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Full Professor or Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in International Economics

University of Neuchâtel

Full time


Job Description:

The successful candidate will have an interest in the empirical analysis of international economic issues relevant to public and private entities, combined with research expertise in at least one of the following areas: international trade, development economics, or sustainability. Teaching duties will be in the Bachelor in economics and management as well as in the Master in applied economics. 


Candidates must have a PhD in Economics, a proven track record of publications in leading academic journals or ongoing research with strong potential, and excellent pedagogical skills. A willingness to engage with economic actors at the national and regional level and good knowledge of Switzerland’s economic context will be considered as an advantage. The teaching languages are French and English. Non-French speakers are expected to teach in French after two years. 

Starting date: August 1st, 2025 or by agreement. 

Deadline for applications: July 31, 2024. 

Applications should be uploaded as a single pdf file at: (ref. FSE-ECO-INTL). The application must contain a cover letter, a detailed CV with a publication list, and a statement of research and teaching interests (maximum 3 pages). In the cover letter, the candidate must indicate whether she or he would like to be considered for a tenure-track assistant professor position or for a full professor position, and provide contact details (e-mail) of three references who can be contacted by the hiring committee for a recommendation letter. 

Enquiries: For further information, please visit our website (, contact the head of the hiring committee (Prof. Mehdi Farsi, or the dean of the faculty ( The University of Neuchâtel is an equal opportunity employer and provides non-discriminatory working conditions.

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