Assistant/Associate Professor of Empirical Macroeconomics
Advertiser: International Economics, Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies
Field(s) of specialization: International Finance/Macro - Macroeconomics; Monetary
Position type(s): Assistant Professor, Associate Professor
Location of job: Maison de la Paix, Chemin Eugène-Rigot 2, Geneve, 1211, Switzerland
Degree required: Doctorate
Job start date: 2023-09-01
Job duration: Continuing/permanent
Letters of reference required: 3
Application deadline: 30 Nov 2022 midnight UTC (no longer accepting applications)
Current search status: Reviewing applications
Posting end date: 30 Nov 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


starting on 1 September 2023 or on a mutually agreed-upon date.

The Geneva Graduate Institute is offering a tenure-track position in empirical macroeconomics, open to graduating or recently graduated doctoral students and postdoctoral researchers, as well as professors in junior positions.

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 in the Department of International Economics. 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 successful candidate will supervise master’s dissertations and PhD theses in the Department of International Economics. They will also be called upon to teach classes and supervise master’s dissertations in the Graduate Institute’s interdisciplinary Master in International and Development Studies programme. 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.

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.

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

Application deadline: 30 November 2022.

To apply: or via the EconJobMarket platform.

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

For more information, candidates are encouraged to consult the Institute’s website, as well as the site of the Department of International Economics:

The Institute is an equal opportunity employer and values 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
  • Teaching statement
  • Research statement
  • Letters of reference: 3
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