Tenure-track Assistant Professor - Department of Economics

University of Barcelona

The Department of Economics in the School of Economics and Business at the University of Barcelona invites applications for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position beginning in September 2018.

Field of interest: Public Economics

Applicants are expected to show outstanding commitment to research and must be in possession of a favorable report issued by the Catalan accreditation agency (AQU, www.aqu.cat) for a “Tenure-eligible lecturer” or the equivalent position in the case of the Spanish accreditation agency (ANECA, www.aneca.es).

The University of Barcelona is a leading center in southern Europe, with a strong commitment to excellence in research. It enjoys a long tradition of teaching, offering both undergraduate and postgraduate degree programs in the field of Economics and Business. In this framework, UB Economics provides an important platform for research and graduate education in Economics, as it encompasses the Masters and the Doctoral program in Economics, which are entirely taught in English (www.ub.edu/school-economics).

Research activities will be carried out in the framework of the Barcelona Institute of Economics (IEB). The IEBs goals are to promote research excellence in economics, to disseminate its results to society, and to contribute to the debate and decision-making process in economic policy (www.ieb.ub.edu/en).

Successful applicants will be expected to teach in the undergraduate and postgraduate programs, to develop independent research programs achieving international recognition, and to be involved in the Department, IEB and School research activities.

Application Instructions

Deadline for applications: December 3rd, 2017

Applications should be submitted via the EconJobMarket website at the following link https://econjobmarket.org/postings.php?posid=4858 and must include a CV, three letters of recommendation and a copy of the Job Market Paper as well as of any other relevant research output.

Interviews will be conducted at the 42nd Simposio of the Spanish Economic Association - SAEe to be held in Barcelona (Spain) on December 14th -16th 2017.

Other arrangements may be possible for short-listed candidates who do not plan to attend the meeting. Based on the interviews, the candidates will be invited to visit the Department in January/February.

Email enquiries should be directed to: school.economics@ub.edu 

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John M. Keynes 1-11, 08034 Barcelona

Barcelona , Spain





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