I am looking for a Post-Doctoral Researcher to join the research project "Digitization and the Power of Online Platforms: Measurement and Implications" funded by the Swiss National Science Foundation (SNF).
Start of employment
About the position
The appointed post-doctoral researcher will become a member of the Department of Business Administration at the University of Zurich, a leading research-oriented and international department that provides a stimulating, dynamic, and collegial working environment. They will work closely with the SNF-funded project's Principal Investigator, Luis Aguiar, and are expected to contribute to the project as well as conduct independent and relevant research on the topic of online platforms and the economics of digitization. Active participation in the research team and interactions with the other Professors and PhD students are expected. The position does not include any teaching obligations. The salary is competitive and set in accordance with SNF guidelines based on qualifications.
The successful candidate should have the following qualifications:
PhD in Economics, Management, Marketing, Information Systems, or related discipline. Candidates who are close to PhD completion could be considered.
Strong interest in empirical research on the economics of online platforms and digitization.
Very strong background in econometrics and quantitative research methods.
Demonstrated ability to carry out empirical research and potential to publish in high-impact journals.
Ability to work both independently and in a team, with very good organizational and communication skills.
Strong command of English, written and spoken. German is not required.
The successful candidate will initially be appointed for one year, with the possibility to extend the contract for up to three additional years.
How to apply
To be considered for this position, qualified applicants are requested to enclose the following documents in PDF format when sending their application:
Curriculum Vitae, including list of research papers/publications.
Job market paper and/or other research papers.
All documents should be sent with the subject line "SNF post-doc position Prof. Aguiar'' at the following email address: firstname.lastname@example.org. Applicants must additionally send at least two letters of reference, which can be sent separately to the same email address. The deadline to apply is May 29, 2022.
Seeking to promote an equitable representation among its staff, the University encourages applications from women and underrepresented groups.