Associate Professor or Assistant Professor on a tenure track for the rank of Associate Professor in Urban Economics


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Assistant professor / lecturer

The Swiss Graduate School of Public Administration (IDHEAP), part of the University of Lausanne’s Faculty of Law, Criminal Justice and Public Administration, seeks a:


Associate Professor or Assistant Professor on a tenure track for the rank of Associate Professor in Urban Economics (100%)


Depending on the applications received and their evaluation, the Faculty reserves the right to offer the position at a different level.


Commencement date: 1 January 2023 or a date to be agreed

Place of work: IDHEAP, on the University of Lausanne campus, Dorigny


Your activities:

The development and delivery of courses focused on urban economics and governance across IDHEAP’s different training programmes (master’s degree and continuing education).

Conducting research on issues related to the transformations occurring in contemporary urban spaces, underpinned by an urban economics perspective and revealing its links with urban governance.

Developing consultancy and service provision activities for the community, particularly for the benefit of public sector entities facing challenges related to urban economics and governance.

Your profile:

A PhD in economics, economic geography, public administration or another social science discipline.

A deep and thorough understanding of the theories and methodologies of urban economics and an excellent appreciation of the challenges of urban governance. Expertise in quantitative methodologies, particularly in the domain of georeferenced data.

Your application dossier:

Your application must include a letter of motivation, a detailed academic CV indicating your research interests, a list of your publications and copies of your most recent diplomas. These documents should be transmitted to the University as a single PDF file (a zip format is acceptable). Only applications sent via the  portal will be considered.

Application deadline: 31 May 2022

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