Funded PhD position in macroeconomics / international economic development

The University of Lucerne is the youngest university in Switzerland. Founded in 2000, it has four faculties and around 3,000 students. The Faculty of Economics and Management opened its doors to students in the autumn semester of 2016. Personal supervision of students, interactive forms of teaching, close links between academia and practice, and a young, motivated team all give this new faculty a unique profile.

The Chair of International Economics (Prof. Manuel Oechslin) at the Faculty of Economics and Management, University of Lucerne invites applications for a

Funded PhD position in macroeconomics / international economic development,

starting October 1, 2019 (negotiable)

The successful applicant will complete a tailored graduate course program and write a doctoral thesis. The position comes with comparatively light teaching (assistance) obligations. The terms of employment are subject to university regulations.

Applicants should hold (or soon earn) an excellent master’s degree in economics and have a specific interest in one of the above-mentioned subject areas. An affinity for economic modeling would be highly welcomed.

For further information, please contact Prof. Manuel Oechslin ().

Please submit the usual documents (cover letter, CV, transcript of grades) via our job portal on In addition, please ask two academic referees to send their reference letters by email to . Applications will be considered until the position is filled.

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