Norwegian School of Economics (NHH)
Postdoctoral Research Position in Applied Statistics/Econometrics

The Norwegian School of Economics (NHH) invites candidates in applied statistics and econometrics to apply for a four year postdoctoral research position at the Department of Finance and Management Science ( ).

The schools's bachelor program is mainly taught in Norwegian. Applicants should therefore speak a Scandinavian language. Highly qualified candidates who do not speak a Scandinavian language will also be considered. In order to qualify for a permanent position at a later stage, however, the candidate must be able to teach in Norwegian.

Expected starting date is January 2013, but both an earlier and later date will be possible. The teaching load is very competitive and the salary is comparable to other European business schools.

The person hired will be part of the department's research group in mathematics and statistics.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants should have a strong research potential and have completed, or be close to completing, a PhD in econometrics or statistics. Applicants who have a PhD, or are close to complete, a PhD in economics or management science or a related field, with an emphasis on applied econometrics or statistics will also be considered.

Further information about the position (in Norwegian) is available at:

Questions may be addressed to:

ABOUT THE SCHOOL: NHH is a first-rate European business school with a strong research tradition, located in beautiful surroundings just outside downtown Bergen. It is the top school for business students in Norway and has a unique relationship to the Norwegian business and financial community. The school has about 130 full-time faculty members and close to 3,000 students. Courses are offered at the undergraduate, master, and doctorate levels. Teaching languages are Norwegian and English.

FURTHER INFORMATION: More information about NHH is available at:, and about Bergen at:

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Interested candidates should submit electronically an application with curriculum vitae, research papers, and a research plan for the postdoctoral period by September 20th 2012 at this webpage.

Posted 8/22/12