JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2015 - July 31, 2015

Osaka University

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Osaka School of International Public Policy (OSIPP)
Assistant Professor or Associate Professor

JOE ID Number: 2015-01_111452662
Date Posted: 02/02/2015
Date Inactive: 02/26/2015
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor or Associate Professor
Section: International:Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Toyonaka, Osaka, JAPAN
JEL Classifications:
C -- Mathematical and Quantitative Methods
F3 -- International Finance
O1 -- Economic Development
F5 -- International Relations and International Political Economy
I1 -- Health
K -- Law and Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Osaka School of International Public Policy (OSIPP), Osaka University, Japan, invites applications for a position in applied economics. A preference will be given to those specializing in applied econometrics, but researchers specializing in international finance, development economics, political economy, health economics, or law and economics are also encouraged to apply. The candidate for a tenure-track assistant professor position is expected to have a Ph.D. in economics by August 31, 2015 and must demonstrate the potential for publishing high-quality academic research. For a tenured associate professor position, the applicant must have at least four refereed publications, including two or more single-authored papers.

Successful applicants will be required to give lectures and seminars related to their fields of specialization at the graduate level and to provide M.A. and Ph.D. theses supervisions. They are also asked to teach undergraduate courses in economics. The language of instruction for most courses is English, but preference will be given to applicants who can teach both in English and in Japanese. Intra-university communications of an administrative nature will be conducted in Japanese. Successful applicants are expected to take up duties on September 1, 2015.

For application instructions, please refer to the following URL:

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
  • Letters of Reference Instructions Below
Application deadline: 02/26/2015
Reference Instructions:
Letters of references must be sent by email to
Application Instructions:
A complete application includes the following:

1) A cover letter indicating the position applied (tenure-track assistant professor or tenured associate professor).
2) A detailed curriculum vitae, clearly marking refereed publications (please include telephone numbers and email addresses of two referees).
3) A (scanned) PDF file of the certificate of Ph.D. degree, or a letter from the thesis supervisor to certify that the applicants can meet our degree requirement deadline.
4) PDF files of 1-3 published and/or unpublished papers.
5) Two letters of references, to be sent directly from the referees by email to

Application materials in PDF files, including letters of references, must be sent by email to no later than February 26, 2015.