Faculty of Economics and Management
The University of Lucerne is the youngest university in Switzerland. Founded in 2000, it has four faculties and around 3,000 students. The Faculty of Economics and Management opened its doors to students in the autumn semester of 2016. Personal supervision of students, interactive forms of teaching, close links between academia and practice, and a young, motivated team all give this new faculty a unique profile.
The Faculty of Economics and Management at the University of Lucerne invites applications for

two funded PhD positions

-Empirical political economics (Professor Lukas Schmid)
-Empirical political economics or environmental economics (Professor Simon Lüchinger)

The successful applicants will participate in graduate courses and write a doctoral thesis. They will be part of a strongly research-oriented team in a collaborative and supportive environment. The positions come 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.

For further information, please contact Lukas Schmid (lukasdavid.schmid@unilu.ch) or Simon Lüchinger (simon.luechinger@unilu.ch).
Please submit the usual documents (letter of motivation, CV, transcript of grades, references) by clicking on the apply button below. We will consider applications until the positions are filled.