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Position: PhD Student Position (f*m)
Institution: Österreichische Akademie der Wissenschaften
Location: Wien, Austria
Duties: The candidate will work on the project “Reducing Inequality Within and Across Generations” (RIWAG). The aim of this project is to provide a unified framework for studying and mitigating the economic and demographic consequences of increasing inequality not just in respect to income and wealth but also in respect to health and longevity
Requirements: PhD student in one of the following areas: economics, mathematics, actuarial science, or demography; Good skills in any of the following programming languages: Julia, Python, R, Matlab; Good writing skills and fluency in English; Being able and willing to immerse quickly into an ongoing research project
   
Text: Job ID: VID074DOC222 The Vienna Institute of Demography ( VID ) of the Austrian Academy of Sciences ( OeAW ), Austriaâs leading non - university research and science institution, researches the demographic development in all its The VID is offering a P H D S TUDENT P OSITION ( F * M ) ( part - time / 3 0 h per week) to join the research group on Economic Demography in the team of the project âReducing Inequality Within and Across Generationsâ (RIWAG) funded by the OeNB Anniversary Fund for a duration of up to 2 year s. Project description: The candidate will work on t he project âReducing Inequality Within and Across Generationsâ (RIWAG). The aim of this project is to provide a unified framework for studying and mitigating the economic and demographic consequences of increasing inequality not just in respect to income a nd wealth but also in respect to health and longevity. D escription of the position : The candidate will c onduct collaborative research on intra - and intergenerational inequality over the individual life - course from an economic - demographic perspective. The position aims at the continuation and further development of an ongoing research pro ject with tight cross - collaboration across institutions : Vienna Institute of Demography (OeAW), Wittgenstein Centre for Demography and Global Human Capital (IIASA, OeAW, University of Vienna) , TU Wien and the I nternational Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) . Your tasks : ⢠Mode l ling economic and demographic relationships in lifecycle models ⢠behavio u r into lifecycle models and overlapping generations models ⢠W riting/ p ublishing papers ⢠P resenting the research results in international conferences, seminar, and project meetings ⢠C ollaborating within a multidisciplinary environment Your profile : ⢠PhD student in one of the following areas: economics, mathematics, actuarial science, or demography ⢠Good skills in any of the following program ming languages : Julia, Python, R, Matlab ⢠Good writing skills and fluency in English ⢠Being able and willing to immerse quickly into an ongoing research project ⢠Good planning and organizational skills, for your own work and related activities T he s tart of employment is September 1, 2022. F or this position we offer an annual gross salary of ⬠32.2 97 , 5 8 according to collective agreement of the Austrian Academy of Science . Please send your application including a CV with names and recommendation of two academic referees , a s ample of relevant work , degree certificates via e - mail to barbara.simunics@oeaw.ac.at (mentioning Job ID: VID074DOC222 ) no later than June 24 , 2022 . Job interviews will take place either physically or via video call. The Austrian Academy of Sciences (OeAW) pursues a non - discriminatory employment policy and values equal opportunities, as well as diversity. Individuals from underrepresented groups are particularly encouraged to apply.
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