Associate Professor of Econometrics (100%)

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«A place where knowledge is created» – As a leading business university we set global standards for research and teaching by promoting integrative thought, responsible action, and an entrepreneurial spirit of innovation in business and society.

The University of St.Gallen and its School of Economics and Political Science invite applications for an Associate Professorship position in the field of econometrics and statistics. A strong methodological background, in particular in the statistical foundations of algorithmic decision making (e.g., optimal policy, reinforcement learning) as well as an interest in economic applications are an advantage. Ideal candidates have a strong track record of internationally recognized research in leading general interest or field journals.


Successful candidates will be actively engaged in teaching across all levels in our Economics and International Affairs programmes. Therefore, excellent teaching skills are essential; German language skills are an advantage. We are looking for a candidate with a commitment to academic leadership and citizenship. Experience in the acquisition of third-party funding is a plus.


The University of St.Gallen is strongly committed to promoting equal opportunities and diversity. We specifically encourage women and applicants with backgrounds underrepresented among our current faculty to apply. We seek to fill the position per August 1st, 2025, or by mutual agreement. Interviews are thought to be conducted in person on October 17th, 2024. For further information, please contact Professor Dr Dirk Lehmkuhl, Chair of the Appointment Committee (facultyposition@unisg.ch).


The application should include a cover letter, curriculum vitae, teaching and research statement, list of publications, identification of two publications that best represent your current research, and contact information for two professional references that we may contact if shortlisted for the position. Candidates should submit their application to the President of the University of St.Gallen, Professor Dr Manuel Ammann online via https://www.unisg.ch/professorships at the latest by August 15th, 2024.

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