Job Opportunity: Researchers Ifo Center for Business Cycle Analysis and Surveys

The Ifo Center for Business Cycle Analysis and Surveys has an immediate vacancy for two post-doctoral economists as

Researchers (m/f)

This Ifo Center conducts macroeconomic and econometric research, does economic policy advisory work and is also responsible for the Institute’s economic forecasts. The successful candidate will primarily work as part of a team on drafting the Joint Economic Forecasts and Ifo’s economic forecasts. His/her research area will be international macroeconomics. S/he will present research results at conferences and in articles for peer-reviewed journals. The successful candidate is also expected to contribute to the acquisition of third-party projects and will have the opportunity to teach and habilitate at the University of Munich.
Applicants should have a doctorate in economics, an excellent command of English and German, and proven knowledge of international business cycle analysis, as demonstrated by a track record of publishing articles in high-level journals. Experience with DSGE models and macro-econometric methods are also desirable. Candidates require a solid grasp of the theoretical basics of economics and Europe’s institutional framework conditions.
Compensation and benefits are based on the German public service pay scale (TV-L). The working contract is initially limited to three years.
As an equal opportunity employer, the Ifo Institute encourages applications from men and women. Women are expressly encouraged to apply.
Please send your complete application by 9 April 2017, preferably via email (as a pdf file) to to the Ifo Institute, Poschingerstraße 5, 81679 Munich. Should you have any queries, please contact Susanne Crefeld or Juliane Neumeier at