Job Openings


Job openings at TSE

This year, TSE will be present on the Job Market during the EEA Annual Meeting in Rotterdam. The hiring committee selects some candidates for an interview in the host city, 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, 2020 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 18, 2019. Any query or further details about applications should be sent to Selected applicants will be offered an interview either in Rotterdam (Dec. 18-19, 2019) or, if more convenient, by Skype.

  • Postdoctoral Fellowships

Toulouse School of Economics (TSE) is offering one ERC funded Postdoctoral Fellowships in empirical industrial organization, starting September 1, 2019 (starting date is flexible) for a period of two years (with a potential one-year-extension). The postdoctoral fellow is expected to be co-author on at least one of the projects of the ERC funded PRIDISP (more detail here).

Postdoctoral fellowships of one year could also be arranged for candidates who would like a postdoctoral experience before starting an assistant professor position.

Knowledge of French is not required.

Applications will be accepted until December 22nd, 2019.

Applications should include a CV, a cover letter with a short research statement (1 page max.), and at least one paper.

Short listed candidates will be invited to do a skype interview in January and give a job market seminar in Toulouse at the beginning of March.

Contact person: Isis Durrmeyer

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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: preference evolution; the evolution of family structures; contract theory or IO under non-standard preferences; moral concerns ;

- 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 Skype) will take place in late January 2020. The position may start at any time between July 1, 2020, and January 1, 2021.

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: January 10, 2020

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Letters of reference required: 3