Through Next Generation EU, the EU will distribute 750 billion in the member states for a resilient recovery. This is a unique opportunity to boost the transformation towards a green and socially inclusive economy. In addition, the focus on a resilient economy offers the chance that objectives other than economic growth and productivity will become the focus of European economic policy.
Against this background, the position will closely support our work on economic policy on EU and member state level with special focus on fiscal policy and indicators for a resilient and wellbeing economy. This includes
We are a small team that attaches great importance to an appreciative atmosphere and good communication, further we offer:
With us you can help improve our research capacities on EU economic policy. As part of a motivated and impact-driven team you will carry out a variety of tasks, including:
We are looking for people with a strong research profile that share our core principles: Value orientation, sustainability, agility, self-responsibility and flat hierarchies. Your profile:
Furthermore, some of the following competencies fit well into our team (although they are not a requirement): completed PhD; experience with quantitative methodologies; quantitative modelling experience; knowledge about indicator databases like EUROSTAT, experience in the acquisition of third-party funds; expertise in economic policy topics like the Stability and Growth Pact, the European Semester and EU economic convergence, socio-economic cohesion and trade policy, knowledge about cooperative behaviour of economic actors
The weekly workload is 30 hours (75%) whereby working hours can be arranged flexibly. The position will be filled for a duration of 12 months, starting as soon as possible. We wish for a regular presence in Bonn. Pay will be based on the public sector collective agreement of the Länder. The position is intended to contribute to development of ZOE’s research capacities. For this reason, we aim for a permanent employment contract at the end of the contract period.
We believe that our society’s behaviour disproportionately hurts the most marginalized people – including people of colour, people from working class backgrounds, women and LGBTQ people. We are committed to challenge this through our work for socially just development and by creating a diverse workplace at our organisation. Hence, we strongly encourage applications from people who are members of marginalized communities.
We are constantly accepting applications. Please send your CV (max 2 pages), a motivation letter (400-500 words), a work sample (power points slides, publication or anything similar) to email@example.com. Please do not attach a photo to your application! Please state “Senior Researcher” in the subject line. If we consider your application to be suitable, we will get back to you as soon as possible after your application with dates for an online interview. In case of any questions please contact Jakob Hafele: Jakob.Hafele@zoe-institut.de.