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Post-doc position in “Wine Consumer Behavior”- Bordeaux

KEDGE invites applications to fill a vacant post-doctoral position in “Wine consumer behavior”.

Post-doc position in “Wine Consumer Behavior” - Bordeaux Campus


Quantitative marketing or applied econometrics.


KEDGE Business School, a leading French business school based in Bordeaux, Marseille and Paris France is seeking to fill a post-doctoral position for its Food, Wine and Hospitality Research Center. You will benefit from our academic environment and its partners and in particular Cornell University, Ecole Hôtelière de Lausanne, Hong Kong Polytechnic University and University of Bolzano.

The candidate will work in close collaboration with several team members on food and wine issues such as i) the role of education on wine consumption, ii) the main drivers of a sustainable consumption of wine. The ideal candidate will have to demonstrate a strong ability to manage empirical projects, which require using sophisticated econometric techniques and in particular modern identification strategies. The Post-doc will also assist researchers with their experiments; write academic papers with the goal to publish them in international peer-reviewed journals either in the marketing field or in economics. A strong experience with elite and top-field journals in either of these fields will be appreciated.

The selected candidate will work under the supervision of Olivier Gergaud, Professor of economics at KEDGE Business School and head of the Food, Wine and Hospitality Research Center. The position is initially for eighteen months but an extension is negotiable and will be conditional to the contributions of the successful candidate during the initial period.


The position is based on the Bordeaux campus of KEDGE Business School. Bordeaux is an attractive city in southern France and KEDGE has been developing over time strong ties and fruitful collaborations with many professionals of the wine industry.


Salaries are in line with the recommendations the French National Centre for Scientific Research (CNRS) but also commensurate with experience.


The position will remain open until suitable candidates are found. For further information, or to submit your application, please email Prof. Olivier Gergaud: Any application should include a letter of motivation, the applicant’s CV, and their usual certificates. A letter of reference from a Professor or supervisor must be submitted directly by the referee either by email (as a pdf file) to or by mail to Ms Catherine Roques, KEDGE Business School, 680 Cours de la Libération, 33405 Talence Cedex, France.

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