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Contrato Predoctoral de Asistente de investigación en la Universidad Rovira i Vigili

Contrato Predoctoral de Asistente de investigación en la Universidad Rovira i Vigili.

Universitat Rovira i Virgili (Dept. of Computer Engineering and Mathematics)

PhD Student/Research Assistant in Mechanism Design

  • Position Type: Other Academic
  • Categories/Specialties: Behavioral Economics Decision Sciences Operations Research
  • Deadline: 2014-09-30
  • Description: Universitat Rovira i Virgili, Tarragona, Catalonia – PhD student/research assistant

What we offer:
We offer a pre-doctoral research assistant contract at Universitat Rovira i Virgili, for up to three years. The selected candidate will work in a new generously funded research project at the UNESCO Chair in Data Privacy/CRISES research group within the Department of Computer Engineering and Mathematics. The candidate’s primary job will be to do research within the project. Additionally, he or she is expected to submit a PhD thesis based on the research carried out.

What we require:
Candidates should have a Master’s degree in Economics, Social Sciences or Mathematics. Their mathematical skills must be demonstrably good and ideally they should be knowledgeable with behavioural economics, game theory and mechanism design. Some idea on computer science and cryptographic protocols would also be appreciated.

Where we are:
Universitat Rovira i Virgili (URV) is based in Tarragona (Catalonia), which is a coastal city 90 km south of Barcelona. URV has been ranked by Times Higher Education 2014 as the world´s 66th best university under 50 years of age. Also, according to the CWTS Leiden 2014 ranking, URV has the second highest research impact on “Math., Comp. Sci. and Engineering´´ among European universities.

What candidates should send:
Send your CV and publication record, plus two recommendation letters to Prof. Josep Domingo-Ferrer ( ).


Prof. Josep Domingo-Ferrer
Universitat Rovira i Virgili
Dept. of Computer Engineering and Maths
UNESCO Chair in Data Privacy
Tarragona (Spain)

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