JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2014 - January 31, 2015

Hitotsubashi University

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Assistant Professor

JOE ID Number: 2014-02_111451082
Date Posted: 09/08/2014
Date Inactive: 12/31/2014
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor
Section: International:Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Kunitachi, Tokyo, JAPAN
JEL Classifications:
D -- Microeconomics
F -- International Economics
J -- Labor and Demographic Economics
L -- Industrial Organization
O -- Economic Development, Technological Change, and Growth
applied microeconomics
labor economics
industrial organization
development economics
international economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Graduate School of Economics at Hitotsubashi University invites applications for a tenure-track assistant professor position starting on October 1, 2015 or April 1, 2016. We are interested in candidates with research interests in applied microeconomics (e.g. labor economics, industrial organization, development economics, international economics and other applied fields). Candidates must have completed their Ph.D. or complete it within three months after the time of appointment. The successful candidate will teach in English at the Graduate School of Economics, Hitotsubashi University. The term of the initial contract is three years and, depending on academic work, the contract can be renewed once for two more years. The tenure decision will be made within the five years on the basis of academic performance mainly measured by publications in refereed journals. Teaching obligation is at least 8 credits per academic year that consists of two semesters. Each semester consists of 15 weeks plus one week for examinations. A four-credit course is a semester course that requires two 90-minute lectures per week. Courses to be taught are undergraduate and graduate field courses and/or core courses. Administrative duties include shared responsibility for committee membership and entrance examinations. Other administrative duties may be assigned.

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
Application deadline: 12/01/2014
Application Instructions:
Applications should include (1) a cover letter, (2) curriculum vitae, (3) a list of academic works (please specify peer-reviewed publications), (4) at least three reference letters, (5) certificate of Ph.D. degree if the applicant already holds the degree, and (6) electronic files of research papers (please limit to three papers at the maximum). Reference letters for a candidate without (5) should explain the state of the Ph.D. thesis to show that the candidate will complete the Ph.D. within three months after the time of appointment. Please send the application packet as a single pdf file to with the subject line "Application for assistant professor of applied microeconomics." The letters of recommendation should be directly sent to For more information, please visit

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