JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2015 - January 31, 2016

Tilburg University

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School of Economics and Management
Assistant/Associate Professor of Economics, Macroeconomics

JOE ID Number: 2015-02_111454846
Date Posted: 11/12/2015
Date Inactive: 01/31/2016
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant/Associate Professor of Economics, Macroeconomics
Section: International:Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Locations: Tilburg, NETHERLANDS
Tilburg, Noord Brabant, NETHERLANDS
JEL Classification: E -- Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Economics Department of Tilburg University’s School of Economics and Management invites applications for a position in Macroeconomics (or related fields). The position will be filled at the level of tenure-track Assistant Professor or (tenured) Associate Professor. We are looking for applicants with outstanding research potential and the potential of teaching macroeconomics at all levels. The TT position offers ample opportunities to do research as it carries a light teaching load (approximately one course per semester). For TT Assistant Professors, after at most five years a tenure decision is made. Female candidates are especially encouraged to apply.

Tilburg University is based in the Netherlands and has a strong reputation in doing economic research. It offers competitive European salaries. Moreover, researchers from outside the Netherlands can apply for tax-free allowance equal to 30% of their taxable salary. The University also offers a generous pension scheme. The School will provide assistance in finding suitable accommodation and in other relevant relocation issues.

Tilburg is the host to an internationally recognized large research center, CentER, which after its establishment in 1988 has evolved into a broad-based research institute spanning every field of economics and business. Among the research institutes centered in Tilburg, the European Banking Center (EBC) is a research platform dedicated to connect researchers across Europe specializing in Macroeconomics and Banking, while Netspar is a network devoted to the study of pensions, aging and retirement. Tilburg is often ranked among the top European institutions specializing in social sciences.

For information about the Economics Department of Tilburg University please visit:

Information regarding CentER, the EBC and Netspar can be found in the following links:

Application Instructions:
Applications and accompanying documents should be submitted electronically, using this website The following material should be submitted no later than December 1st, 2015:

1. Cover Letter
2. CV
3. 3 Reference Letters
4. Job Market Paper

In the cover letter, the applicant should indicate whether she/he is applying for an assistant or an associate professor position. The most promising candidates will be invited to Tilburg to present and discuss their work with relevant members of TiSEM. For applicants at the level of assistant professor, this will be after online interviews, which are likely to take place in December 2015.

Inquiries about the position can be sent to: (Reyer Gerlagh, Economics Department Chair); please write “macro position inquiry” in the subject field.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
  • Letters of Reference Link
Application deadline: 12/01/2015