Academic position in Macroeconomics

KU Leuven
September 22 2017
Position Type
Full Time
Organization Type

The Department of Economics of the Faculty of Economics and Business of the KU Leuven has a vacant full-time academic position in the field of Macroeconomics. We are looking for motivated candidates with a promising research record and with demonstrable teaching skills in this field. Research

The Department of Economics offers an active and internationally oriented research environment. We are looking for a dynamic and motivated researcher specialized in macroeconomics. Any subfield and both empirical or theoretical research profiles are eligible.

The qualified candidate will conduct research in close collaboration with members of the department and contribute to the department's research agenda. You will initiate new research projects, attract the necessary research funding, and expand international collaboration. He/she will strive for excellence in research and as such will contribute to the reputation of the Faculty of Economics and Business.


The candidate will teach courses in macroeconomics at the Bachelor's, Master's and Doctoral level. The exact teaching responsibilities will depend on the profile and rank of the candidate. The candidate is expected to meet the KU Leuven educational standards for academic curricula with a strong commitment to quality of education. The candidate is also expected to supervise master theses and to act as an advisor to PhD students.

The candidate will develop a teaching style in line with the KU Leuven perspective on activating and research based education, and will take advantage of the opportunities to professionalize teaching skills offered by the faculty and the university. The candidate will contribute to the educational project of the university, and will show the necessary commitment to uphold the high standards of its programs.


The candidate will pay attention to the policy relevance and ways to valorize research.

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