Job Opportunity: Full Professor or Assistant Professor (tenure track) in Development Economics – HEC Lausanne

The starting date is August 1st, 2016, or upon mutual agreement.

The successful candidate will be a member of the Department of Economics at HEC Lausanne. Our department aims at hiring first-rate international researchers.

Applicants must hold a PhD in economics with a specialization in Development Economics (both Micro or Macro). Preference will be given to candidates with a confirmed capacity to publish in leading academic journals and with solid experience in university-level teaching. The rank of appointment will be determined by the candidate’s publication record and academic experience.

The successful candidate will be expected to be able to teach in French after two years. A detailed job description and the electronic application form are available at:

Applications must be submitted online using the above link until December 1st, 2015 (11.59 pm local time). Please fill in the electronic application form, including the names and addresses of three references maximum, and upload your curriculum vitae, a cover letter and samples of your scholarly work via the same site. Candidates should indicate in their cover letter whether they will be available for interviews at the January 2016 AEA Meeting in San Francisco.

Additional information can be obtained from Professor Olivier Cadot ( or Professor Dominic Rohner (

Seeking to promote a balanced representation of men and women among its academic staff, the University encourages women to apply.