Tenure-Track Assistant Professorship in Economics
Advertiser: Department of Political and Economic Studies, University of Helsinki (Helsingin yliopisto)
Field(s) of specialization: Macroeconomics; Monetary
Position type(s): Assistant Professor
Location of job: Arkadiankatu 7, Helsinki, 00014, Finland (map)
Job start date: Flexible
Job duration: Continuing/permanent
Letters of reference required: 2
Application deadline: 1 Dec 2019 (no longer accepting applications)
Current search status: Position filled
Posting end date: 20 Dec 2019
Interviews: Interviews will be conducted at
Ad text:

Helsinki Graduate School of Economics (Helsinki GSE, http://www.helsinkigse.fi) brings together the economics faculty from three Finnish universities – Aalto University, Hanken School of Economics, and University of Helsinki. Our mission is to produce outstanding research with maximum academic and social impact, to educate the next generation of world-class economists, and to offer excellent training across disciplinary borders. Helsinki GSE collaborates closely with VATT Institute for Economic Research (http://www.vatt.fi/en/).

As part of the Helsinki GSE initiative, the Faculty of Social Sciences of the University of Helsinki invites applications for an


The Discipline of Economics is seeking to fill up the position of Assistant Professor starting September 2020. The position is in the field of macroeconomics. Applicants should have a PhD degree in Economics before taking up the position.

The Discipline offers an exciting research environment and competitive terms and conditions. The new position is part of the rapid expansion of Helsinki GSE, and this time, we are seeking to strengthen the macroeconomics team. The Discipline hosts a strong macroeconometrics reseach group (see https://www.helsinki.fi/en/researchgroups/financial-and-macroeconometrics). For further information on the University of Helsinki as a working environment, please visit https://www.helsinki.fi/en/university/careers-at-the-university-of-helsinki/why-a-career-at-the-university-of-helsinki-is-an-excellent-choice. Knowledge of Finnish is not a requirement.

The appointed assistant professor will be expected to carry out research, provide teaching, and supervise theses. They will also be responsible for various administrative and support functions, including procuring external research funding, and for societal interaction.

The applicants for the Assistant Professorship are requested to enclose with their application a cover letter, curriculum vitae, job market paper, research statement, teaching statement, teaching evaluations (if available), and at least two letters of recommendation. The research statement should summarize the applicant’s current research and future plans. The teaching statement should describe the applicant’s approach to teaching, and outline teaching interests. To apply, please visit http://econjobmarket.org. The closing date for applications is December 1, 2019 (midnight UTC/GMT). Interviews will be scheduled at the EEA Job Market Meeting in Rotterdam in December 18-19, 2019.

For more information, contact Associate Professor Jani Luoto (jani.luoto@helsinki.fi).

Submission materials required
  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Job market paper
  • Second paper (optional)
  • Third paper (optional)
  • Teaching evaluations (optional)
  • Teaching statement
  • Research statement
  • Letters of reference: 2
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