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Postdoctoral Fellow in Game Theory, Economic Design, Computational Economics, and Discrete Mathematics

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GT Lab invites applications for postdoctoral research positions in the field of Game Theory, Economic Design, Computational Economics, and Discrete Mathematics.

HSE University
Laboratory of Game Theory and Decision Making, 
HSE-St. Petersburg
St. Petersburg, Russia

The Higher School of Economics Laboratory of Game Theory and Decision Making in St. Petersburg, Russia, invites applications for postdoctoral research positions in Game Theory, Economic Design, Computational Economics, and Discrete Mathematics.


The general requirements for the postdoctoral fellowship positions are the following:
●      Candidates must hold a recent Ph.D. in the field of Economics, Theoretical Computer Science or Mathematics, or related areas, which was awarded over the last 5 years or received before starting work at HSE in a relevant field by an internationally recognized university and has been assessed by external reviewers as having the potential to pursue research that is publishable in leading peer-reviewed journals;
●       Fluent English is obligatory as research and other activities are conducted in English. Knowledge of Russian is not required;
●      Relevant experience will be an asset although not required.

The position involves:
●      participants are encouraged to pursue their own research along with working on the Laboratory of Game Theory and Decision Making research projects such as:
o  market design & mechanism design
o  game theory: strategic, algorithmic, and applied
●      writing research papers for international peer-reviewed journals in co-authorship with the members of the Lab;
●      participation in the events of the Lab and other contributions to the Lab’s development;
●      public presentations of the candidate’s own research to the academic community;
●      some teaching is encouraged, though not required.


Appointments are made for one year. Postdoctoral fellows have a high opportunity of renewal of the contract (no more than two times) in case of outstanding performance.

HSE University offers postdoctoral fellows a competitive salary, the standard medical insurance plan; a working space equipped with a computer, and free Internet access at the University.


Application Process

Applications must be submitted online. Please provide a CVa statement of research interest, and a recent research paper submitted via the online application form. At least two letters of recommendation should be sent directly to the International Faculty Recruitment Office at fellowship@hse.ru before the application deadline. Please note that direct applications to the hiring laboratory may not be reviewed.

Read more about the application process here.


The deadline for the applications is February, 14, 2023

Apply now


Our Lab has been founded and until recently headed by Herve Moulin and Anna Bogomolnaia.

For more information:

·        about Postdoctoral Fellowship - Frequently Asked Questions;

·        about HSE university – official website;

·        about the Laboratory of Game Theory and Decision Making – official website of the Laboratory  or contact the following members of the Lab:

Ø Alexander Nesterov (asnesterov@hse.ru), the laboratory head;

Ø Elena Kusharina (ekusharina@hse.ru), the manager.

·        about our former postdocs: https://game.hse.ru/en/research_fellow;

·        about international specialists' life in Russia - International Faculty Support.


If you have any additional questions, feel free to contact the International Faculty Recruitment Office at fellowship@hse.ru