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August 1, 2018 - January 31, 2019

briq - Behavior and Inequality Research Institute

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Postdoctoral Fellow

JOE ID Number: 2018-02_111461021
Date Posted: 10/02/2018
Date Inactive: 01/31/2019
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Postdoctoral Fellow
Section: International: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Bonn, GERMANY
JEL Classification: D9 -- Micro-Based Behavioral Economics
Behavioral Economics/Economics of Inequality
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Behavior and Inequality Research Institute (briq) invites applications for several positions as

briq Postdoctoral Fellow

at the earliest possible date. The idea of the program is to attract outstanding new PhDs who are currently on the job market to spend one or two years at briq, before they start their regular faculty job.

The appointment process will place emphasis on top-level research and scholarship. Candidates are expected to have a strong background in economic theory and/or expertise in empirical research. The position does not include teaching responsibilities. We offer a competitive salary as well as travel and research funds.

briq is closely connected to the economics department of the University of Bonn. The research focuses on understanding individual decision-making and behavior, as well as the causes and consequences of inequality. briq provides a platform for top-level researchers in behavioral economics and inequality by running a visitors program, workshops, conferences and summer schools.

briq is an equal opportunity employer. In order to increase the number of women in leading academic positions, we specifically encourage women to apply.

Please submit your electronic application including a CV, a list of publications, a motivation letter, your job market paper, up to three letters of reference and copies of your academic certificates by December 1, 2018 through our online application system (see link below).

We will conduct interviews at the AEA meetings in Atlanta in January 2019. For further information on the institute, please refer to Please feel free to contact Ms. Maja Entner ( if you have any questions about your application.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
  • Letters of Reference Instructions Below
Application deadline: 12/01/2018
Reference Instructions:
You will need to ask your referees for a reference letter via email, using one upload link each. Links will be provided once you have filled in your dates in our application system.
If you have any queries regarding this matter please don’t hesitate to contact Maja Entner (