JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)
August 1, 2015 - January 31, 2016
Position Title/Short Description
Section: International:Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Xiamen, Fujian, CHINA
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Full Text of JOE Listing:
Any field. Our preferred areas of specializations are - but not limited to - econometrics, economic history, finance, international business, international economics, law and economics, macroeconomics, political economy, public economics, and statistics.
Xiamen University, founded in 1921 by Mr. Tan Kah-Kee, a well-known Chinese expatriate, is located in the resort-like island of Xiamen in Southeast China. Under the leadership of Professor Wang Yanan, a former Xiamen University President and the Chinese translator of Karl Marx's Das Kapital, the School of Economics at Xiamen University has been one of the top programs in China since 1950s. In 2005, to further develop and promote modern economics, Xiamen University established an internationalized research 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.
Having successfully recruited about 52 faculty members from abroad in the past few years, WISE and the School of Economics still have several faculty positions available in all areas of economics, finance and statistics at all ranks. Junior candidates are expected to have a Ph.D. degree by August 2016 and show evidence of promising research ability. Senior candidates must have a Ph.D. degree and a demonstrably strong research record.
Competitive salary, research grant and housing subsidy are provided, with a regular teaching load of three courses per year. Additional course(s) may be arranged with commensurate pay. All faculty members, regardless of their citizenship, enjoy a housing subsidy for the first six years. Detailed information is available at the website http://www.wise.xmu.edu.cn/english. We will interview selected candidates in San Francisco, CA during the 2016 ASSA meeting.
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