JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2017 - January 31, 2018

Utrecht University

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School of Economics
Tenure Track Assistant Professor

JOE ID Number: 2017-02_111459460
Date Posted: 11/22/2017
Date Inactive: 01/31/2018
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Tenure Track Assistant Professor
Section: International:Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
JEL Classification: D -- Microeconomics
Microeconomics, Behavioral Economics, Experimental Economics
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. After a positive final evaluation at the end of the fifth year, candidates will be granted tenure after six years. The position carries a reduced teaching load in the first three years. Teaching is done in English.

All candidates with a strong background in microeconomics will be considered. The candidate will become a member of the Economics section. Within the section research focuses on understanding inequality, unemployment and digitization, as well as sustainability and innovation. Microeconomic research focuses on a.o. sustainable decision making, behavioral insights and economic policy, social and economic networks, and choice under complexity. Methodological approaches involve (behavioral) game theory, and experimental studies in the lab, field and online.

Utrecht University is one of Europe’s oldest leading universities and the School of Economics is a young department that offers a dynamic international research environment. 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 five years. Utrecht University also offers a generous pension scheme and health insurance, and assistance in finding suitable accommodation.

Application Requirements:
  • Letters of Reference
  • Teaching Evaluations
  • Job Market Paper
  • CV
  • Cover Letter
Application deadline: 12/10/2017
Application Instructions:
For further information please contact Stephanie Rosenkranz (
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