Professors in Macroeconomics – Teaching and Research

Mohammed VI Polytechnic University is hiring two (2) Professors in Macroeconomics for the Economics field. These positions are leading to the tenure in accordance with the Faculty rules. The posting will remain open until both positions are filled.

Deadline: 2023-03-31

Hours job: Full time

Location job: Rabat, Morocco

Position: Professors in Macroeconomics – Teaching and Research

Salary: TBD

Contract type: Full time

The Faculty of Governance, Economic and Social Sciences (FGSES) at Mohammed VI Polytechnic University (UM6P) is hiring one (1) Associate and one (1) full rank position in Macroeconomics. We are especially interested in applicants having strong backgrounds in the following areas:


JEL Classifications:

  • E -- Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics
  • O -- Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth


The Search Committee will consider applicants in the area of macroeconomic modelling with emphasis put on the analysis of macroeconomic stabilization policies using Dynamic Stochastic General Equilibrium (DSGE) models. Researchers working on long-term growth are also encouraged to apply.


Founded in 2016, UM6P is a well-funded, non-profit university created to provide world-class educational experiences and produce leading-edge research in the physical and social sciences. UM6P was established to serve Southern countries, with an emphasis on providing research relevant to Africa, and training students from the continent.


The Social Sciences, Economics and Humanities Cluster at UM6P is a teaching and research ecosystem that closely brings together three entities: the Faculty of Governance, Economics and Social Sciences (FGSES), offering Bachelor’s, Master’s as well as Ph.D. programs, the Africa Institute for Research in Economics and Social Sciences (AIRESS), geared towards research and the Public Policy School (PPS), offering executive education programs for decision-makers in both public and private sectors.
All three entities have as a common goal. They contribute to the development of the African continent and endow public policies with solid knowledge as well as highly skilled professional profiles that critically address issues facing the continent and the globe.


Job duties and responsibilities involve teaching and research, typically with 60/40 or 50/50 splits. Ideally, faculty research will contribute to the UM6P goal of producing quality research relevant to the African continent. Associate and full rank faculty are also expected to raise external funding to support their research activities.


Applicants must have a Doctorate or PhD in economics or an equivalent discipline. Candidates for Associate positions must provide evidence of effective teaching and must have demonstrable skills inquantitative methods and modeling – with significant scientific publications in one or more of the social science disciplines.


All applicants must provide: (i) a detailed curriculum vita; (ii) a separate, full list of publications; (iii) one example of research output; (iv) proof of degree; (v) and at least two letters of recommendation; (vi) evidence of effective post-secondary teaching experience and (vii) evidence of successful directing of Masters and PhD level research consistent with international standards.


A complete application includes items (i)-(vii) for Associate and Full rank applicants. Interested applicants should apply directly via the JOE portal. For full consideration, please ensure your application is complete. Alternatively, they can assemble these items (in the order listed) in a single “zipped” file and email to Econ.Recruit@um6p.ma, with “Macroeconomics Positions” in the subject line.


Initial, virtual interviews will begin upon receiving relevant applications. Short-listed candidates will be asked to present a (virtual) 60 to 75 minutes research seminar.


Salary and benefits are internationally competitive and commensurate with experience. Qualified Sub- Saharan nationals and Moroccan nationals are strongly encouraged to apply.


UM6P-FGSES is located in the capital city, Rabat, Morocco – a large cosmopolitan city on the Atlantic coast midway between Casablanca and Tanger.


For further information, please contact: Econ.Recruit@um6p.ma.