Tuesday, March 16, 2010

PhD Position in Economics and Management Open to External Candidates

The Strasbourg Faculty of Economics and Management, Louis Pasteur University (ULP) France has a vacant PhD position – it is full time and open to external candidates.

The aim of the PhD project is to investigate the link between technological change and the structure of labour demand. It should be investigated, theoretically and tested empirically, whether, how and by which extent, changes in the quality of equipments have affected the structure of production and type of labour requirements.

Requirements :

1. Master`s (MA, MSc or drs) or M.Phil in the area of economics and econometrics or related fields (mathematics, statistics).
2. Excellent quantitative and statistical skills
3. An interest in microeconomics, macroeconomics and econometrics
4. Good mastery of both written and spoken English (and French to some extent)

Further Information :
The supervisors of the thesis will be Prof. Bertrand Koebel. Applicants who require further information should contact him:

Email: koebel@cournot.u-strasbg.fr
Tel: +33 390 242 190

The Faculty of Economics and Management is located in the centre of Strasbourg. For more information on the Faculty, including its research and staff members, please visit:


The appointment will initially be for 3 years. The gross salary will be in accordance with the national regulations for PhD students, and will be about 1200 Euro (net) per month, + 300 Euro if teaching tutorials classes (around 64 hours a year). The PhD thesis should be finalized within this period. PhD students are affiliated to the Augustin Cournot Doctoral school.

Application Procedure:
The application includes a CV (with academic references), academic transcripts (including, if available, performance of applicants relative to their cohort) and one confidential letter of recommendation from an academic teacher that must be sent to: Bertrand Koebel BETA РUniversit̩ Louis Pasteur 61, avenue de la For̻t Noire 67085 STRASBOURG Cedex by ordinary mail. Applications are only considered if they are complete and received by july 31th, 2007. Start in October 2007.

Application deadline : 31 July 2007

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