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30.10.2023 | News

Open positions in Finnish Centre of Excellence in Tax Systems Research

FIT is hiring!

Would you be our new tenure-track Assistant Professor or Post-doctoral Research Fellow at Tampere University?

Ask us more and apply soon! The DL for the position of Assistant Professor is 27th November and for the Postdoctoral Research Fellow on 4th December.

Tampere University is inviting applications for two positions in Economics: Assistant Professor (tenure track) and Postdoctoral Research Fellow.

The persons to be appointed will be part of the Finnish Centre of Excellence in Tax Systems Research (FIT). FIT studies the effects and design of multiple aspects of public policy. Our research program is very broad, covering a multitude of topics related to public finance, labor, health, and environmental economics, and industrial organization. Our research utilizes empirical, experimental, and theoretical methods, together with world-class register data on individuals and firms.

We are seeking accomplished early-career academics with the potential to organize and conduct innovative, top-quality research in their field. The positions are part of FIT, but the exact field of specialization within economics is open. We expect successful applicants to produce research papers for top international academic journals. 

More details are available here (with instructions how to apply):

Post-doc Research Fellow through Tampere University online recruitment system

Assistant Professor through Tampere University online recruitment system.

The link to tenure track position of Assistant Professor in Economics on the Econ Job Market.


  • 27 November 2023: DL for applications / Assistant Professor
  • 4 December 2023: DL for applications / Post-doc Research Fellow
  • December 2023 onwards: Initial interviews conducted remotely in Zoom.
  • September 2024: the anticipated start of both positions. The tenure track Assistant Professor with the initial appointment for five years. The postdoctoral research fellow will be hired for a fixed term of three years.

For more information on both positions, please contact

Professor and Director of FIT, Kaisa Kotakorpi,
Professor Jarkko Harju,

More information on the application process: HR Specialist Anni Zilliacus,

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