JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)
February 1, 2015 - July 31, 2015
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Position Title/Short Description
Section: International:Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Hong Kong, Hong Kong, HONG KONG
JEL Classification: H -- Public Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:
Founded in 1991, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) is a world renowned international research university in Asia's most vibrant city. The University comprises more than 500 faculty members whose research ranges from science to engineering, business, humanities and social sciences. It promotes interdisciplinary studies, dedicated to educating all-rounded students to acquire a strong entrepreneurial spirit and innovative thinking with a global outlook. HKUST has been ranked among the top universities in Asia by QS Asian University Rankings. It ranks 16th in the latest Global Employability University Survey reported by the New York Times, and remains No. 1 in Greater China area. English is the medium of teaching, research and administration.
With the approaching of its 25th anniversary, the University will conduct a clustered hiring campaign aimed at advancing the University's academic strengths in selected cross-disciplinary areas that are strategically important to HKUST's future development. We are seeking to hire a senior economist (at Professor or Associate Professor rank) with a relevant PhD degree and expertise in applied economics relevant for the analysis of public policy (including public economics, labor economics, industrial organization, and program evaluation). This new joint faculty position is under the cluster hiring area of public policy, and the position will be in the Department of Economics and other relevant units of the University as appropriate. Teaching may be at the undergraduate, postgraduate, and doctoral levels.
Salary is highly competitive and will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Fringe benefits include annual leave, medical and dental benefits. Housing benefits will also be provided where applicable. A gratuity will be payable upon successful completion of contract for appointment on contract terms.
Interested candidates are invited to send curriculum vitae with the names and addresses of three referees, recent publications, and research papers by email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Nominations are also welcome. Review of applications and nominations begins immediately and will continue until the position is filled.
For further information about the University, please refer to: http://www.ust.hk.
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