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Postdoctoral position in urban and regional economics
Aalto University

Date Posted Nov. 15, 2023
Title Postdoctoral position in urban and regional economics
University Aalto University
, Finland
Department E703 Dept. Economics
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Post-Doc
  • Economics - General

The Department of Economics at Aalto University invites applications for a postdoctoral fellowship, starting no later than September 2024. We prefer candidates with a strong background in urban, transportation or spatial economics. Applicants should hold a doctoral degree (or be near completion of the doctorate) in economics or in a related field. The applicants will be reviewed based on their research and activity in the scientific community.
The duration of the postdoctoral fellowship is 2 years, with the possibility to extend to a third year. We offer outstanding research facilities, access to administrative data, time devoted to research, and balance between opportunities to collaborate with faculty and to pursue an independent research agenda. We expect the postdoctoral fellow to carry out and supervise high-quality scientific research, teach one course in urban economics and be an active member of our urban economics research group.
The Department of Economics at Aalto University is part of the Helsinki Graduate School of Economics (Helsinki GSE,, which brings together the economics faculty from three Finnish universities (including University of Helsinki and Hanken School of Economics) and collaborates closely with VATT Institute for Economic Research. The urban economics research group of the Helsinki GSE ( organises graduate-level teaching, workshops and a seminar series.
Application Procedure
Applications should be submitted electronically via website by January 31, 2024:
Application materials should include a cover letter, CV with a list of publications and working papers, one job market paper, and three letters of reference. Please submit all application materials in English. Virtual first round interviews will be conducted on a rolling basis starting late January 2024.
Aalto University reserves the right for justified reasons to leave the position open or to extend the application period.
Further information
For additional information, please contact Professors Prottoy Akbar (, Tuukka Saarimaa ( or Pablo Warnes ( (or in the case of questions relating to the recruitment process, HR Coordinator Tiina Paronen-Viljanen, +358 505272674,

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