Monday, April 11, 2011

Job Opening: University of Geneva

Mary O'Sullivan reports that the University of Geneva has an opening for a tenured full professor of economic history in the Department of Economic Sciences. 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. The position involves teaching at the undergraduate and graduate levels with a teaching load of six hours per week during 28 weeks of the year. Teaching at the undergraduate level is mainly in French; teaching at the graduate level is in French and English. Full professors should expect to participate in the management of the department, the coordination of the Paul Bairoch Institute of Economic History, and may be involved in administrative tasks at the university level. The application deadline is May 11, 2011.
  Contacts:  Prof. H. Loubergé, Head of the Department of Economic Sciences ( or Professor Mary O’Sullivan, Professor of Economic History (
  For further information about this opening, the list of supporting documents required, and the address for sending applications, see the university's employment listing.