Full Professor in Macroeconomics

The Board of the Faculty of Economics and Business (FEB) at the University of Groningen is offering a position for a Full Professor in Macroeconomics in the Netherlands.

The chair in Macroeconomics is part of the Department of Economics, Econometrics, and Finance. The new professor will participate in the research program Economics, Econometrics, and Finance of FEBRI. The chair will contribute to high-quality research and teaching in Macroeconomics. The new professor in Macroeconomics will play a central role in the Department and is expected to be the leading researcher within the faculty concerning macroeconomics by conducting independent research and by publishing in high-ranked international journals in the field of Macroeconomics.


The position encompasses the regular tasks of a full professor in teaching, research, and being involved in management. The tasks include but are not limited to:

  • contributing to the Bachelor program in Economics and Business Economics, and the master program in Economics, including lecturing, course and program development, and the supervision of bachelor and master theses.
  • supervising PhD students, mentoring junior staff members
  • acquiring external funding from NWO, ERC, and other sources
  • contributing to the research program of the Department of Economics, Econometrics and Finance, and in particular to macroeconomic research within the program
  • playing a prominent role in stimulating research collaborations with researchers in adjacent fields
  • participating in the public macroeconomic debate on the national and/or international level.


  • A salary depending on qualifications and work experience starting from € 6,099 to a maximum of € 10,721 gross salary per month for a full-time position,
  • 8% holiday allowance and 8.3% end-of-year bonus and participation in a pension scheme for employees.
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Job Requirements

For the Full Professor in Macroeconomics position, applicants with the following qualifications are welcome to apply:

  • has a PhD degree
  • has a broad and outstanding knowledge of macroeconomics, demonstrated by national and international academic publications in major macroeconomic and/or general interest journals
  • is internationally recognized as an authority in the field of macroeconomics,
  • contributes with her/his/their research to society
  • has excellent teaching abilities, both at the undergraduate and postgraduate level and experience in curriculum development
    has experience in supervising PhD students and mentoring staff members
  • actively contributes to creating a positive climate within a department and/or faculty
  • has proven to have excellent funding acquisition skills; and
  • has a relevant national and international network.

Application Process

Interested applicants should submit the following documents for application:

  • a full curriculum vitae including a complete list of publications
  • a letter of motivation.

To apply for the Full Professor in Macroeconomicsclick here.

Deadline: April 30, 2023.

For more information on the Full Professor in Macroeconomics, visit the official site.

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