Job Opening Description

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Assistant Professor of Empirical Macroeconomics

The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies is opening a tenure track position in empirical macroeconomics, open to doctoral students∙e∙s and postdoctoral researchers∙e∙s graduates or recent graduates, as well as professors∙e∙s occupying junior positions.

The successful candidate must hold a doctorate in economics before taking up his post and demonstrate through his completed projects and a promising research program that he excels in his field of research.

The successful candidate will provide postgraduate teaching in empirical methods and policy-oriented macroeconomics within the Department of International Economics. Empirical methods courses will include big data analysis , machine learning techniques, application to numerical and textual data sources, as well as advanced econometric tools, with a focus on time series and panel analyzes .

The selected person will have to direct master’s theses and doctoral theses within the Department of International Economics. She will also have to give courses in the interdisciplinary master’s program in international and development studies of the Institute and supervise master’s theses within the framework of these. She could also be called upon to contribute to continuing education programs. As the Institute is interdisciplinary, it must be interested in interdisciplinary dialogue.

Teaching will be given in English or French. Prior knowledge of French is not required, but the person chosen is expected to acquire at least a passive knowledge of this language within two years of their appointment.

Applicants must submit a cover letter, CV, job market paper , research statement, teaching statement and three reference letters. Additional samples of research work and transcripts from doctoral courses are welcome, but not required.