Academic Positions

Applications for the following full-time positions are closed:



with a specialisation in European History (“Europe in the World”)
at the rank of Associate Professor



with a specialisation in Economic and/or Financial History
at the rank of Associate Professor


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.