Vacancy: Tenure-Track Professorship for the field of Demography and Human Capital Formation

3 FEB 2020

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At the Faculty of Social Sciences of the University of Vienna the position of a

Tenure-Track Professorship
for the field of
Demography and Human Capital Formation
 

(full-time position) is to be filled.

This tenure track professor focuses on the analysis of human capital formation covering the methods of formal demography and demographic modelling. While a special focus on the demographic analysis of educational attainment is preferred, human capital formation also includes fertility and immigration. Topics should be covered in broad international perspective.

Reference no.: 10537

The application deadline is 18.03.2020.

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The Wittgenstein Centre aspires to be a world leader in the advancement of demographic methods and their application to the analysis of human capital and population dynamics. In assessing the effects of these forces on long-term human well-being, we combine scientific excellence in a multidisciplinary context with relevance to a global audience. It is a collaboration among the Department of Demography of the University of Vienna, the World Population Program of the International Institute for Applied Systems Analysis (IIASA) and the Vienna Institute of Demography of the Austrian Academy of Sciences (VID/ÖAW).

Wittgenstein Centre Partner: WU Wittgenstein Centre Partner: OEAW Wittgenstein Centre Partner: IIASA