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August 1, 2022 - January 31, 2023

Korea Labor Institute

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Research Fellow

JOE ID Number: 2022-02_111471076
Date Posted: 11/21/2022
Date Inactive: 12/06/2022
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Research Fellow
Section: Full-Time Nonacademic
Location: Sejong-si, KOREA, REPUBLIC OF
JEL Classifications:
A1 -- General Economics
C -- Mathematical and Quantitative Methods
D -- Microeconomics
E2 -- Consumption, Saving, Production, Investment, Labor Markets, and Informal Economy
E6 -- Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook
J -- Labor and Demographic Economics
M5 -- Personnel Economics
Labor Economics
Applied Econometrics
Applied Microeconomics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

As a government-funded research institute affiliated with the Prime Minister’s Secretariat, the Korea Labor Institute contributes to employment and labor policy development and greater public awareness of labor through systematic research and analysis of labor issues in Korea. The KLI seeks Research Fellows to perform a crucial role in the research on Korea's labor market, industrial relations, and social policy. All qualified and committed individuals are encouraged to apply.

Qualified applicants must hold a doctorate degree in the relevant recruitment field, or must hold and complete a doctorate degree in the relevant recruitment field by the end of August 2023. The position also requires fluency in Korean.

The interview (recruitment stage 2) and thesis presentation (recruitment stage 3) will be conducted on-site. However, applicants who are overseas residents or under COVID-19 quarantine may present online (virtually).

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
Application deadline: 12/05/2022
Application Instructions:
To apply, please submit following documents by December 5 (Mon), 2022, 16:00 pm (Korea Standard Time).

1. Attach on KLI’s online recruitment system (
- Evidentiary documents for qualifications (doctorate degree certificate, certificate of expected graduation),
- Curriculum vitae (excluding name of the university, and date of birth),
- Job market paper (excluding name of the university),
- Abstract of dissertation (3 pages or less),
- Research statement, and
- Thesis and materials for presentation (in PPT or PDF format)

2. Send two or more letters of recommendation directly from the referee to

For detailed information on recruitment and application instruction, please visit the KLI recruitment website at
For any further queries, email:, phone: +82-44-287-6045.