Position of Teaching Assistant and PhD Student in Latin American Economic History at the University of Geneva

Position of Teaching assistant in Economic History at the University of Geneva

Applications are invited for a position as teaching assistant (assistant-doctorant) in Economic History in the Faculty of Social Sciences at the University of Geneva. The position involves 4 hours of teaching per week in bachelor programmes in social sciences and international relations. It also includes responsibility for the grading of student assignments, the preparation, supervision and grading of exams and involvement in the supervision of student projects and masters’ theses in economic and social history. The successful candidate is also expected to work on his/her own research and write a PhD dissertation on the economic history of Latin America. He / she will be further required to play an active role in the intellectual life of the Department of History, Economics and Society and to undertake a limited number of administrative tasks.

The candidate must hold a Master degree in the field of economic history, economics or history. He / she must be fluent in both French and English. A working knowledge of Spanish or Portuguese is highly desirable.

Appointment

March 1, 2016 or upon agreement.

Contact

Applications including a cover letter, curriculum vitae, photocopy of the Master degree must be submitted exclusively online by clicking on "Postuler/Apply now".

https://jobs.unige.ch/www/wd_portal.show_job?p_web_site_id=1&p_web_page_id=19294

Information on the position can be obtained at fionna.caloz@unige.ch.

Additional Information

The contract will be for a duration of a maximum of five years, with renewal every two years (2+2+1). The first year is a trial period, during which it is allowed to terminate the contract with a notice period of three months for the end of a month.

Gross salary (annual) CHF 66’067. Amount possibly increased according to candidate’s experience.