«A place where knowledge is created» - As one of Europe's leading universities of economics and business administration, the University of St.Gallen (HSG), Switzerland, is committed to the education of over 8000 students and is one of the largest employers in the region, providing around 2300 employees with an attractive and innovative environment for research.
The Chair of Macroeconomics (Prof. Winfried Koeniger, PhD) is recruiting
The chair is part of the Department of Economics at the University of St.Gallen and located at the Swiss Institute for Empirical Economic Research (http://www.sew.unisg.ch/en/makrooekonomik) on the university campus. The focus of the chair is on macroeconomics. PhD students will take the diet of core courses within the PhD program in economics and finance (www.pef.unisg.ch). The PhD students also have the possibility to apply for the Swiss Program for Beginning Doctoral Students in Economics at the Study Center Gerzensee (http://www.szgerzensee.ch/courses/doctoral/swiss-program).
The successful applicant should hold a Master degree in Economics and have a research interest in macroeconomics (theory and/or empirics). Very good writing and quantitative skills are essential. Fluency in English is required. We will consider applications until the positions are filled (thus there is no explicit application deadline). Possible starting dates are March 1 or September 1, 2017.
To apply, please send a cover letter, your CV (including references from prior internships/job positions and contact information for at least one academic reference), high school and university transcripts, and a 1-2 page research statement. Incomplete applications will not be considered. Please submit all files electronically in a single PDF file named «PhD application - [Your Name]» and with the same subject name to email@example.com.
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