Job Opening at Loyola Andalucia University, Spain

Loyola Behavioural Lab - Economics Department, Loyola Andalucia University, Spain

The Economics Department at Loyola Andalucia University is hiring for 1 full-time Assistant Professor (tenure track) in the area of Behavioural (Development) Economics starting the next academic year (September 2019).
The Loyola Andalucia University is a new university based in Cordoba and Sevilla, Andalucia, Spain. The Loyola Andalucía University is a social initiative of The Society of Jesus that is integrated into the Andalusian university system as the first private university of social initiative in the autonomous region.

The Department of Economics hosts the Loyola Behavioural Lab (LoyolaBehLAB), a research-intensive unit focused on lab experiments and RCTs. The LBL works together with Loyola Institute for Development which runs interventions in Nicaragua, Honduras, Guatemala, Morocco, Cambodia, Vietnam, etc. Besides the University also holds the Human Neuroscience Lab

During the last year we have conducted 2 experiments in the field: Nigeria and Honduras (in collaboration with the World Bank). Besides that we have conducted 3 lab experiments (networks, time and risk preferences) and we just started a project with kids (in schools).

You can find people working at the LoyolaBehLAB here

Salary and teaching load will be negotiated according to the candidate profile (salary is about 30K). Teaching load is between 18-24 ECTS (3 or 4 modules of 15 weeks each). PhD in a related discipline is essential. Our teaching load is basically Macro or Micro. 

A candidate on Behavioural Development Economics with experience on the field and RCTs will be ideal. Speaking Spanish will be a plus (not for the teaching but for research in the field since most of our stuff is conducted in LatinAmerica).

Those interested may informally contact the HOD, Dr. Pedro Caldentey (pcaldentey@uloyola.es), and the LoyolaBehLAB director, Prof. Pablo Branas (pablob@uloyola.es). 

Formal applications should include a CV, 2 reference letters and 1 research paper (job market paper or most representative publication). Any application should be simultaneously submitted to pcaldentey@uloyola.es, pablob@uloyola.es and rrhh@uloyola.es. Please add the opening reference PU2019ECO in the mail subject.


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