Postdoctoral positions in Economics
Advertiser: Facultat d'Economia i Empresa, Universitat de Barcelona
Field(s) of specialization: Development; Growth - Econometrics - Environmental; Ag. Econ. - Finance - International Finance/Macro - International Trade - Labor; Demographic Economics - Macroeconomics; Monetary - Public Economics - Theory - Urban; Rural; Regional Economics - Health; Education; Welfare - Political Economy - Insurance
Position type(s): Postdoctoral Scholar
Location of job: Avinguda Diagonal 690-696, Barcelona, Barcelona, 08034, Spain (map)
Degree required: Doctorate
Job start date: 2022-09-15
Job duration: 3 years
Letters of reference required: 3
Current search status: Position filled
Posting end date: 8 Dec 2021
Interviews: Interviews will be conducted at
Ad text:

The University of Barcelona School of Economics invites applications for 4 three-year postdoctoral positions beginning in September 2022. These positions may lead to an assistant professorship when the candidate receives a positive evaluation, and positions become available. Fields of interest:

  • Development; Growth
  • Econometrics
  • Environmental; Agricultural Economics
  • Finance; Insurance
  • Health; Education; Welfare
  • International Finance; Macroeconomics
  • International Trade
  • Labor; Demographic Economics
  • Macroeconomics; Monetary
  • Political Economy
  • Public Economics
  • Theory
  • Urban, Rural, Regional Economics

The University of Barcelona is a leading centre in southern Europe, with a strong commitment to excellence in research. It enjoys a long tradition of teaching, offering both undergraduate and postgraduate degree programmes in the field of Economics and Business. In this framework, UB School of Economics provides an important platform for research and graduate education in Economics, as it encompasses the Masters and the Doctoral programme in Economics, which are entirely taught in English (

Candidates are expected to show outstanding commitment to research and must have obtained a PhD when taking up the position.

Successful applicants will be expected to teach in English in the undergraduate and postgraduate programs, to develop independent research programs achieving international recognition, and to be involved in the school research activities.

Application instructions:

Applications should be submitted via EconJobMarket website and must include a cover letter, CV, three letters of recommendation and a copy of the Job Market Paper as well as any other relevant research output.

Interviews will be conducted at the EEA Job Market Virtual Meeting, from December 15th to 18th, 2021. Other arrangements may be possible for short-listed candidates who do not plan to participate in this virtual meeting. Based on the interviews, some candidates will be invited for seminars in January/February.

Deadline for applications: December 8th, 2021.

Email enquiries should be directed to:

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