JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2019 - January 31, 2020

University of Zurich

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Faculty of Business, Economics and Informatics
Department of Economics
Assistant, Associate or Full Professorships in Applied Microeconomics

JOE ID Number: 2019-02_111463379
Date Posted: 09/24/2019
Date Inactive: 01/31/2020
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant, Associate or Full Professorships in Applied Microeconomics
Section: International:Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Zürich, SWITZERLAND
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Applied Microeconomics
Child Development
Human Capital Formation
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Faculty of Business, Economics and Informatics of the University of Zurich invites applications for two

Assistant, Associate or Full Professorships in Applied Microeconomics

The Department of Economics of the University of Zurich is seeking to fill up to two positions at the rank of Assistant, Associate or Full Professor, starting September 2020. Applicants should have a PhD degree in Economics before taking up the position. Successful candidates for Assistant Professorships are appointed to three-year contracts, renewable once, with evaluation for tenure after six years. Applicants at the rank of Associate or Full Professor should have an established academic record commensurate with the position.

The research focus of these positions lies in the area of applied microeconomics, with a particular emphasis on child development and human capital formation. The new professor will have the opportunity of being affiliated with the Jacobs Center for Productive Youth Development.

The Department of Economics offers an exciting research environment, competitive terms and conditions, and generous research support. Knowledge of German is not a requirement.

Complete applications including cover letter, CV, job market papers, and (for the rank of Assistant Professor) at least 3 letters of recommendation will be reviewed starting Nov 20th, 2019. Interviews will be conducted at the ASSA-AEA meetings in San Diego, January 2020. There is also a possibility of conducting interviews at the EEA Job Market in Rotterdam, December 2019. If you have a preference for being interviewed in Rotterdam, please contact:

Applications should be submitted online at

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 01/31/2020