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Assistant Professorships in Economics

Title: Assistant Professorships in Economics

  • Employer: University of Zurich (Department of Economics)
  • Location: Switzerland
  • Position Type: Assistant Professor
  • Deadline: Jan 31, 2018

  • Job Description:

    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

  • This position has closed. Applications are no longer accepted.