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Marie Sklodowska- Curie Individual Fellowships in Austria 2017

Marie Sklodowska- Curie Individual Fellowships in Austria 2017

The Institute of Advance Studies Vienna in Austria invites application from postdoctoral researchers of any nationality. The postdoctoral researchers have to apply jointly with an Institute of Advance Studies host supervisor to the EC Marie Skłodowska‐ Curie Individual Fellowship Scheme 2017 with in the following research areas: Behavioral and experimental economics, Comparative electoral studies, parliamentarism in the EU, Demography, pensions and social policy, Energy policy and security in the EU, Health and long term care policy, health services research, Impact of techno-scientific innovations on contemporary and future societies, Macroeconomic forecasting, macroeconomic policy, taxation and Socio-ecological transformation in the fields of mobility, food or labour. The main aim of the Marie Sklodowska-Curie Individual Fellowships is to develop and enhance the creative and innovative potential of highly motivated and experienced researchers, wishing to enlarge their individual capability in terms of skill acquisition through advanced training, international mobility.

The Institute for Advanced Studies (IHS) is located in Vienna, Austria. The Institute for Advanced Studies (IHS) is located in Vienna, Austria is founded in 1963 under the auspices of two former Austrian scholars of world renown, Paul F. Lazarsfeld and Oskar Morgenstern with funds from the Ford Foundation, the Institute for Advanced Studies Vienna (IHS) is today funded by the Austrian government and by other public organizations. The Institute for Advanced Studies Vienna, Austria (IHS) brings together high-level expertise from economists, sociologists, and political scientists to address fundamental economic and social problems and policy choices. At Institute for Advanced Studies Vienna (IHS) there are currently 11 research groups established at the Institute; they provide the basis for interdisciplinary research on topics such as health, labour market, European integration, and education. In total, the research groups cover a large range of topics, methods, and disciplines. The group’s research projects are built on the study of locations and regions, expressing the economic importance of a region, sector, company or public institution in regional, national and global value chains. This includes the reflection of other matters such as innovation, tourism, culture, foreign trade, and infrastructure.

For these purposes IHS use mathematical economic methods such as the multi regional input-output model produced by the group, methods of Operations Research (e.g. Data Envelopment Analysis) and many bench marking and optimization methods. In order to find the best possible solution to a problem, the most adequate scientific methods are used or developed.

Scholarship award:

The Institute of Advance Studies Vienna in Austria and EC Marie Skłodowska‐ Curie in Austria will cover the following expenses of the successful applicants from all over the world:

  • All the applicants will get Living allowance around EUR 4.870 per month.
  • The Mobility allowance around EUR 600 per month.
  • The Family allowance around EUR 500 per month.

Level of Study:

The Institute of Advance Studies Vienna in Austria invites application from postdoctoral researchers. The postdoctoral researchers have to apply jointly with an Institute of Advance Studies host supervisor to the EC Marie Skłodowska‐ Curie Individual Fellowship Scheme 2017.

Field of Study:

The Institute of Advance Studies Vienna in Austria invites application from postdoctoral researchers. The postdoctoral researchers have to apply jointly with an Institute of Advance Studies host supervisor to the EC Marie Skłodowska‐ Curie Individual Fellowship Scheme 2017 in the following research areas:

  • Behavioral and experimental economics
  • Comparative electoral studies, parliamentarism in the EU
  • Demography, pensions and social policy
  • Energy policy and security in the EU
  • Health and long term care policy, health services research
  • Impact of techno-scientific innovations on contemporary and future societies
  • Macroeconomic forecasting, macroeconomic policy, taxation
  • Socio-ecological transformation in the fields of mobility, food or labour.

Eligibility Criteria:

The applicants have to fulfill the following defined terms and condition in order to be considered as eligible for this scholarship award:

  • The applicant must have at least four years of full-time equivalent research experience or researchers in possession of a doctoral degree.
  • The researcher must not have worked or resided in Austria for more than 12 months within the past 3 years at the time of the deadline for submission of proposals.
  • The applicants of all nationalities are eligible to apply for these fellowships in Austria.

How to Apply:

The applicants has to provide their Expression of Interest in English and must be fully completed to be taken into consideration. The applicants must have to email their “Expression of Interest (EOI): Marie Sklodowska-Curie IF” on the following email address:

 SYLVIA KARL-PARZER – parzer(at)ihs.ac.at

EOI results will be announced in late May 2017. Selected candidates will then be invited to prepare their full proposal with their supervisor.

Deadline:

The applications will be closed on 11th April 2017.

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