JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)
August 1, 2014 - January 31, 2015
University of Basel
Position Title/Short Description
Section: International:Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Basel, SWITZERLAND
JEL Classification: E -- Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:
The Faculty of Business and Economics of the University of Basel, Switzerland, invites applications for a
Professorship in Macroeconomics (open rank)
to begin on September 1, 2015 or at the earliest convenience.
The appointment will be at the level of Full Professor, Associate Professor, or Tenure-Track Assistant Professor, depending on the successful candidate’s qualifications and experience. Applicants for a full or associate professorship should possess an excellent international publication record and several years of postdoctoral research experience. All applicants should have demonstrated a commitment to teaching excellence at all levels.
The successful candidate pursues research in macroeconomics or related fields, such as monetary economics, economic history, growth or development, from a macroeconomics perspective. The professorship involves teaching degree courses in macroeconomics at the Bachelor’s and Master’s level and contributing to the faculty’s doctoral program. The teaching commitment amounts to 4 to 8 hours per week each semester, depending on the level of appointment. Teaching duties may be carried out in English. The position also entails securing research funding and participating in the university administration.
The University of Basel is an equal opportunity and family friendly employer committed to excellence through diversity. To increase the number of women in leading academic positions the university strongly encourages applications from women.
Applications, including a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, a short outline of current research projects, three academic papers, and details of teaching experience, should be submitted to application-wwz@ no later than February 15, 2015.
For further information please do not hesitate to contact the head of the hiring committee, Prof. Dr. Georg Nöldeke ( , or Yvonne Mery ( at the Dean’s Office.
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