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Faculty of Economics and Management
The University of Lucerne is a modern, personal and dynamic human sciences university at the heart of Switzerland and Europe. In keeping with our guiding principle 'Moving Human Sciences', we focus on people and their institutions with our six faculties and two academies, soon to be joined by two university research centres. Our aim is to develop the University of Lucerne into a pioneering, internationally visible centre for research and teaching in the human sciences.

The Faculty of Economics and Management opened its doors in the autumn semester of 2016. Exceptional supervision of students, interactive forms of teaching, close links between academia and practice, a focus on current issues in political economics, management and data sciences, and a young, motivated team all give this faculty a unique profile.
PhD or Postdoc position

The Faculty of Economics and Management at the University of Lucerne invites applications for a fully funded PhD or Postdoc position in

Empirical political economics or environmental economics
(in the research group of Professor Simon Luechinger)

The successful applicant will participate in graduate courses and write a doctoral thesis. She or he will be part of a strongly research-oriented team in a collaborative and supportive environment. The position comes with some light teaching and research assistance obligations. The terms of employment are subject to cantonal regulations.

Applicants should hold a first-rate master's degree in economics, have excellent skills in applied econometrics, and have a strong interest in one of the subject areas mentioned above. Further, applicants should have basic knowledge of German or be willing to acquire German language skills within their first year to be able to teach bachelor-level microeconomics tutorials from their second year on.
For further information, please contact Michael Keller ( and Margarida Matos (
Please submit the application documents (letter of motivation, CV, transcript of grades, references) via our application button below. We will consider applications until the position is filled.