JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2015 - January 31, 2016

Keio University

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Faculty of Business and Commerce
Assistant Professor

JOE ID Number: 2015-02_111454117
Date Posted: 10/13/2015
Date Inactive: 01/31/2016
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor
Section: International:Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Tokyo, Mita, Minato-ku, JAPAN
JEL Classification: C1 -- Econometric and Statistical Methods and Methodology: General
Empirical Studies

Status Update: No longer accepting applications
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Department invites applications for a tenure track Assistant Professor who focuses on empirical studies in the following fields: Methodology, and Heterodox Approaches (B in JEL code), Mathematical and Quantitative Methods (C), Microeconomics (D), Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics (E), International Economics (F), Financial Economics (G), Public Economics (H), Health, Education, and Welfare (I), Labor and Demographic Economics (J), Law and Economics (K), Industrial Organization (L), Business Administration and Business Economics • Marketing • Accounting • Personnel Economics (M), Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth (O), and Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics (R).

Keio University is a private, coeducational university founded in 1858. The Faculty of Business & Commerce was created to study and research commerce. Students explore the world of modern industry from four core areas of study: Management, Accounting, Commerce, and Economy & Industry. The Graduate School of Business & Commerce offers students the opportunity to conduct research into modern industry through four core areas of study: Management, Accounting, Commerce, and Economy & Industry. In the Graduate School, the curriculum is divided into two-year Master's and three-year Doctoral courses. Majors available in both Master's and Doctoral courses are "Commerce" and "Management & Accounting," subdivided into the 10 fields in the Faculty of Business & Commerce. The Economics field invites new applications for a tenure track assistant professor.

The Faculty is required to teach at least two classes per week each semester (90 minutes each lecture and 15 lectures for each class. Two semesters in each year.).

Salary Range: depending on the individual and according to the university wage scheme

1. Ph.D. of economics and relevant fields, one expected to be completed by August 2016, or its equivalent, in countries other than Japan.
2. Bachelor degree in countries other than Japan.
3. English communication/teaching skill.

The position will start at April 1, 2016 or September 1, 2016 depending on the individual and availability.

Required Materials
1. CV including research list and Contact information
2. Research Proposal at our university
3. Job market paper
4. Recommendations of two supervisors or their equivalent
5. Degree certificates if applicable
6. Graduate school transcripts
7. Reason of application to the university

Application deadline: 11/30/2015

(Application Instructions)
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until 11/30/2015 or the positions are filled. We will contact suitably qualified applicants by Skype in December 2015. We will invite qualified applicants to a final interview in Japan in January 2016. All applicants should visit to upload all required materials by 11/30/2015. Candidates should request that two letters of reference be submitted on their behalf directly to the web site.

All questions should be sent to Keio Business and Commerce Search Committee at

Application Requirements:
  • Reason of Application to the University
  • Degree Certificates if Applicable
  • Research Proposal at Our University
  • CV including Research List and Contact Information
  • Letters of Reference
  • Transcripts
  • Job Market Paper
Application deadline: 11/30/2015
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