Associate Professorship in Economic History, University of Geneva

Associate Professorship in Economic History, University of Geneva, deadline August 31

UNIVERSITY OF GENEVA, Geneva, Switzerland.

The University of Geneva has an opening for an associate professor in the Department of Economic History. Candidates should hold a Ph.D. in economic history, history, economics or another relevant field and must have a proven track record of publications (books and/ or journal articles). Preference will be given to candidates with a strong commitment to research in international and/ or comparative economic history and an interest in promoting links between history and the social sciences.

The position involves teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels.

Teaching at the undergraduate level is mainly in French; teaching at the graduate level is in French and English. Candidates should also expect to participate in the administration of the department, the coordination of the Paul Bairoch Institute of Economic History and they may be involved in administrative tasks at the university level.

The University of Geneva offers attractive working conditions and an intellectually dynamic environment. Its commitment to economic history is a longstanding one, dating from the establishment of a chair in the field in 1902. The Paul Bairoch Institute of Economic History maintains that tradition as a prominent international centre for teaching and research in the domain of international economic history.

The deadline for applications is August 31, 2014.

CONTACTS: Mary O’Sullivan, Professor of Economic History (mary.osullivan @ or Juan Flores, Associate Professor of Economic History (juan.flores @

For further information on this opening, please go to the following web site:

Juan Huitzilihuitl Flores Zendejas
Professeur Associé
Paul Bairoch Institute of Economic History
University of Geneva
40, bd du Pont-dArve
CH – 1211 Genève 4
Tel.+41 22 379 99 13
Fax +41 22 379 81 93