Berlin based Senior Economist (fixed-term contract) for economic policy modeling (CGE) @ DIW Econ

DIW Econ is the consulting firm of the German Institute for Economic Research (DIW) based in the very center of Berlin. In order to strengthen our growing team and expertise in applied economic modeling we invite applications for a

Senior Economist Position

with a focus on applied modeling of economic policies at the sector-specific as well as economy-wide level. The successful candidate should have a Ph.D in economics and several years of relevant experience in applied economic analysis, including energy and climate policies. Successful applicants will have profound skills and experiences in CGE modeling using software packages like GAMS or Gempack.

Fluency in English is required and the ability to work in teams is mandatory. Some knowledge of German would be an advantage.

A work permit for Germany is required.

The position is full-time for initially two years and with a possible permanent extension afterwards. Salary is competitive and consists of fixed and variable components. The start for this position should be as soon as possible.

DIW Econ is committed to the goals of equal opportunities and works individually with its employees to establish flexible working time schemes that allow them to maintain a good work-family balance and to parent their children optimally.

Applicants should provide a cover letter stating the motivation to apply, CV, certificates, a list of publications, and contact information of 2 referees.

Applications should be sent by email to

Review of applications will continue until the position is filled. Only shortlisted candidates will be contacted and invited to DIW ECON in Berlin, Germany.

DIW Berlin is the largest and among the leading economic research institutes in Germany providing applied economic research and economic policy analysis, as well as research infrastructure.

DIW Econ is an innovative and dynamic company, embedded in and committed to the academic environment of our parent company. Since 2007 we are advising corporate and public clients worldwide. Further information can be found at

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