Research Opportunities

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JOB MARKET 2020/21: The Department is expanding and is calling for applications !

The Department is looking to recruit one Assistant Professor (tenure track) for September 1st, 2021.

We are searching for candidates from any field of economics, with a special focus on environmental economics, health economics, public finance, behavioural economics and theory.

Candidates are offered a competitive salary package and a light teaching load.

Candidates should have a PhD (or are firmly expecting one by August 2021) and must show promising or significant scholarship and teaching skills. English is the Department’s working language (for teaching as well) and knowledge of French is NOT required. Candidates from all countries and backgrounds are welcome.

Candidates are invited to submit their applications online at (consult EJM post).

Please note that interviews will be conducted through the European Job Market virtual meetings to be held from December 14th to December 16th, 2020. 


More details concerning the position and application contents (PDF, 47.86 KB)

position opened for professorship (fnsp) in international macroeconomics and trade

We are currently inviting applications for a full-time tenured professorship (FNSP) in the fields of macroeconomics and trade

Candidates should have a track record of high quality publications in international economics in the top peer-reviewed journals. They will have produced applied research related to various topics of international macroeconomics and trade including business cycles, the aggregate implications of trade and firm heterogeneity, firm-level international pricing decisions, etc.

On the methodological side, candidates will have demonstrated a deep understanding of econometrics applied to issues pertaining to international economics and shown their ability to deal with large datasets, notably involving firm-level data.

The successful candidate will conduct research at Sciences Po's Department of Economics. She or he will teach at the different levels of Sciences Po: Collège universitaire, Masters, and Doctoral School. She or he may be required to teach on one of the regional campuses.

Candidates will send electronically to the Selection Committee:

  • a statement of purpose, 
  • a CV (including a list of all publications and the name or contact of three references), and 
  • three recent research papers (published or not).

All applications will be evaluated by the Selection Committee in order to establish a short-list. Short-listed candidates will be interviewed by the Selection Committee at Sciences Po in November-December 2020.

Chair of the Selection Committee
Nicolas CŒURDACIER, Professor (FNSP)
28, rue des Saints Pères
75007 Paris.

More details concerning the position and the Selection Committee (in English and French, PDF 100.89 KB) 

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