PhD Position in Economics (m/f/d)

University of St. Gallen
March 16, 2023
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PhD Position in Economics (m/f/d)

70% (unlimited, by 01.03.2023)

Your tasks

The Chair of Applied Microeconomics (Prof. Stefan Buehler) at the University of St. Gallen, Switzerland, is inviting applications for a PhD Position in Economics. The chair is affiliated with the Institute of Economics. The focus of our research is on microeconomics, in particular industrial organization, game theory, antitrust law and economics, and the microeconomics of sustainability.

Your profile
  • The successful candidate has acquired (or is about to complete) a Master's degree in Economics or a related field with excellent grades.
  • A demonstrated interest in at least one of our main fields of research is required.
  • Fluency in English is essential, and a good command of German is desirable.
  • The successful candidate is expected to enroll in the Graduate PhD Programme in Economics and Finance at the University of St. Gallen and may participate in the Swiss Program for Beginning Doctoral Students at the Study CenterGerzensee
  • We offer a stimulating research environment, exchange with young and international faculty, modern infrastructure, and a friendly atmosphere. The salary is highly competitive, and we provide support for participation in international conferences. Visit our website for further information about the Institute of Economics. Rolling admission: Applications should be submitted online. Please include a cover letter, CV, academic records, GRE scores (if available), and, if possible, the Master's thesis.

    We are looking forward to your online-application. apply here

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    At the HSG, as Europe's leading business university, we operate in an entrepreneurial environment where you will meet highly qualified, ambitious experts - both regionally and internationally. For example, you benefit from a modern IT infrastructure and, in our library via HSGswisscovery, from nationwide access to the wealth of scientific information available.

    Executive Education

    We support internal and external executive education opportunities. Our internal executive education programme offers you a practical, dedicated and didactically mature transfer of knowledge in the form of seminars, e-learning, coaching and collegial advice. We support task-specific external training and executive education financially as well as with regard to the time required.


    We promote our culture of cross-functional collaboration and create space for forging valuable relationships - also with external partners. Regular exchanges and internal events help to strengthen these relationships and make them long-lasting.

    Family & Career

    We provide our employees with flexible work time models with a variable number of hours per week. As a family-friendly employer, we offer part-time positions, 16 weeks of maternity leave and a subsidised crèche, as well as support with childcare during the vacations.

    Equal Opportunities

    The University enables equal opportunities for all employees and students. This applies to degree courses and work, as well as academic careers, university management positions and the reconciliation of studies, work and private commitments. We are committed to this with various measures in the areas of teaching, research, administration and the Presidency.

    Fit and Healthy

    We help you stay fit and healthy. In addition to our diverse range of sports activities at the university, most of which are free of charge, and campaign weeks for corporate health management, we also offer you fruit in the workplace. In our canteen you will find a wide selection of freshly prepared meals - from vegetarian to fish dishes - at discounted prices.

    Further information on working at the HSG can be found here.

    For job-related questions

    Prof. Dr. Stefan Buehler Professor of Applied Microeconomics Tel.: +41 71 224 23 03 [email protected]

    «We are looking forward to welcoming another enthusiastic young economist to our team!»

    Denise Eigenmann, M.A. Institute Manager Tel.: +41 71 224 21 74 [email protected]

    «I am looking forward to welcome you as a new team member at FGN-HSG»

    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.

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