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Postdoctoral Position in Economics, Specializing in Migration, and/or Family Economics, and/or Economic History

IESEG School of Management

Lille Economics and Management (LEM, CNRS) and IÉSEG School of Management invite applications for a 18-months, fully funded Postdoctoral position in Economics with the emphasis on migration, family economics and economic history at its Paris campus starting in September 2020.

The postdoctoral researcher will join a team to work on the research project MALYNES (Migration And Labour supplY wheN culturE matterS), whose objective is to predict the future effects of migration on labor supply in the European Union, by modelling the effect of culture and family decisions on the labor supply decision of individuals. The project is in collaboration with researchers from University of California Davis and Paris School of Economics.


  • The candidate will have a Ph.D. (or be close to completion) in economics. He/she is expected to possess strong empirical and analytical skills and have a commitment to research excellence.
  • Applicants should be completely fluent in English. Prior knowledge of French is not required.
  • Experience in conducting applied research using both either empirical or structural econometric methods is requested.
  • A research background in labor economics and/or cultural economics will be considered a very valuable asset.

Working Conditions 

The selected applicant is expected to begin his/her assignment in September 2020. The appointment is for 18 months. Gross salary will be competitive with other European research and academic institutions. The researcher will be based in Paris (on the site of IÉSEG School of Management).

Research Team

The candidate will be working directly with Profs. Thomas Baudin, Simone Moriconi and will benefit from interactions with the MALYNES international research team.

Application Procedure

Interested candidates can apply by filling the following form and upload the application package consisting of the following documents merged into one single pdf:

  • Cover letter (no more than 1 page)
  • Updated CV
  • Job Market Paper
  • List of names, affiliations and e-mail addresses of two referees (and possibly letters of recommendation.
  • A statement (1page) that describes your motivation for working in our group. When applying please select “MALYNES-Postdoc” in question 1.

Notice that we will be also available for interviewing potentially interested candidates at the ADRES Doctoral Conference to be held in Lyon on February 3-4, 2020. If you will be present, please contact us by e-mail and mention “ANDRES Doctoral Conference- Malynes Post-doc” in the subject of the e-mail. 

For any further question, please contact us by e-mail at

Application Deadline

February 15, 2020.

About Lille Economics and Management (LEM)

  • LEM is a research unit associating the CNRS (National Center for Scientific Research), the University of Lille and IÉSEG School of Management.
  • LEM comprises about 180 researchers and 80 doctoral students in economics and management.
  • Research at LEM is multi-disciplinary in economics and management and is centered on societal issues.
  • LEM is a young, internationally oriented and dynamic laboratory with a strong scientific ambition.

About IÉSEG School of Management 

  • IÉSEG is AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA accredited and is a member of the “Conférence des Grandes Écoles.”
  • The IÉSEG Research Center is accredited by the French National Center for Scientific Research (CNRS).
  • IÉSEG’s faculty is very diverse with more than 40 different nationalities represented.
Location: Paris - France
Salary: Gross salary will be competitive with other European research and academic institutions
Hours: Full Time
Contract Type: Fixed-Term/Contract
Placed On: 3rd January 2020
Closes: 15th February 2020
Job Ref: MALYNES-Postdoc
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