Doctoral Student in Environmental Policy

Country: Switzerland;

City: Zurich

Vacancy added: 12.10.2018

Employer: ETH Zurich


The International Political Economy Group of Professor Thomas Bernauer is offering a fully funded position for a

Doctoral Student in Environmental Policy

The research project, in which the new doctoral student will be embedded, focuses on how international trade is changing the allocation of ecological impacts (environmental footprints) in the global economy and how various country characteristics and policy choices are affecting this process (including the so called pollution haven problem). The research to be undertaken by the new doctoral student will be based on the analysis of large amounts of quantitative trade and environmental data as well as survey embedded experiments in several developing countries. The main supervisor for the doctoral dissertation will be Prof. Dr. Thomas Bernauer.

The successful candidate should hold a Master degree in political science, political economy, economics, or environmental sciences and be very familiar with statistics as well as survey methods. The position will start in January 2019, the funding is for up to four years.

We look forward to receiving your online application including the following documents: a one-page letter outlining your motivation and skills, as well as a CV, two writing samples (e.g., parts of your Master thesis, research papers), and your Bachelor and Master level study transcripts - all in one single pdf-file. Please note that we exclusively accept applications submitted through our online application portal. Applications via email or postal services will not be considered. Applications will be considered on a rolling basis.
For further information about the IPE group, please visit our website Questions regarding the position should be directed to Prof. Dr. Thomas Bernauer, by email (no applications).

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