JOE - October 2012

University of Zurich
Department of Economics
Tenure-Track Assistant Professorship in Economics of Development and Emerging Markets
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Tenure-Track Assistant Professorship in Economics of Development and Emerging Markets
Section: 3 -- International:Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Zurich, Kanton Zurich, Switzerland
JEL Classifications:
D9 -- Intertemporal Choice and Growth
E1 -- General Aggregative Models
E6 -- Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook
F4 -- Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance
N1 -- Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics; Growth and Fluctuations
O1 -- Economic Development
O3 -- Technological Change; Research and Development; Intellectual Property Rights
O4 -- Economic Growth and Aggregate Productivity
Keywords: Tenure track assistant professorship, macroeconomics, growth, economic development, emerging markets.
Deadline Date: 11/30/2012

JOE ID Number: 201210_397532

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The Faculty of Economics, Business Administration and IT at the University of Zurich invites applications for a

Tenure-Track Assistant Professorship in Economics of Development and Emerging Markets

Applications are invited for a position as tenure-track Assistant Professor, starting earliest in the fall 2013. The appointment can be made at a higher seniority level (Associate or Full Professor) depending on the characteristics of the candidate.

Our faculty hosts one of the leading economic departments in Europe, and places strong emphasis on outstanding research and scholarship. Through its educational and research objectives, the University of Zurich aims at attracting leading international researchers who are willing to contribute to its development and to strengthening its reputation.

The area of research is interpreted very broadly. Applications are invited from experts in both macroeconomics and microeconomics - with both theoretical and empirical inclinations - who have interests in the area of economic growth and development.

The position involves teaching undergraduate and graduate courses. The language of instruction is either English or German (knowledge of German is not a requirement).

The University of Zurich is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages applications from female candidates.

Further information may be obtained from Professor Fabrizio Zilibotti (
Application Instructions:

Shortlisted applicants will be interviewed at the ASSA Meetings in San Diego, January 4-6, 2013. Please submit your electronic application including a curriculum vitae to Professor Harald Gall, Dean of the Faculty of Economics, Business Administration and IT of the University of Zurich ( Three letters of reference specifying the name of the applicant in the subject line should also be submitted separately to the same address ( The deadline is November 30, 2012.

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