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Postdoctoral Research Positions

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


The job involves:

●      working under the direct supervision of Prof. Herve Moulin, lab’s academic supervisor,

●      participants are encouraged to pursue their own research in parallel with working on research projects of our lab in two broad areas:

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 organization of the events and other contribution to the lab’s development

●      public presentations of candidate’s own research to the researchers in the field and the broader academic community

●      some teaching is encouraged, though not required.



●      a PhD from an international research university in such fields as: Economics, Theoretical Computer Science or Mathematics (by the time of starting the position)

●      a strong background in Game Theory, Microeconomics, Discrete Mathematics and Theoretical Computer Science

●      heavy emphasis on high quality research

●      ability to work in a team,

●      fluent English

●      relevant experience is an asset although not required.


General conditions for Post-Doctoral Research positions can be found here. Appointments will be normally made for one year.

A CV and research statement should be submitted via online application form and two letters of recommendation should be submitted by the referees directly to fellowship@hse.ru by February 15, 2019. 

 Please note that direct applications to the hiring laboratory may not be reviewed.


About HSE

HSE is a young, dynamic, fast-growing Russian research university providing unique research opportunities.

For more information about HSE, please visit the webpage of the Lab: International Laboratory of Game Theory and Decision Making (http://scem.spb.hse.ru/en/ilgt/) or contact the following members of the Lab:

-- Herve Moulin (Herve.Moulin@glasgow.ac.uk) and Anna Bogomolnaia (Anna.Bogomolnaia@glasgow.ac.uk), the academic supervisors

-- Alexander Nesterov (nesterovu@gmail.com), the laboratory head

-- Xenia Adaeva (xadaeva@hse.ru), the manager.

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