JOE - December 2012

Xiamen University
Wang Yanan Institute for Studies in Economics (WISE) and School of Economics
Tenured & Tenure Track full time faculty with rank open
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Tenured & Tenure Track full time faculty with rank open
Section: 3 -- International:Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Xiamen, Fujian, China
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Deadline Date: 12/15/2012

JOE ID Number: 201212_398385

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The Wang Yanan Institute for Studies in Economics at Xiamen University in Xiamen, China anticipates filling multiple positions at both the junior and senior ranks, and welcomes strong candidates in any field to apply. We particularly encourage those with expertise in the areas of experimental economics (junior and senior) and macroeconomics (senior).
Xiamen University, founded in 1921, is located in the resort-like island of Xiamen in Southeast China. In 2005, Xiamen University established a research-oriented and internationalized institute - the Wang Yanan Institute for Studies in Economics (WISE). The main missions of WISE and the School of Economics are high-quality graduate training, frontier research, and intensive international academic exchange and cooperation. This year we look forward to bringing in high caliber additions to the over 30 faculty members hired from abroad since our inception.

Junior candidates are expected to have a Ph.D. degree by August 2013 and evidence of promising research ability. Senior candidates must have a Ph.D. degree and a demonstrably strong research record. Competitive salary, teaching load and housing subsidy are provided. All faculty members, regardless of their citizenship, enjoy a housing subsidy for the first six years, and Chinese citizens with residency in Xiamen have the option to purchase an apartment substantially subsidized by the Xiamen city government and Xiamen University. WISE is strongly committed to faculty development. New hires are provided a generous research grant; opportunities to generate visibility through overseas travel to conferences and participation in frequent conferences and seminars hosted by WISE; and access to research infrastructure such the MOE Key Laboratory in Econometrics, the Finance and Economics Experimental Laboratory, and the Fujian Key Laboratory in Statistics.
Application Instructions:

Interested applicants should send a cover letter with their curriculum vitae, samples of their research work, three reference letters (junior candidates only), and any teaching evaluations before December 15, 2012. CONTACT INFORMATION: Recruiting Committee, c/o Ms Daisy Xu, Wang Yanan Institute for Studies in Economics (WISE) and School of Economics, Room A307, Economics Building, Xiamen University, Xiamen, 361005, Fujian, China or email We will interview selected candidates in San Diego, CA during the 2013 ASSA meeting.

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