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Lecturer (Univ. Autònoma de Barcelona, Department of Applied E

Title: Lecturer (Univ. Autònoma de Barcelona, Department of Applied E

  • Employer: Univ. Autonoma de Barcelona (Department of Applied Economics)
  • Location: Spain
  • Position Type: Lecturer
  • Deadline: Dec 3, 2017

  • Job Description:

    The Department of Applied Economics at Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona invites applications for a full-time lecturer position, involving both research and teaching, starting in Fall 2018.

    This position is initially limited for 2 years and subject to budget provision. The initial appointment might be extended one additional year depending on performance.

    The Department is located in the campus of the Universitat Autònoma de Barcelona. It offers an interesting and qualified research environment, inside the Barcelona academic pole, favoring the academic interaction with all the other institutions of the area.

    Candidates should hold a PhD (or close to its completion) and a research agenda that fits with the research interests of the Department. Each candidate must be able to demonstrate strong research abilities and commitment to teaching.

    We are especially but not exclusively interested in applications from motivated candidates whose research topics fall in the areas of econometrics, applied micro and macroeconomics, industrial organization, economics of development, ecological economics, inequality and social issues, international economics, labor economics, political economy, public economics, regional and urban economics.

    Successful applicants will be expected to teach in the undergraduate and postgraduate programs, to supervise postgraduate research, to develop independent research programs achieving international recognition, to attend the weekly seminar series as well as being an active member inside the national and international research networks the Department belongs to.

    Candidates must take into account that most of undergraduate teaching is in Spanish or Catalan. Communication skills in one of these languages will be positively evaluated.

    Further information about the Department can be found at: and have a look at our short annual research report at

    Application procedure:
    All qualified candidates are strongly encouraged to apply electronically.
    Applications should be submitted via the website: and must include a motivation letter, a CV, a copy of the job market paper as well as of any other relevant research output, and three letters of recommendation.

    Deadline: December 3rd 2017.

    The Department will be conducting interviews at the Simposio de Análisis Económico (SAE; in Barcelona (December 14th-16th, 2017) or schedule an interview at the Department at the most convenient time for the candidates.

    The candidates that will pass the first selection process will be invited for a seminar.

    Enquires about the position should be sent to:

  • This position has closed. Applications are no longer accepted.