JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2017 - January 31, 2018

University of Zurich

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Faculty of Business, Economics and Informatics
Department of Economics
Assistant Professorships in Economics

JOE ID Number: 2017-02_111458946
Date Posted: 10/16/2017
Date Inactive: 01/31/2018
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professorships in Economics
Section: International:Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Zurich, SWITZERLAND
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Department of Economics of the University of Zurich is seeking to fill two positions at the rank of Assistant Professor starting September 2018. Candidates should hold a PhD degree in Economics with a specialization in applied microeconomics, including research on child development. One of the positions has a specific focus on child nutrition. Exceptional candidates in other fields will also be considered.

Successful candidates are appointed to three-year contracts, renewable once. After six years, Assistant Professors are evaluated for tenure.

The Department of Economics offers an exciting research environment, competitive terms and conditions, and generous research support. Knowledge of German is not a requirement. In order to increase the number of women in leading academic positions, we especially encourage women to apply.

Complete applications including cover letter, CV, job market papers, and at least 3 letters of recommendation will be reviewed starting Nov 20, 2017. Interviews will be conducted at the ASSA-AEA meetings in Philadelphia, January 2018.

Applications should be submitted online at

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 12/17/2017