Tenure-Track Opening in Public Economics/Political Economy/Behavioral Economics
Advertiser: Economics, IE University
Field(s) of specialization: Public Economics - Behavioral Economics - Political Economy
Position type(s): Assistant Professor
Location of job: Calle María de Molina 13, Madrid, 28006, Spain (map)
Job start date: Flexible
Job duration: Continuing/permanent
Letters of reference required: 3
Target date for applications: 14 Nov 2019
Application deadline: 15 Nov 2019 (no longer accepting applications)
Current search status: Search suspended/canceled
Posting end date: 20 Dec 2019
Interviews: Interviews will be conducted at
Ad text:

Rank: Assistant Professor

Subfield: Public Economics/Political Economy/Behavioral Economics/Game Theory

Application Deadline: November 15th, 2019

Start Date: September 2020

Salary: Competitive



IE University’s School of Global and Public Affairs (IEGPA) and IE Business School (IEBS) invite applications for 1 or 2 tenure-track joint appointment Assistant Professor positions in Economics. We are looking for Microeconomists whose research interests focus on Public Economics, Political Economy, Behavioral Economics or Game Theory. We are especially interested in scholars whose research lies at the intersection of economics, technological change, and innovation. The candidate will have a dual appointment with the IEGPA and the IEBS.

The successful candidate should show potential to publish in top peer-reviewed economic journals. Candidates must possess strong teaching skills and have a PhD in Economics or a related field by July 2019. He/She is expected to teach introductory Economics courses as well as more specialized courses in Game Theory, Behavioral Economics and/or Research Methods, based on his/her expertise, at both the undergraduate and Master level.

Beyond these traditional academic criteria, we seek academics with the capacity to engage in policy relevant work, and with a commitment to institution-building: applying for research grants, participating in affiliated research centers and academic programs, and expanding the IE's current network and partnerships.


Applications should include a cover letter  indicating the job market conferences they are attending-, a vita, a job market paper, three academic references, and evidence of teaching excellence (e.g. teaching evaluations). Candidates must have a PhD in Economics or a related field or demonstrate clear evidence that the PhD will be complete by July, 2019. Please send all materials by November 15th, 2019.


Both IEGPA and IEBS are Schools of IE University. IE Business School has taken a leading position in Europe among institutions of higher education for its excellence in innovation and learning technologies. IE School of Global and Public Affairs is a full member of the Association of Professional Schools in International Affairs (APSIA), committed to world-class professional education and academic research in the social sciences, public policy, and international affairs. IE’s diverse faculty comes from around the world, and is encouraged to develop excellence in research, teaching and leadership within their areas of expertise.


We offer a competitive remuneration package, attractive teaching commitments, and an enriching and cosmopolitan work environment in the heart of Madrid. Our working language is English, and both our faculty and student body are highly diverse and international. IE University is strongly committed to non-discriminatory hiring practices and encourages applications from individuals who will further expand the diversity of our faculty.


IE University has campuses in Madrid and Segovia, Spain. Madrid is a vibrant, cosmopolitan capital city of 5+ million that offers an enormous range of professional and leisure opportunities. Segovia is a beautiful, World-Heritage site that offers the pleasures of a small city environment, the possibility of many outdoor activities, and easy access (30 minutes by bullet train) to the heart of bustling Madrid. Please visit www.ie.edu to learn more about IE University.

Submission materials required
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Job market paper
  • Contact information for references
  • Teaching evaluations
  • Cover letter
  • Letters of reference: 3
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