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Professorship in Behavioral Economics of Financial Markets
Published(1011 days ago)
Deadline for applications(973 days ago)
University of ZurichZürich (Schweiz)
Faculty of Business, Economics and Informatics
The Faculty of Business, Economics and Informatics of the University of Zurich invites
applications for a
Professorship in Behavioral Economics
of Financial Markets
Applications are invited for a position as Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Full
Professor, starting earliest in Fall 2017.
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
The focus of the position will be in the broad area of the Behavioral Economics of Financial
Markets. The main research focus of the professorship will be to integrate knowledge and
methods from economics and psychology with the aim of improved understanding of how
individual decision making and institutions interact to shape the functioning and outcomes
of financial markets.
This professorship is part of a broader initiative based on a contract between the University of
Zurich and the UBS Foundation that has established five new professorships at the Department
of Economics, and led to the creation of the UBS International Center of Economics in Society,
which supports cutting edge research in economics. The new professor will have the opportunity
of being affiliated with the UBS International Center of Economics in Society.
The position involves teaching undergraduate and graduate courses. Teaching can be entirely
The University of Zurich is an equal opportunity employer and strongly encourages
applications from female candidates.
Please submit your application through https://www.facultyhiring.oec.uzh.ch/position/3604481 until January 15, 2017.
Documents should be addressed to Prof. Dr. Harald Gall; Dean of the Faculty of Business,
Economics and Informatics; University of Zurich; Switzerland.
For further questions regarding the profile of the open position please contact Prof. Roberto
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