Assistant Professor in Economics
Advertiser: Department of Economics, BI Norwegian Business School
Field(s) of specialization: Industrial Organization - Macroeconomics; Monetary - Any field
Position type(s): Assistant Professor
Location of job: Nydalsveien 37, Oslo, 0484, Norway (map)
Job start date: Flexible
Job duration: Continuing/permanent
Letters of reference required: 3
Target date for applications: 23 Nov 2019
Current search status: Position filled
Posting end date: 15 Feb 2020
Ad text:

The Department of Economics at BI Norwegian Business School in Oslo, Norway invites applications for a tenure-track position as Assistant Professor. Applicants from any field of economics are welcome, with a preference for candidates within applied economics, particularly empirical IO and empirical macro (both broadly defined).  The appointment will start in August 2020.

The Position

The tenure-track position has a duration of seven years, a low teaching load, and an internationally competitive salary. The Department of Economics has a bonus system for publications in selected journals, with up to NOK 200,000 per publication (i.e. around USD 22,000). In addition, we provide ample support for research-related activities and conference travels.

Applicants should have completed a PhD in Economics (or related field) prior to the start date of the position. We expect successful candidates to produce high-quality research suitable for publication in top peer-reviewed journals. Teaching will be conducted at the undergraduate, graduate, or PhD levels. Knowledge of Norwegian is not required.


About BI

BI Norwegian Business School is the largest business school in Norway and the second largest in Europe. The Department of Economics at BI is an active research department with around 25 faculty members working in various subfields of economics. The faculty members are a mix of international and Norwegian researchers who hold a PhD from leading universities in Europe and the US. The department hosts a number of research centers and has a rapidly growing Ph.D. program.


Candidates should indicate their interest in the position by uploading a cover letter, curriculum vitae, job market paper, and at least three letters of recommendation at no later than November 24, 2019. For more information about the position, please contact Plamen Nenov at

We will interview shortlisted candidates at both the EEA meetings in Rotterdam (Netherlands – December 18-19, 2020), and the ASSA meetings in San Diego (USA - January 3-5, 2020). Please indicate your availability for interviews at either of the two meetings.

BI Norwegian Business School is an equal opportunity employer. We actively encourage women to indicate interest in the position.


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