JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2015 - January 31, 2016

Utrecht University School of Economics

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Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Macroeconomics

JOE ID Number: 2015-02_111454868
Date Posted: 11/17/2015
Date Inactive: 12/07/2015
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Tenure Track Assistant Professor in Macroeconomics
Section: International:Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Salary Range: Competitive EU salary
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Candidates will be appointed for a period of six years, conditionally on a positive mid-term evaluation in the third year of employment. On the basis of a positive final evaluation at the end of the fifth year, candidates will be granted tenure and be promoted to associate professor after six years. The position offers ample opportunities to do research as it carries a reduced teaching load in the first three years of the appointment. Teaching is done in English.

All candidates with a strong background in macroeconomics, preferably but not exclusively in economic growth and institutions, sustainable economic development or economic geography, will be considered. Candidates with a strong finance orientation should also consider JOE ID Number 111454798.

Utrecht University is one of Europe’s oldest leading universities and the Utrecht University School of Economics is a young department that offers a dynamic international research environment with a strong multidisciplinary focus. We offer competitive European salaries. Researchers from outside the Netherlands can apply for a tax-free allowance equal to 30% of their taxable salary for a period of five years. Utrecht University also offers a generous pension scheme and health insurance, and can provide assistance in finding suitable accommodation.

Applications and accompanying documents should be submitted electronically using the apply button below (or and should be submitted no later than December 6, 2015. It should include a motivation letter, a complete curriculum vitae, one self-selected “best paper” and teaching evaluations (if applicable). Three letters of reference can be send to

Interviews with the most promising candidates will be scheduled at the Allied Social Science Associations meetings in San Francisco, January 3-5, 2016.

For further questions please contact Professor Mark Sanders at or Professor Maarten Goos at

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
  • Letters of Reference Instructions Below
Application deadline: 12/06/2015
Reference Instructions:
Three letters of reference can be send to