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Proudly international, TSE is a unique center in France both in terms of academic excellence and ambitious education programs, one of the very best institutions in these two fields.

Every year, Toulouse School of Economics recruits junior assistant professors on the international JobMarket and also presents its doctoral candidates.
Senior professor positions are also possible at any period of the year.



Job openings at TSE

This year, TSE will be present online at the Job Market during the EEA Annual Meeting (Dec. 14-18, 2020). The hiring committee selects some candidates for an interview via Zoom, which could lead then to an invitation in Toulouse to give a seminar.

  • Assistant Professorships

Toulouse School of Economics (TSE) is offering Assistant Professorships in Economics on competitive terms, starting September 1, 2021 for a period of six years corresponding to a three-year contract renewable once after a "mid-term" review. Assistant professors will be offered permanent positions in the French academic system following a successful tenure evaluation at the end of the six years.

TSE invites applications from strong candidates in all areas of economics, including finance. It offers an exciting research environment, a low teaching load and no administrative obligations.

Proven research abilities are necessary, and the PhD should be completed by the date of the appointment. Graduates of any country are eligible. Knowledge of French is NOT required.

Full application instructions are available at ; online applications (only on have to be received by November 15, 2020. Any query or further details about applications should be sent to Selected applicants will be offered an interview by Zoom.

  • Postdoctoral Fellowships

The Behavior, Institutions, and Development Group at Toulouse School of Economics (TSE) invites applications for two Postdoctoral Fellows in Economics, funded by the ERC Advanced Grant EvolvingEconomics awarded to Ingela ALGER.

The successful candidates are expected to conduct research on at least one of the following topics:

- Theoretical research on: moral concerns ; behavioral contract theory and/or IO ; preference evolution ; the evolution of family structures ;

- Experimental research on: moral concerns and purchasing behaviors ; decision-making in strategic interactions; decision-making in the household ; informal transfers ;

- Empirical research on: (historical or current) data on family structures ; private contributions to public goods.

The successful candidates will also be expected to participate in the research activities of the TSE thematic group Behavior, Institutions, and Development (seminars, workshops, conferences), and to organize one international event (with about 50 participants) during the fellowship. Teaching will be optional.

Besides the salary, also included in the fellowship is an office, computer equipment, and some funding for travel and research. Interviews (via Zoom) will take place in January 2021. The position may start at any time between July 1, 2021, and January 1, 2022.

If you have questions about the fellowship or application process, please contact Ingela Alger (

Application requirements:

- A curriculum vitae

- An academic paper

- A research statement

- Three recommendation letters

Application deadline: December 15, 2020

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