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Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies

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Assistant Professor of Empirical Macroeconomics

JOE ID Number: 2021-02_111468509
Date Posted: 11/22/2021
Date Inactive: 01/31/2022
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor of Empirical Macroeconomics
Section: International:Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Geneva, Geneva, SWITZERLAND
JEL Classifications:
C0 -- General
C1 -- Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General
C2 -- Single Equation Models; Single Variables
C3 -- Multiple or Simultaneous Equation Models; Multiple Variables
C4 -- Econometric and Statistical Methods: Special Topics
C5 -- Econometric Modeling
C8 -- Data Collection and Data Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs
E3 -- Prices, Business Fluctuations, and Cycles
E4 -- Money and Interest Rates
E5 -- Monetary Policy, Central Banking, and the Supply of Money and Credit
E6 -- Macroeconomic Policy, Macroeconomic Aspects of Public Finance, and General Outlook
F2 -- International Factor Movements and International Business
F3 -- International Finance
F4 -- Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance
F6 -- Economic Impacts of Globalization
International macroeconomics
Machine learning
Textual analysis
Big data

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Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies, Geneva Switzerland,
invites applications for a tenure-track full-time position at the rank of Assistant Professor of Empirical Macroeconomics

The Graduate Institute is offering a tenure-track position in empirical macroeconomics, open to graduating doctoral students or recently graduated postdoctoral researchers. Prior to the start of the position, candidates must have been awarded a PhD in Economics and demonstrate excellence in academic research through completed projects and a promising research agenda.

The successful candidate will teach postgraduate courses in empirical methods and policy-oriented macroeconomics. Courses in empirical methods will include the analysis of big data, machine learning techniques, the application to numerical and textual data sources, and advanced econometric tools with an emphasis on time series and panel analyses. The person will supervise master’s dissertations and PhD theses in the Department of International Economics. The candidate will also teach courses and supervise master’s dissertations in the Institute’s graduate level programme in International and Development Studies. They may also be called upon to contribute to executive education programmes. The Institute being interdisciplinary, the selected candidate should be interested in interdisciplinary dialogue.

Candidates are required to submit a CV, a job market paper, a research statement, a teaching statement and a cover letter, and three reference letters. Other samples of research work and doctoral coursework transcripts are welcome but not required.

The teaching language is either English or French. Prior knowledge of French is not required, but the successful candidate is expected to acquire a passive knowledge of it within two years of being hired.
 Application deadline: 31 December 2021.
To apply: JOE system and url link
Please note that offers received by post will not be considered.

For more information, candidates are encouraged to consult the Institute’s website, or that of the Department of International Economics:,

The Institute is an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, marital status, disability status, race, national origin, colour, gender, sexual orientation or religion.

Application Requirements:
  • Research Papers
  • Transcripts
  • Teaching Evaluations
  • Job Market Paper
  • Cover Letter
  • CV
  • Letters of Reference
Application deadline: 12/31/2021