JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2015 - July 31, 2015

University of St. Gallen

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Professor (open rank) of Disability Economics

JOE ID Number: 2015-01_111453127
Date Posted: 06/25/2015
Date Inactive: 07/31/2015
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Professor (open rank) of Disability Economics
Section: International:Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: St. Gallen, SWITZERLAND
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Disabilty Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The University of St. Gallen, a leading university in Management, Economics, Law, Social Sciences and International Relations aims to appoint a

Professor (open rank) of Disability Economics

by February 1, 2016 (or another date by mutual agreement).

The successful candidate will have a doctorate degree in economics or a neighboring discipline with specialization in empirical health economics and the integration of disabled persons into the workforce and society at large. He or she will bring a strong publications record and the ability to combine rigorous academic research to economic practice and questions of public policy.

Depending on the individual’s qualifications, the successful candidate can be appointed as a full or tenure track professor. The professorship is located within the Center for Disability and Integration (CDI-HSG), which was established in 2009.

The University of St. Gallen is an equal opportunity employer and seeks to increase the diversity of its faculty. Applications from women and handicapped persons are especially welcome.

For additional information on the position and the University of St. Gallen, please contact the Chairman of the Search Committee, Professor James W. Davis, Ph.D. (email: or Professor Dr. Monika Bütler, President of the Advisory Board of the Center for Disability and Integration (email:

Interested candidates apply online with the usual supporting documents (cover letter, CV, list of publications, references and a sample of their research that best reflects their research profile) to the President of the University of St. Gallen, Professor Dr. Thomas Bieger (

The deadline for applications is July 31, 2015.

University of St.Gallen | Search Committee | Dufourstrasse 50 | 9000 St.Gallen |

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 07/31/2015