Academic Positions

There are currently no openings.


Previous openings:

Full Professor of

with a specialisation in the analysis of armed conflicts

Application deadline: 15 January 2016


Assistant Professor in

with a focus on International Trade

Application deadline: 15 January 2016

Candidates who are interested in being interviewed at the ASSA 2016 meeting should apply
by 6 December 2015




The Graduate Institute of International and Development Studies is an independent, selective and cosmopolitan research and higher education institution dedicated to the study of world affairs. It offers postgraduate study programmes, produces high-level research and proposes executive education programmes to international professionals. It also provides expertise and enriches the public debate on the main challenges of today's world, in particular on issues such as trade, conflict, the environment, gender, governance, migration and health.

The Graduate Institute hosts a vibrant community of scholars committed to accomplishing its mission by

  • providing disciplinary and interdisciplinary teaching;
  • conducting individual and collective research, to the largest extent possible with competitive funding;
  • contributing to dialogue with international actors from the public, private and not-for-profit sectors;
  • participating in executive education.

The Graduate Institute offers attractive working conditions and internationally competitive salary and benefits in a setting which promotes free thinking and independent research. Geneva and Switzerland provide pleasant living conditions and safe environment.