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CInSt opens postdoctoral research positions

The Higher School of Economics Center for Institutional Studies (CInSt) in Moscow, Russia, invites applications for postdoctoral research positions in the field of: banking, higher education studies, economics or sociology of education, scientometrics and research policy, economic analysis public procurement, economic history.

 

BANKING

The Higher School of Economics Center for Institutional Studies (CInSt) in Moscow, Russia, invites applications for postdoctoral research positions in the field of Banking.


The job involves:

  • working under the direct supervision of Maria Semenova, Senior Research Fellow and Associate Professor at the CInSt, HSE (msemenova@hse.ru)
  • pursuing their own research in parallel with working on the CInSt research projects, both in 3 broad areas:

o  Banking in Russia

o  The influence of institutional diversity and institutional change on banks’ stability, profitability and other outcomes and characteristics: cross-country analysis

o  Households’ financial strategies in emerging economies

  • writing research papers for international peer-reviewed journals
  • participation in organization of the events and other contribution to the CInSt’s development
  • public presentations of candidate’s own research to the researchers in the field and the broader academic community
  • some teaching is encouraged.

The CInSt offers the access to its databases covering Russian banks’ financial statements (Mobile database) as well as Russian household longitudinal surveys (e.g. RLMS-HSE).

Requirements:

  • a PhD from an international research university in such fields as Economics, Banking and/or Finance by September, 2018
  • PhD thesis topic and/or research interests and experience close to the fields mentioned above
  • clear research proposal and research plan for the period of postdoc contract
  • strong empirical skills and interest in applied empirical research
  • ability to work in a team
  • fluent English

General conditions for Post-Doctoral Research positions can be found here. Appointments will be normally made for one year.

A CV and research statement should be submitted via online application form and two letters of recommendation should be submitted by the referees directly to iri@hse.ru by February 15, 2018. Please note that direct applications to the hiring laboratory may not be reviewed.

About HSE

HSE is a young, dynamic and fast-growing research-intensive university providing unique research opportunities (Higher School of EconomicsCenter for Institutional Studies) or contact Maria Semenova directly.

Apply now
 


Higher Education Studies 

The Higher School of Economics  Center for Institutional Studies (CInSt) in Moscow, Russia invites applications for postdoctoral research positions in the field of higher education studies. We invite aspiring researchers to join a multidisciplinary team to work on educational studies.

The job involves:

  • working under the direct supervision of Prof. Maria Yudkevich 
  • pursuing own research in parallel with working on CInSt’s research projects in five broad areas:

o  Faculty salaries, contracts and career concerns;

o  Academic inbreeding and mobility;

o  Faculty productivity, teaching and research in Russian universities;

o  University rankings;

o  University governance.

  • writing research papers for international peer-reviewed journals
  • public presentations of candidate’s own research to the researchers in the field and the broader academic community

Some teaching is encouraged, though not required.

The Center offers access to its databases and analytical software, as well as Russian CAP data, Russian Monitoring of education markets and organizations data, Web of Science, Scopus, InCites, SciVal. 

Requirements:

  • a PhD from an international research university in such fields as: Education/Sociology/Economics
  • a strong theoretical and empirical background economics, sociology or education
  • ability to work in a team
  • fluent English
  • relevant experience is an asset although not required

General conditions for Post-Doctoral Research positions can be found here. Appointments will be normally made for one year.

A CV and research statement should be submitted via online application form and two letters of recommendation should be submitted by the referees directly to iri@hse.ru by  February 15, 2018.  Please note that direct applications to the hiring laboratory may not be reviewed.

About HSE

HSE is a young, dynamic and fast-growing research-intensive university providing unique research opportunities (Higher School of EconomicsCenter for Institutional Studies) or contact Ilya Prakhov (iprahov@hse.ru) directly.

Apply now


ECONOMICS AND SOCIOLOGY OF EDUCATION

The Higher School of Economics  Center for Institutional Studies (CInSt) in Moscow Russia invites applications for postdoctoral research positions in the field of economics or sociology of education. We invite aspiring researchers to join a multidisciplinary team to work on educational studies with a focus on network analysis.

The job involves:

  • working under the direct supervision  of Prof. Maria Yudkevich 
  • pursuing own research in parallel with working on CInSt’s research projects in four broad areas:

o  Peer effects transmission in online and offline social networks;

o  Peer effect structure in different educational systems;

o  Social network analysis methods and techniques;

o  Determinants of student achievement.

  • writing research papers for international peer-reviewed journals
  • public presentations of candidate’s own research to the researchers in the field and the broader academic community

Some teaching is encouraged, though not required. 

The Center offers access to its databases which contain information about student academic achievements, socioeconomic characteristics, behavior and data about dynamics online and offline social networks. It is also welcome to construct a new dataset on student social network.

Requirements:

  • a PhD from an international research university in such fields as: Education/Sociology/Economics,
  • a strong theoretical and empirical background economics, sociology or education,
  • ability to work in a team,
  • fluent English,
  • relevant experience is an asset although not required.

General conditions for Post-Doctoral Research positions can be found here. Appointments will be normally made for one year.

A CV and research statement should be submitted via online application form and two letters of recommendation should be submitted by the referees directly to iri@hse.ru by February 15, 2018. Please note that direct applications to the hiring laboratory may not be reviewed.

About HSE

HSE is a young, dynamic and fast-growing research-intensive university providing unique research opportunities (Higher School of EconomicsCenter for Institutional Studies) or contact Ilya Prakhov (iprahov@hse.ru) directly.

