Assistant Professorship in Economics of Child-Wellbeing and Development 100 %
Faculty of Business, Economics and Informatics
Assistant Professorship in Economics of
Child-Wellbeing and Development
The Faculty of Business, Economics and Informatics of the University of Zurich invites applications for
Assistant Professorship in Economics of Child-Wellbeing and Development
The position can be filled starting at the earliest in Fall 2024.
The research focus of this position lies in the broad field of Child-Wellbeing and Development. A professorship
with this thematic orientation may, for example, come from the fields of development economics,
health economics, public economics, behavioral economics, economics of education, or
Candidates should hold a Ph.D. degree in Economics. Performance evaluation will be undertaken in
line with DORA and the Open Science Policy of the University of Zurich.
Our faculty places strong emphasis on outstanding research and scholarship. Through its educational
and research objectives, the University of Zurich aims at attracting leading international researchers
who are willing to contribute to its development and to strengthening its reputation as a future-oriented
university with excellence in research, promotion of young researchers and innovative research-based
teaching. The University of Zurich is an equal opportunity employer and in particular strives to increase
the percent-age of women in leading positions. Therefore, qualified female researchers are encouraged
The position involves teaching undergraduate and graduate courses. The language of instruction is either
German or English.
Please submit your application including motivation letter, CV, publication list, research and teaching
statement as well as a diversity and inclusion statement https://www.facultyhiring.oec.uzh.ch/position/33161217. Documents should be addressed to Prof. Dr. Harald Gall; Dean of the Faculty of Business,
Economics and Informatics; University of Zurich; Switzerland.
Applications will be reviewed starting Nov 15, 2023. Initial interviews will be held virtually in line with the
EEA and ASSA processes. However, applications will be considered until the position is filled.