Junior Research Associate in Economics

The Department of Economics and Finance at the University of Rome Tor Vergata invites highly qualified and motivated applicants for the position of Research Associate (postdoc). The successful candidate is expected to contribute to the research project on "Public Procurement: Design and Impact".

Description:

  • Full time
  • 12 months fixed-term contract, renewable for 6 months
  • Salary: 22,000 euro (approx.), net of tax
  • Closing date: 6h January 2022
  • Expected start date: January-March 2022

Title: Junior Research Associate in Economics

The Department of Economics and Finance at the University of Rome Tor Vergata invites highly qualified and motivated applicants for the position of Research Associate (postdoc). The successful candidate is expected to contribute to the research project on "Public Procurement: Design and Impact".

Research Description; Public Procurement: Design and Impact (MUR – PRIN – CUP: E84I20000340006)

Public procurement refers to the process by which public authorities, such as government departments or local authorities, purchase works, goods or services from companies. The project studies how to improve the efficiency of public procurement, by incentivizing innovation, enhancing competition among potential suppliers, fighting corruption and discouraging collusion among bidders.

Description:
• Full time

  • 12 months fixed-term contract, renewable for 6 months
  • Salary: 22,000 euro (approx.), net of tax
  • Closing date: 6h January 2022
  • Expected start date: January-March 2022

Your Role

The Research Associate will be asked to produce research outputs by contributing to the activities of the research group.

Your profile

The ideal candidate holds a PhD in economics, with a focus on Microeconomics/ Industrial Organization. He/she is either a theoretical microeconomist who can work on theoretical models, or an applied microeconomist who can analyze procurement data.

Knowledge of Stata, Phyton, Mathlab or Matematica will be valued positively.

Fluency in English (written and oral) is required.

Application Process

Please submit your complete application (in Italian or English) via our online system on: https://pica.cineca.it/uniroma2/f1-2021-0109/

Letters of reference (to be uploaded with the application documents or sent separately to elisabetta.iossa@uniroma2.it) are not necessary but very welcome.

Closing date for applications: 6h January 2022

For further information, please contact elisabetta.iossa@uniroma2.it

About DEF Tor Vergata

The Department of Economics and Finance is research oriented department located in Rome. It is amongst the leading department in economics, finance and statistics according to some important national (VQR) and international (QS and Tilburg) rankings, and was awarded the excellence grant from the Italian Ministry of Education for the period 2018-2022.