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Call for candidates to apply to the SNSF Assistant Professors and Ambizione Programs

Università della Svizzera italiana (USI)

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Call for candidates to apply to the SNSF Assistant Professors and Ambizione Programs

Tenured Professorship in Macroeconomics

The Faculty of Economics of the Università della Svizzera italiana (USI),
Lugano - Switzerland, invites applications from candidates of international
research standing for a position in Macroeconomics. The position is at the
level of Associate Professor (with tenure) or Full Professor.

We are seeking a scholar with research interests in all areas of
Macroeconomics, including – but not limited to – the fields of Applied
Macroeconomics, Empirical Fiscal or Monetary Policy, Labor Macroeconomics,
Political Economy.

The new professor will be expected to conduct research in the area of her/his
interest, to contribute to our undergraduate and master’s programs,
supervise doctoral students, and participate in the activities of the
Faculty and University.

The Faculty of Economics of USI provides a young and dynamic environment
with strong research competences in broad areas of Economics, Finance, and
Management. The position is affiliated with the Istituto di Economia
Politica (IdEP), which coordinates research and teaching in the area of
Economics. The Institute is a competitive group with main research interests
in applied economics and economic policy.

The Università della Svizzera italiana (USI) is an equal opportunity
employer and particularly encourages female scholars to apply.

The candidate’s profile
The ideal candidate has a strong publication record including top/top-field
journals. He or she demonstrates willingness to actively participate to the
development of his area and of the institution. Development of proficiency
in Italian is encouraged within a reasonable amount of time to be able to
contribute to undergraduate teaching. The required academic qualification
is a doctoral degree (PhD).

Teaching load
A full-time Professorship corresponds to 168 teaching hours a year. A
teaching hour is 45 minutes.

Residence
Professors reside in the Ticino Canton, which is part of the Italian-speaking
area of Switzerland. The new professor is expected to provide consistent
participation to the academic activities of the university.

Salary and contract
The salary is within a range established by University regulations. The
exact amount will be defined depending on experience and academic
qualifications.

Application file

To apply for the positions, the following documents should be submitted:

 application letter addressed to the Dean of the Faculty,

 a detailed CV/résumé and publication list, together with teaching and
professional experience records (including teaching evaluations),
 copies of the 5 most representative publications,
 names and contacts of 3 references.

The University reserves the right to appoint by invitation or not to make
an appointment.

Deadline: Applications received by November 30, 2016, will be given
priority.

Please send your complete application file to the Faculty Dean:

Prof. Patrick Gagliardini
Dean, Faculty of Economics
Università della Svizzera italiana
Via Giuseppe Buffi 13
6904 Lugano - Switzerland

E-mail: Decanato.eco@usi.ch

For further information, please contact Prof. Mario Jametti (Head of IdEP):

mario.jametti@usi.ch. The homepage of IdEP contains further details on the
research currently conducted at the Institute
(http://www.idep.eco.usi.ch/).