The junior fellowships are aimed at early career researchers working in the field of health economics. The fellowships cover travel and accommodation expenses of the applicant.  Fellows are given the opportunity to execute a research project within the remit of CINCH.  Participants benefit from the research environment at CINCH and partner institutions such as the RWI –  Leibniz Institute for Economic Research and Leibniz Science Campus Ruhr, and access to high-quality German and Swedish (administrative) data. 

In order for the applicant to experience the vibrant health economics environment at CINCH, we prefer applicants to visit during term time.  The dates for the next terms are October 2023-February 2024 and April-July 2024.

Benefits to Applicants:

  • Visit of a major German health economics research unit 
  • Collaboration with CINCH researchers and partner institutions such as the RWI – Leibniz Institute for Economic Research and Leibniz Science Campus Ruhr
  • Access to high-quality German (administrative) data and the Essen Laboratory for Experimental Economics
  • Presentation of the work in the health economics seminar series and publication in the CINCH working paper series
  • Guidance with respect to housing, public transport, etc.
  • Assumption of travel and accomodation expenses

Application Criteria:

  • Competitive   research   proposal   within   the   remit of CINCH.
  • Dates of potential visit
  • Visits should last roughly between two and four months during term time
  • Researchers  in  all  stages  of  their  careers  are  invited to apply, but preference will be given to  those  who  graduated  within  the  last  five  years or close to completion of their PhD.

Application Material

  • CV
  • Dates of potential visit
  • Short research proposal including a motivation of how it matches with CINCH
  • One recommendation letter

How to apply

Deadline for applications is 1st September 2023. Please send your application to  Questions regarding the programmes may be directed to Nikolaos Prodromidis at CINCH,