioned above;
— clear research proposal and research plan for the period of postdoc contract;
— ability to work in a team;
— strong empirical skills and interest in applied empirical research;
— fluent English.

ECONOMIC HISTORY

The job involves:

— working under the direct supervision of of Professor John Nye, the International Academic Advisor and a Research Director of CInSt, and professor of economic history in George Mason University;
— quantitative and qualitative analysis of different text data sets. In particular, this includes collection, digitalization, computer procession and rigorous statistical analysis of text collections available online and in Russian historical archives;
— writing research papers for international peer-reviewed journals;
— participation in organization of the events and other contribution to the Center’s development;
— public presentations of candidate’s own research to the researchers in the field and the broader academic community.
Some teaching is encouraged, though not required.

Requirements:

— a PhD from an international research university in such fields as Economics / Computer Science / Sociology;
— a good knowledge of programming and computer data base manipulation is a must;
— a strong theoretical and empirical background economics, sociology or education;
— ability to work in a team;
— fluent English.

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Publish Date
January 08, 2019




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