Assistant Professor in Applied Macroeconomics, University of Neuchâtel – Switzerland

Assistant Professor in Applied Macroeconomics, University of Neuchâtel – Switzerland

23 April, 2016

The successful candidate will teach in the Bachelor of Science in programme and in the Master of Science in , major in Economic Policy programme. He/she will show an interest in the analysis of contemporary macroeconomic policies and their implications. Fields of application will be diverse, with a preference for fiscal policy and debt issues. He/she will also supervise Master’s and PhD theses.

Requirements: Candidates must hold a PhD in Economics or a related field, have strong teaching abilities and a record of publications in leading academic journals or ongoing research with strong potential. An in-depth knowledge of Swiss macroeconomic problems will be considered an advantage. Courses will be taught in French and English. A grace period of two years may be granted to non-French speakers before requiring teaching in French.

Starting date: February 1st, 2017 or upon agreement.

Application deadline: June 30th, 2016.

Applications should be uploaded onto (ref. FSE-MacroEcAppl) in the form of a single pdf file including a motivation letter, a CV documenting full teaching and research experience, a list of publications, teaching evaluations and copies of diplomas. The applicant is requested to ask three experts in the field to send letters of recommendation directly by electronic mail to the Head of the Hiring Committee, Prof. Jean-Marie Grether (

Information: For further information, please visit the website at, or contact the Head of the Hiring Committee (e-mail address above) or the Dean of the (
The University of Neuchâtel is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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