Assistant Professorship (Tenure Track) in International Economics

The Faculty of Business and Economics of the University of Basel, Switzerland, invites applications for an Assistant Professorship (Tenure Track) in International Economics to begin on August 1, 2022.

Your position

The appointment will be at the level of an Assistant Professor with an evaluation for tenure after five years.

The professorship involves teaching degree courses at the Bachelor's and Master's level and contributing to the faculty's doctoral program. The teaching commitment amounts to 4 hours per week each semester. Teaching duties may be carried out in English.

Your profile

The research focus of the successful candidate should lie in the area of international economics, including trade and international macroeconomics.

We offer you

We offer a very good research environment with a collegial atmosphere and comprehensive research support. The successful candidate may also benefit from interactions with faculty members in related fields and from the possibility to participate in, and contribute to, the activities of the Center of International Economics and Business (CIEB).

The University of Basel is an equal opportunity and family friendly employer committed to excellence through diversity. The faculty intends to increase the proportion of women holding professorships and thus strongly welcomes female applicants.

Application / Contact

Applications, including a cover letter, a curriculum vitae, a short outline of current and planned research projects, job market paper, and details of teaching experience, the names and contact information of at least two references that are willing to upload confidential letters of recommendation should be submitted through the online portal no later than November 15, 2021. First-stage interviews will be conducted virtually in mid-December 2021 or in association with the job markets of the European as well as the American Economic Association.

For further information please do not hesitate to contact Prof. Dr. Sarah M. Lein (Hiring Committee) or Prof. Dr. Rolf Weder (Dean) at