Handelshøyskolen BI Institutt for samfunnsøkonomi - Department of Economics

Post-Doc position In Experimental Economics

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A three year postdoc position is vacant at the BI Norwegian Business School within the area of Experimental Economics at the Department of Economics. The position is linked to a project financed by the Research Council of Norway and BI Norwegian Business School. The project investigates causes of bargaining failure, theoretically and experimentally.  

The successful applicant must hold a doctoral degree when entering the period. Applicants with strong analytical skills, and an interest in developing bargaining theory with the aim of testing the resulting implications in controlled experiments, will be preferred.

We welcome applicants to submit a short project proposal and a research statement. In addition to the research tasks, the successful applicant is expected to contribute to the activities of the Centre for Experimental Studies and Research (CESAR), and the running of the BI Research Lab.

Salary is determined upon agreement, and the position offers membership of the Norwegian Public Service Pension Fund.

Competence will be evaluated in accordance with ordinary regulations for academic positions at universities and specialized university institutions. The evaluation will be based on the quality and relevance of previous research for the research activities in the project and potential for future research. Applicants may be called for an interview, or seminar presentation. The position will only be filled if qualified applicants are identified. BI will place emphasis on whether applicants have worked as teaching assistant or research assistant, including R&D work, research dissemination and research-based advisory services.

Women are encouraged to apply.

The following documents must be submitted electronically;
A project proposal, a research statement, an updated CV (including a complete list of publications and doctoral course work), formal documentation of highest obtained academic degree and other particularly relevant education. Any additional information and/or documentation of other activities that may be of significance for evaluating the applicant’s qualifications can also be submitted.

Up to 10 academic publications, including the doctoral thesis should be sent separately to the President of BI Norwegian Business School, attention Department of Human Resources, Nydalsveien 37, 0442 Oslo.

Additional information about the position can be obtained by contacting the  Head of Administration of the Department of Economics, Kari-Mette Sætersdal (Phone: +47 46410058) or email:

Start date August 2018, or earlier upon agreement.

Work may not be submitted after the deadline.


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