Associate Professor of International History - specialisation in Economic and/or Financial History

Geneva (CH)
05 Jul 2017
End of advertisement period
31 Jul 2017
Contract Type
Full Time

The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies
Geneva, Switzerland 

invites applications for a full-time position at the rank of

with a specialisation in Economic and/or Financial History

starting on 1 September 2018 or on a mutually agreed-upon date.

The Institute is seeking to recruit a person either at the rank of assistant professor (with at least three years experience) or of associate professor (or in a similar position). Candidates must hold a PhD in history or in economy. They must have an outstanding teaching and research track record in the field of international history and be able to make a significant long-term contribution to the field of Economic and/or Financial History. 

The selected candidate must show an interest in comparative analysis and methodological innovation. The ability to work with colleagues from other disciplines will be an asset.
The successful candidate will teach postgraduate courses and supervise master’s dissertations and PhD theses in the Department of International History. She or he will also be called upon to teach classes and supervise master’s theses in the Institute’s interdisciplinary programmes and possibly contribute to executive education programmes. 

The teaching language is either English or French. Prior knowledge of French is not required, but the successful candidate is expected to acquire at least a passive knowledge of it within two years of being hired.

Application deadline: 31 August 2017.

To apply:

For more information, candidates are encouraged to consult the Institute’s website: