Vacancy for Post-Doctoral Researcher

Research Project Title

Agricultural Economics and Rural Development – Quantitative Analysis / Modeling impact of CAP policy instruments on regional / local economy and farming

Project Description

The Agriculture and Life Sciences in the Economy Unit has a vacancy for a post-doctoral researcher to work on modeling the effects of Rural Development policy instruments in regional/local economies within the SUSTAG (sustainable agriculture) Action. This action is currently carrying out research on quantitative assessment of CAP impact on rural areas, both from the point of view of farm holdings and regional economy.

The successful candidate will participate in:

  • conceptual work and analyses of effects of agriculture-rural policies (ex-ante and ex-post) on rural/farming economies through:
  • development of quantitative tools for the impact assessment of CAP, with a particular focus on Computable General Equilibrium (CGE) models, Econometrics, or Mathematical Programming.
  • carrying out socio-economic analysis on rural economies;
  • initiation, management and monitoring of related research projects (i.e. preparing technical specifications, evaluating results, drafting policy reports);
  • organisation of scientific events (workshops, etc.); publishing scientific articles and technical reports, and participate in scientific conferences.
  • He/she should have experience and a track record of research in at least one of the following scientific areas: Computable General Equilibrium (CGE), Econometrics, or Mathematical Programming as applied to the assessment of agricultural/rural policy impact on farming/rural development. The candidate should possess strong analytical skills. Experience in analyses based on case study approach is an asset, knowledge of modelling tools and software (e.g. GAMS) is required. The ability to work in a multi-cultural and interdisciplinary environment is necessary.

    Candidates must hold a doctoral degree or having fulfilled all the obligations to obtain a PhD (certified by the university) or having a minimum of 5 years research experience after the first university degree giving access to doctoral studies (which may include periods of training such as a masters degree) in a field relevant to the JRC’s scientific activities.

    A very good level of written and spoken English is essential and knowledge of at least one other EU language is compulsory.

    Duration: 36-month fellowship
    Place:  Seville, Spain
    Salary:  Approximately EUR 3,200 net per month

    Contacts: 

    IPTS information point:  jrc-ipts-recruitment@ec.europa.eu
    Responsible scientist:    Mr. Jacques Delincé, jacques.delince@ec.europa.eu
    Info on SUSTAG Action:    http://agrilife.jrc.ec.europa.eu/

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    11 Responses to Vacancy for Post-Doctoral Researcher

    1. I am working in the University of Kordofan-Sudan as Assistant Professor in the Department of Agricultural economic and rural development, am interested in your research project title rural development, i hereby wish to apply for the vacancy for post doctoral researcher. i hope that find a chance for this postdoctoral fellowship.

      best regard

    2. Dadelah Behmand says:

      Dear Sir
      I am working as an Associate Professor in the Department of Geography Payamenoor University of Iran and i am PhD in geography and rural planning.
      My research interest is rural development.I shall be grateful if give me a scope in this regard.
      D.Behmand

    3. Dr. Famuyiwa B. S. says:

      I am a Senior Research Officer in Cocoa Research Institute of Nigeria, with a PhD in Agricultural Extension and Rural Sociology. I wish to have my Postdoc in your esteemed organisation

    4. Nasir Mahmood says:

      Me working as an Assistant professor in Agri. Extension University of the Punjab Pakistan. please consider my request for fellowship.

    5. NAZEERUDIN says:

      Dear
      sir
      I am a guest faculty at Bangalore University Dept of Rural development and involving in Sustainable agriculture . pls provide me post doctoral fellowship .

    6. Md. Mostafizur Rahman says:

      Dear Sir
      I am working as an Associate Professor in the Department of Agronomy and Agricultural Extension under Rajshahi University, Bangladesh. My research interest is rural development.I shall be grateful if give me a scope in this regard.

      Rahman

    7. Sumit kumar Sori says:

      Dear sir,
      I have submitted my Ph.D thesis (Agril. Economics)on Sep.2011 in IGAU, Raipur, C.G (India).
      As I am interested in your research project title and also in Post Ph.D. So hereby i wish to apply for a post doctoral job in your esteemed institution.

      I shall be grateful if my application is given due consideration.

    8. DR AMASSOMA DITIMI says:

      Dear sir,

      i hereby wish to apply for a post doctoral job in your esteemed institution.

      I shall be grateful if my application is given due consideration.

      thank you for your understanding and prompt response.

      Amassoma

      • lolinda says:

        Please refer to the email address listed in the article and contact them directly. We post the job as a courtesy. Thank you!

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