JOE - November 2012

Nanyang Technological University
Division of Economics
School of Humanities and Social Sciences
Assistant Professor (Economics)
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor (Economics)
Section: 3 -- International:Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Singapore, Singapore
JEL Classifications:
A1 -- General Economics
D -- Microeconomics
D6 -- Welfare Economics
E -- Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics
F -- International Economics
H -- Public Economics
Q5 -- Environmental Economics
Deadline Date: 11/26/2012

JOE ID Number: 201211_397932

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Full Text of JOE Listing:
The Division of Economics at Nanyang Technological University (NTU), Singapore, is a major division in the School of Humanities and Social Sciences (HSS). The Division is host to the Economic Growth Centre and the Editorial Office of the Singapore Economic Review, and has 34 faculty members involved in theoretical and applied economics research. Faculty members are research-active with a focus in behavourial economics, economics of social and public policy, and econometrics. In addition, they have special interest in the economies of China, Singapore, ASEAN and other East Asian countries as well as have served as consultants to the Singapore government and to international organizations such as the United Nations, World Bank, International Monetary Fund, and Asian Development Bank. The Division offers undergraduate training leading to BA (Hons) in Economics and offers jointly with various Schools' double major and double degree programs. It also offers graduate training leading to MA and PhD. Details of the Division can be found at

The Division invites qualified academics to apply for a faculty position as Assistant Professor. Salaries are competitive and commensurate with qualifications and experience, and the successful candidate can expect generous support for research including grants for travel and conferences.

Applicants should have completed or nearly completed a PhD in Economics, and should have evidence of potential for high-quality research. Applicants with relevant post-doctoral training are welcome to apply. All fields will be considered but preference will be given to the following areas:

Applied Microeconomics/Behavioral and Experimental Economics
International Economics/Macroeconomics
Environmental and Urban Economics

Application Instructions:

To apply, please refer to the Guidelines for submitting an Application for Faculty Appointment ( and send your application package [consisting of a cover letter, curriculum vitae, personal particulars form, a statement of current and future research interest, selected publications, and the names of three referees] to:
Division of Economics, School of Humanities and Social Sciences, Nanyang Technological University, 14 Nanyang Drive, Singapore 637332 (Fax: (65) 6795 5797; Email: Closing date for applications: 26 November 2012.

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FAX for Applications: 65 6795 5797
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