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PhD Scholarship in Macro-Finance Dynamic General Equilibrium Models, Luxembourg

Published on Jun 29 2010 // PhD, Scholarships in Luxembourg, Western Europe

The University of Luxembourg has an opening in its Faculty of Law, Economics and Finance of the University of Luxembourg has an opening for an

Assistant (PhD student) in Economics (M/F), with a specialisation in “Macro-finance” dynamic general equilibrium models

  • Ref: F2-080015 (to be mentioned in all correspondence)
  • 2-year fixed-term contract, 40h/week, renewable once.
  • Student and employee status

The assistant will be working within the Centre for Research and Economic Analysis (CREA), the research unit of the Economics Department. The assistant is expected to contribute to research projects in the area of macroeconomics, under the supervision of Prof. H. Sneessens.


  • Write a PhD thesis in the field of macro-economics and contribute in this way to the research output of the CREA. The thesis has to be done at the University of Luxembourg but can be part of a joint supervision with another university.
  • Contribute to the teaching at the rate of one or three hours per week of small group teaching and tutorials.


  • Master’s degree in Economics (no later than September 2010).
  • Have the linguistic skills to evolve in a multilingual environment: fluency in either English or French, good understanding of the second language and possibly a third language, German in particular, will be considered an advantage.


  • Personal work space at the University (full-time contract requires the assistant to work on the University premises).

Applications should be submitted in English, French or German and must include the following:

  • A motivation letter.
  • A detailed curriculum vitae and copies of publications, if applicable.
  • A transcript of results of university studies.
  • The name, current position, and address of one referee (please indicate relationship to the applicant).

Applications must be sent by post as well as electronically to the following address before July 15th 2010 :

Ms Elisa Ferreira
CREA , Faculté de Droit, Économie et Finance
Université du Luxembourg
Campus Limpertsberg
162a Avenue de la Faïencerie
L-1511 Luxembourg
email : elisa.ferreira

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