Postdoc Position in Health and Labor Economics

    Postdoc Position in Health and Labor Economics

    Postdoc Position in Health and Labor Economics, in the Department of Economics, and will be embedded in Center for Economic Behavior and Inequality (CEBI), a Center of Excellence funded by the Danish National Research Foundation, UCPH, Denmark

    Deadline to Apply

    June 14, 2021 (23: 59 GMT +1)


    PositionPostdoc Position
    No. of Position(s)1
    Research AreaHealth Economics
    Labor Economics
    Public Economics
    SalaryDKK 415.400 / Year
    WorkplaceDepartment of Economics
    University of Copenhagen (UCPH)
    Contract Period2 Years (with possibility of extension to three years)
    Starting dateAss soon as possible


    PhD degree in related fields


    We are looking for excellent candidates with a strong background in research fields like Health Economics, Labor Economics, Public Economics, and Microeconometrics.

    Responsibilities/ Job Description

    The post doc will be involved in projects with the purpose of providing a better understanding of 1) how individual opportunities and behaviors contribute to inequalities in health and socio-economic outcomes, and 2) how recent technologies as personalized (precision) medicine can target treatments to patients’ individual health and socio-economic background.

    How to Apply?

    Tp apply, please click the button Apply Online mentioned above

    Documents Required

    • Application, including reasons for applying for this position (max. 2 pages)  
    • Curriculum vitae, including list of publications  
    • Diplomas – all relevant certificates  
    • Publications to be considered in the assessment (max. 5)  

    About Research project

    The research agenda relates to two large projects: “Behavioral responses to health innovations and the consequences for socioeconomic outcomes” (financed by the Novo Nordisk Foundation, see and “Socio-economic aspects of personalized medicine” (PM Heart, financed by NordForsk and Innovation Fund Denmark,


    Salary and conditions of employment will be in accordance with the agreement between the Danish Ministry of Finance and the Danish Confederation of Professional Associations (AC). The annual salary for postdoctoral researchers is within the range DKK 415.400 – 437.400 (about EUR 55,800– 58,800). In addition to the salary paid directly to you, the University will also pay a monthly contribution to your pension fund corresponding to 17.1 % of your salary. Negotiation for additional supplements will be possible. A special tax scheme is offered for researchers recruited abroad, see 


    HR-officer Pernille Lykke Paulsen

    Professor Mette Gørtz

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    Post Doc Position in Health and Labor Economics, Department of Economics, University of Copenhagen (UCPH

    Post expires at 8:59am on Tuesday June 15th, 2021 (GMT+9)