JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2014 - January 31, 2015

University of Geneva

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School of Social Sciences
Professor of Political Economy

JOE ID Number: 2014-02_450859
Date Posted: 08/20/2014
Date Inactive: 01/31/2015
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Professor of Political Economy
Section: International:Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Geneva, Geneva, SWITZERLAND
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Political Economy
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The School of Social Sciences at the University of Geneva seeks to fill three open-rank professorships (assistant, associate or full) in political economy. We are looking for scholars working in one or several of the following domains: (1) institutional economics, varieties of capitalism, economics of technology and innovation (JEL codes: E6, 03, P1, P5); (2) public economics, economics of the public sector, economic policy, inequality and redistribution (D3, D6, D7, H1, H4, H8); and (3) territorial approaches in urban and regional economics (R1, R5). A PhD in Economics is highly desirable as is a demonstrated interest in engaging with other social sciences. Successful candidates must have strong publication records and international reputations. They will form a new department, together with economic historians, and will be expected to contribute to its administration as well as undergraduate and graduate teaching programs. Teaching at the undergraduate level is mainly in French; teaching at the graduate level is in French and English.

The application deadline is September 30, 2014. On how to apply, consult the following website: For further information, contact Jonas Pontusson, Associate Dean ( or Mary O’Sullivan, head of the Department of Economic History (

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
  • Letters of Reference Instructions Below
Application deadline: 09/30/2014
Reference Instructions:
Letters of recommendation will be solicited from short-listed candidates.