Assistant professor position (tenure track)
Advertiser: CERDI (Centre d'Etude et de Recherches sur le Développement International), Université Clermont Auvergne
Field(s) of specialization: Development; Growth - Econometrics - International Trade - Macroeconomics; Monetary
Position type(s): Assistant Professor
Location of job: 26 Avenue Leon Blum, Clermont-Ferrand, 63000, France
Degree required: Doctorate
Job start date: 2023-11-01
Job duration: Continuing/permanent
Letters of reference required: 2
Application deadline: 12 Nov 2023 midnight UTC (no longer accepting applications)
Current search status: Reviewing applications
Posting end date: 13 Nov 2023
Interviews: Interviews will be conducted remotely by video starting December, 2023.
Ad text:

The CERDI ( and the Ecole d’Economie of the Université Clermont-Auvergne ( are opening one tenure track assistant professor position in development economics. The CERDI is a joint research center of UCA, CNRS, and IRD, located in Clermont-Ferrand, France.

We are seeking a candidate with expertise in using innovative data sources and data processing techniques. The position offers the following features:

· Tenure period of 3 to 6 years.

· Research funds totaling 200.000 euros, with a minimum requirement of 120.000 euros to be used for recruiting PhD students, post-doctoral researchers, or research assistants.

· Reduced teaching load of approximately 42 hours per academic year during the tenure period.

· Starting date between September and November 2024.

Interested candidates should submit their applications before November 12 (midnight UTC), 2023.

The application should include a CV, cover letter, Job Market Paper, and at least two reference letters. Additional supporting materials, such as a research statement, can also be submitted.

The recruitment process will consist of four steps:

· Online interviews of candidates on December 11-14, 2023, during the virtual European Job Market organized by the European Economic Association (

· Fly-out interviews will be held at CERDI in January and February 2024.

· Official application through the French governmental portal Galaxie.

· Final interview with a selection committee between March and April 2024.


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