The Institute of Health Economics (IHE) invites applications for the position of a
PhD Student (m/f/d) in health economics and development
(Salary Scale 13 TV-L, 50 %)
starting 1 September 2020. The position is initially limited to two years.
Responsibilities and duties
The successful candidate conducts research and engages in teaching related to health economics and development. Within the scope of the doctoral project, several empirical studies will be implemented, in particular large-scale randomized field experiments in the context of investment projects of international organizations such as the World Bank.
Candidates must have completed a scientific university degree (Diploma/Master) in Economics or a related discipline and proficiency in English. A strong Master's thesis is expected that documents advanced capabilities to apply empirical economic methods. Excellent candidates have a research focus in health economics and/or development economics. Outstanding social, personal, and communication skills are expected.
As an equal opportunities employer, Leibniz University Hannover intends to promote women and men. For this reason, suitably qualified women are specifically invited to apply. Preference will be given to equally qualified applicants with disabilities.
For questions regarding the position, please contact Dr. Arndt Reichert (Professor of Health Economics and Development at the IHE starting 1 of September, email@example.com).
Detailed application materials (CV, Master's thesis, publication list, copies of university certificates, a short description of the past and future research plans, and a reference letter) should be submitted by 15 July 2020, citing Reference No. TVL062020, in electronic form to
or alternatively via postal mail to:
Gottfried Wilhelm Leibniz Universität Hannover
Institute of Health Economics
Attn. Ms. Virginia Rimpler