Apply now


SCIENTOMETRICS AND RESEARCH POLICY

The Higher School of Economics  Center for Institutional Studies (CInSt) in Moscow Russia invites applications for postdoctoral research positions in the field of scientometrics and research policy. We invite aspiring researchers to join a multidisciplinary team to work on scientometric studies with colleagues from CInSt and HSE Scientometrics center.

The job involves:

  • pursuing own research in parallel with working on CInSt’s research projects in five broad areas:

o  Scientometrics, including Bibliometrics and Altmetrics

o  Research evaluation

o  Performance-based research funding systems and their impact on scholarly communication

o  Peer effects in different academic systems

o  Mobility of researchers

  • writing research papers for international peer-reviewed journals;
  • participation in organization of the events and other contribution to the Center’s development;
  • public presentations of candidate’s own research to the researchers in the field and the broader academic community.

Some teaching is encouraged, though not required.

The Center offers access to Web of Science, Scopus, InCites and SciVal Benchmarking databases and analytical tools and also has access to several datasets which contain various information on Russian and international R&D systems. 

Requirements:

  • a PhD from an international research university in such fields as: scientometrics\bibliometrics, research evaluation, higher education and science policy studies, library and information science;
  • a strong background in at least one of the aforementioned fields;
  • ability to work in a team;
  • fluent English;
  • relevant experience is an asset although not required.

General conditions for Post-Doctoral Research positions can be found here. Appointments will be normally made for one year.

A CV and research statement should be submitted via online application form and two letters of recommendation should be submitted by the referees directly to iri@hse.ru by  February 15, 2018.  Please note that direct applications to the hiring laboratory may not be reviewed. 

About HSE

HSE is a young, dynamic and fast-growing research-intensive university providing unique research opportunities (Higher School of EconomicsCenter for Institutional Studies) or contact Ilya Prakhov (iprahov@hse.ru) directly.

Apply now


ECONOMIC ANALYSIS OF PUBLIC PROCUREMENT

The Higher School of Economics, the Center for Institutional Studies (CInSt), Moscow, Russia invites applications for postdoctoral research positions in the field of economic analysis of public procurement and corruption practices. In the CInSt we are interested in theoretical and empirical/experimental approaches to research in public procurement and corruption practices in general. Usually, we use micro level approach studying individual behavior.

The job involves:

  • working under the direct supervision of Paola Valbonesi, Leading Research Fellow at the CInSt;
  • pursuing own research in parallel with working on CInSt’s research projects in the following broad areas:

o  Corruption and Rent-seeking Activities

o  Awarding Procedures and Efficiency

o  Auction and Contract Design

o  SMEs Participation and Subcontracting

o  Public Procurement and Social Aims

  • writing research papers for international peer-reviewed journals;
  • public presentations of candidate’s own research to the researchers in the field and the broader academic community;
  • some teaching is encouraged, though not required.

The CInSt offers access to procurement datasets in Russia which contain micro information on bids, prices and contractual details and information on regional characteristics; dataset on elections of all levels (federal, regional, municipal) in all Russia regions; The Russia Longitudinal Monitoring Survey - Higher School of Economics (RLMS-HSE), which designed to monitor the effects of Russian reforms on the health and economic welfare of households and individuals in the Russia. 

Requirements

  • Applicants should have a strong theoretical or/and empirical background in economics and PhD degree in Econometrics/Economics/Empirical Economics from a recognized university.
  • We are looking for highly motivated researchers with interest in public procurement or corruption studies who are willing to join team work but are also able to work independently.
  • Proficiency in spoken and written English is mandatory.

General conditions for Post-Doctoral Research positions can be found here. Appointments will be normally made for one year.

A CV and research statement should be submitted via online application form and two letters of recommendation should be submitted by the referees directly to iri@hse.ru by February 15, 2018. Please note that direct applications to the hiring laboratory may not be reviewed. 

About HSE

HSE is a young, dynamic and fast-growing research-intensive university providing unique research opportunities (Higher School of EconomicsCenter for Institutional Studies) or contact Elena Podkolzina directly.

Apply now

 


ECONOMIC HISTORY

The Higher School of Economics the Center for Institutional Studies in Moscow Russia invites applications for postdoctoral research positions in the field of economic history with the emphasis on social mobility.

The job involves:

  • working under the direct supervision of Prof. John Nye, the International Academic Advisor and a Research Director of CInSt, and professor of economic history in George Mason University;
  • quantitative and qualitative analysis of different text data sets. In particular, this includes collection, digitalization, computer procession and rigorous statistical analysis of text collections available online and in Russian historical archives;
  • writing research papers for international peer-reviewed journals;
  • public presentations of candidate’s own research to the researchers in the field and the broader academic community.

Some teaching is encouraged, though not required.

The Center offers access to the archives of selected historical data sets. 

Requirements:

  • a PhD from an international research university in such fields as: Economics/Computer Science/Sociology;
  • a good knowledge of programming and computer data base manipulation is a must;
  • a strong theoretical and empirical background economics, sociology or education;
  • ability to work in a team;
  • fluent English;
  • relevant experience is an asset although not required.

General conditions for Post-Doctoral Research positions can be found here. Appointments will be normally made for one year.

CV and research statement should be submitted via online application form. Two letters of recommendation should be submitted by the referees directly to iri@hse.ru by February 15, 2018. Please note that direct applications to the hiring laboratory may not be reviewed. 

About HSE

HSE is a young, dynamic and fast-growing research-intensive university providing unique research opportunities (Higher School of EconomicsCenter for Institutional Studies

Apply now