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PSE recrute : Post-Doctoral Scholar - sept. 2021

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The Paris School of Economics (PSE) is hiring a two-year Post Doctoral Scholar starting Sept 1, 2021 (flexible)

Workplace : Paris
Contract : CDD (2 years)
Expected date of employment : Sept 1, 2021 (flexible)
Gross salary : A competitive salary based on European standards will be offered.
Submission deadline : January 15, 2021

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The recruited post doc will participate to research in domains that PSE seeks to develop at the frontier with other disciplines, along four dimensions :

  • Economics and philosophy (social justice, ethics, rationality)
  • Cognitive and behavioral science
  • Urban studies (with an historical or sociological dimension)
  • Environmental sciences (biodiversity, carbon emissions and inequality, GIS and remote sensing, hydrology)

PSE invites applications from strong candidates from these fields. Applicants with Ph.D. outside of economics are welcome if they have shown their ability to engage in a fruitful dialogue with economists.


PSE offers an exciting research environment. The position comes with no teaching or administrative duties. Salary, competitive in Europe, will depend on experience. The PhD should be completed or duly planned by the date of the appointment. Applicants with a Ph.D. obtained prior to 2017 will not be considered. Knowledge of French is NOT required.


Online applications only at should be received by January 15, 2021. Any query or further details about applications should be sent to postdoc-ose Candidates may be invited to give a job talk at PSE.