Full Professor in Applied Economics

Job Description & Qualification

Job description : the position involves teaching in the Bachelor of Science in Economics program and in the Master of Applied Economics. The successful candidate will be interested in the quantitative analysis of economic issues relevant for public entities, including at the regional level. Fields of application will be diverse, with a preference for micro-economic studies in
environmental economics, data management and behavioural economics.
Requirements: candidates should have a PhD in Economics or a related field, strong teaching abilities and a record of publications in leading academic journals or ongoing research with strong potential. A good knowledge of Swiss economic problems would be an advantage. The teaching languages are French and English. Non-French speakers are expected to teach in French after a two-year period.

Application Procedure

Applications should be uploaded onto www.unine.ch/candis (ref. FSE-Eco_appl) in the form of a single pdf file including a motivation letter, a statement of teaching and research interests, a CV documenting full teaching and research experience, a list of publications, and copies of diplomas. Three letters of recommendation from experts in the field should be sent directly by electronic mail to the Head of the Hiring Committee, Prof. Mehdi Farsi (mehdi.farsi@unine.ch).

About the Organization

The University of Neuchâtel (UniNE) is an internationally recognized institution as well as a university on a human scale. With almost 4300 students from Switzerland and beyond (nearly 20% of students from abroad), it provides high quality teaching and support. Bachelor and Master degrees are compatible with most European universities and are in line with society’s expectations in a variety of innovative and cutting-edge fields.
Halfway between Geneva and Zürich, in the middle of Europe, the UniNE is a perfect place for those who wish to study or to undertake high-level research in a magnificent environment, near lake and mountains. In Neuchâtel, students’ and researchers’ activities take place throughout the city, in various nearby places. This ensures close contact and mutual help, in particular between beginners and advanced students.

For Additional Questions

mehdi.farsi@unine.ch

Job ID

ID: J8881