JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2015 - July 31, 2015

New York University Shangha

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Experimental/Behavioral/ Neuro economics
Economics Department
Faculty Position Economics NYU Shanghai

JOE ID Number: 2015-01_111452412
Date Posted: 02/17/2015
Date Inactive: 07/31/2015
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Faculty Position Economics NYU Shanghai
Section: International:Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Shanghai, CHINA
JEL Classification: D -- Microeconomics
Neuro economics
micro/behavioral economic theory
Full Text of JOE Listing:

NYU Shanghai is seeking to fill a tenured or tenure track position in the field of Experimental/Behavioral/ Neuro economics beginning in the Fall Semester of 2015. The ideal candidate would have thorough training in micro/behavioral economic theory, and/or experience in conducting and analyzing laboratory or field experiments. The facilities at NYU Shanghai include a working experimental economics laboratory, which will be available to scholars recruited to this position. More senior candidates should have a distinguished record of research in the area and an active research agenda. An interest in (or experience with) neuro-scientific tools in research is desirable (but not required) as NYU Shanghai is currently in the process of developing an active inter-disciplinary group working at the intersection of economics, psychology, and neuroscience. (For more on this group see successful candidate will have the opportunity to play a key role in the growth of that interdisciplinary group and the development of its experimental facilities, and is expected to teach and otherwise contribute to the innovative educational mission of NYU Shanghai.

The terms of employment in NYU Shanghai are comparable to U.S. institutions in terms of research start-up funds and compensation, and include housing subsidies and educational subsidies for children. Faculty may also spend time at NYU New York and other sites of the NYU global network, engaging in both research and teaching.

Applications are due no later than February 13, 2015, and will be reviewed until the position is filled. To be considered, candidates should submit a curriculum vitae, statements of research and teaching interests, and representative publications. To complete the online process, applicants will be prompted to enter the names and email addresses of at least three referees. Referees will be contacted to upload their reference letter. Senior candidates are not required to submit references at this time. Please visit our website at for instructions and other information on how to apply. If you have any questions, please e-mail

About NYU Shanghai:

NYU Shanghai is the newest degree-granting campus within the NYU Global Network University. It is the first Sino-US higher education joint venture to grant a degree that is accredited in the U.S. as well as in China. All teaching is conducted in English. A research university with liberal arts and science at its core, it resides in one of the world's great cities with a vibrant intellectual community. NYU Shanghai recruits scholars who are committed to NYU’s global vision of transformative teaching and innovative research.

New York University has established itself as a Global Network University, a multi-site, organically connected network encompassing key global cities and idea capitals. There are three degree-granting campuses in New York, Shanghai, and Abu Dhabi, and complemented by eleven additional academic centers across five continents. Faculty and students circulate within the network in pursuit of common research interests and cross-cultural, interdisciplinary endeavors, both local and global.


Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 07/31/2015