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Research Assistant Position (PhD. Candidate) in Economics (m/f/d)

35-70% (limited, by 01.08.2022)

Your tasks

Are you looking for an exciting PhD position in the field of economics? At the chair of Prof. Reto Föllmi we conduct high quality research on the issues of international trade, macroeconomics, distribution and economic growth. You will be integrated in a young and strongly research oriented team while writing your PhD thesis. You will contribute to the research and teaching activities of the chair.

Your profile

We are looking for applicants with a(n):
  • excellent Master's degree in economics (or close to completion)
  • solid background in mathematics and empirical research
  • enthusiastic interest in economics
  • proficiency in written and spoken English
  • at best, solid knowledge of the German language (not a mandatory requirement)
The chair for International Economics at the SIAW has expertise in international trade, macroeconomics, distribution and economic growth. The research of Prof. Föllmi and other institute members is regularly published in leading economic journals.

Application documents to be submitted:
  • CV
  • Your statement of purpose (max. 1 page) should include: (i) motivation for pursuing a PhD, (ii) qualifications for a PhD, and (iii) description of research interests
  • academic record
  • reference letters (optional)
We are looking forward to your online-application. apply here

We offer

sport & wellbeing

sport & wellbeing

further education

further education

corporate health management

corporate health management

public library

public library

flexible working hours

flexible working hours

various events

various events

For job-related questions

Prof. Reto Föllmi
Director of SIAW-HS
Tel.: +41 71 224 22 69
reto.foellmi@unisg.ch

«As director of SIAW and as your potential future supervisor, I am looking forward receiving your application for this new PhD position.»


Enea Baselgia
Research Assistant SIAW-HSG
Tel.: +41 71 224 27 06
enea.baselgia@unisg.ch

«I am a current PhD student of Prof. Föllmi. If you have any questions, I will be happy to answer them.»

Your place of work

University of St.Gallen

«A place where knowledge is created» - As one of Europe's leading universities of economics and business administration, the University of St.Gallen (HSG), Switzerland, is committed to the education of over 8800 students. The HSG is one of the largest employers in the region and provides an attractive and innovative environment for more than 3300 researchers, educators and professional staff.