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CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis conducts scientific economic research that is used by policymakers and politicians in the decision-making process around policy issues. As a scientific staff member, you will be working on complex issues, which you will address from various and sometimes unexpected perspectives.
We recruit scientific staff within various sectors of CPB.
CPB, generally, recruits new staff twice a year. Traditionally, this takes place in the first quarter (January), to fill the vacancies at various sectors. People who are completing their education in the current academic year, therefore, are also explicitly invited to apply. More information about the procedure will be published on the CPB website in the near future.
You will be working on policy-relevant economic studies, within a team of higher educated professionals. You will be setting up and executing policy analyses, among other things, and work on the practical application of economic or statistical theory, in addressing complex issues. At some point in the future, you will become responsible for setting up and conducting high quality research. This will involve answering questions, including those from the Cabinet and Ministries. When doing so, you will take various interests and external developments into account. You will be using and/or developing mostly scientific methods and techniques, and will publish and present the results from independent analyses for a variety of target audiences in the fields of policy and science. CPB will offer you the opportunity for career advancement, such as a promotion to experienced senior scientific researcher.
CPB Netherlands Bureau for Economic Policy Analysis is a part of the ministry of Economic Affairs, but operates independently in conducting socially relevant, economic policy analyses and projections, particularly for the Dutch Government and Parliament. CPB works at the crossroads of science and policy.
For more information about job vacancies, please contact dr. Peter Zwaneveld, voorzitter van de sollicitatiecommissie (06- 15828119), firstname.lastname@example.org of dr. A. van der Horst, sectorhoofd Macro-Analyse (06- 52526165), A.email@example.com. We expect to recruit for about 6 vacancies. We would like to receive a response to this vacancy no later than January 28, 2018, with a curriculum vitae, grade list and motivation letter. Apply
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