CORE is delighted to offer PhD or postdoctoral fellowship in Monetary Economics and Macroeconomics to start between September 1, 2018, and September 1, 2019.
IMMAQ was founded in 2009 as a research institute which combines fundamental and applied research, relevant in order to target and answer questions as they arise in the public and in the private sector of society – at a regional, national and international scale. More than 200 researchers and consultants, of about 15 different nationalities, contribute to the productivity of this unit. Its common denominator is the use of a coherent set of tools and methods for quantitative modelling and analysis.
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- Applications Deadline: Open for applications.
- Course Level: Fellowships are available to pursue PhD and Postdoctoral degree programme.
- Study Subject: Fellowships are awarded in Monetary Economics and Macroeconomics.
- Scholarship Award: The net monthly allowance for a PhD candidate is around €2000/month. (For a postdoc, it is around €2500/month). Benefits include health insurance. Note that the CORE Secretariat will help you find accommodation.
- Nationality: This fellowship is available for international students.
- Number of Scholarships: Numbers not given
- Scholarship can be taken in Belgium
Eligibility for the Scholarship:
Eligible Countries: This fellowship is available for international students.
Entrance Requirements: Applicants must meet the following criteria:
The successful candidate will be expected to develop her/his own theoretical, empirical or experimental research focusing on the analysis of monetary policy in a context of negative or very low-interest rates. For a PhD applicant, full-time dedication to writing a PhD dissertation on the topic, as well as following doctoral courses and attending seminars is expected. For a Postdoc applicant, the usual requirements of contributing to the CORE Discussion Papers series and to seminars at CORE, and of publishing research in the best international peer-reviewed journals apply.
English Language Requirements: Applicants whose first language is not English are usually required to provide evidence of proficiency in English at the higher level required by the University.
How to Apply: While duly filling in the application form, applicants will be requested to upload the following documents, as soon as possible, applications will be reviewed until the position is filled:
- CV (incl. degrees, current position, research interests, names of 3 referees)
- Cover letter
- Description of Master thesis or similar for PhD applicants / PhD dissertation and research output for postdoc applicants
- Dissertation project for PhD applicants/research project for postdoc applicants
- Description of envisioned future career path
Applicants are responsible for asking their reference persons to send their letters to core-fellows-at-uclouvain.be in due time (max. within a month after the application has been received).
An independent evaluation of the proposals will be conveyed. Applicants will receive notification of the result of the evaluation in the following months.