Assistant Professor of Empirical Macroeconomics
Advertiser: Economics, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies (Institut de Haute Études Internationales et du Developpment)
Field(s) of specialization: Econometrics - International Finance/Macro
Position type(s): Assistant Professor
Location of job: Chemin Eugène Rigot 2, Case postale 1672, Geneva, 1211, Switzerland (map)
Degree required: Doctorate
Job start date: Flexible
Job duration: Continuing/permanent
Letters of reference required: 3
Application deadline: 31 Dec 2021 midnight UTC (no longer accepting applications)
Current search status: Reviewing applications
Posting end date: 31 Jan 2022
Interviews: Interviews will be conducted remotely by video
Ad text:

The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies
Geneva, Switzerland

invites applications for a tenure-track full-time position at the rank of

Assistant Professor of Empirical Macroeconomics

The Graduate Institute is offering a tenure-track position in empirical macroeconomics, open to graduating doctoral students or recently graduated postdoctoral researchers.

Prior to the start of the position, candidates must have been awarded a PhD in Economics and demonstrate excellence in academic research through completed projects and a promising research agenda.

The successful candidate will teach postgraduate courses in empirical methods and policy-oriented macroeconomics. Courses in empirical methods will include the analysis of big data, machine learning techniques, the application to numerical and textual data sources, and advanced econometric tools with an emphasis on time series and panel analyses. The person will supervise master’s dissertations and PhD theses in the Department of International Economics. The candidate will also teach courses and supervise master’s dissertations in the Institute’s graduate level programme in International and Development Studies. They may also be called upon to contribute to executive education programmes. The Institute being interdisciplinary, the selected candidate should be interested in interdisciplinary dialogue.

Candidates are required to submit a CV, a job market paper, a research statement, a teaching statement and a cover letter, and three reference letters. Other samples of research work and doctoral coursework transcripts are welcome but not required.

The teaching language is either English or French. Prior knowledge of French is not required, but the successful candidate is expected to acquire a passive knowledge of it within two years of being hired.

Application deadline: 31 December 2021.

To apply:

Please note that offers received by post will not be considered.

For more information, candidates are encouraged to consult the Institute’s website, or that of the Department of International Economics:,

The Institute is an equal opportunity employer and value diversity. We do not discriminate on the basis of age, marital status, disability status, race, national origin, colour, gender, sexual orientation or religion.

Submission materials required
  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Job market paper
  • Other material (in one file) (optional)
  • Research statement
  • Teaching statement
  • Letters of reference: 3
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