«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 8000 students and is one of the largest employers in the region, providing around 2300 employees with an attractive and innovative environment for research.
The Chair of Applied Microeconomics (Prof. Stefan Buehler) at the University of St.Gallen is inviting applications for a
PhD Position in Economics
50-70%
Starting date: September 1, 2017, or upon agreement.


The chair is affiliated with the Institute of Economics (www.fgn.unisg.ch). The focus of our research is on industrial organization, game theory, antitrust law and economics, regulation, and public policy. We offer a stimulating research environment, exchange with young and international faculty, modern infrastructure, and a friendly atmosphere. The salary is commensurate with university regulations and internationally competitive.
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 PhD Program in Economics and Finance (www.pef.unisg.ch) at the University of St.Gallen and may participate in the Swiss Program for Beginning Doctoral Students at the Study Center Gerzensee (www.szgerzensee.ch/courses/doctoral/swiss-program). While devoting most of the time to writing a PhD thesis, he/she also contributes to the research and teaching activities of the chair. Please contact Prof. Stefan Buehler (stefan.buehler@unisg.ch) for further information.
Applications should be submitted online no later than July 31, 2017. Please include a cover letter, CV, academic records, GRE scores (if available), and, if possible, the Master's thesis. Please ask academic referees to send their reference letters directly to Dr. Mirela Keuschnigg (mirela.keuschnigg@unisg.ch). Short-listed candidates may be invited for an interview.
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