JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2015 - January 31, 2016

University of Washington, Seattle

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College of Arts & Sciences
Jackson School of International Studies
Assistant Professor, Economist Specializing on China Economy

JOE ID Number: 2015-02_111454188
Date Posted: 10/14/2015
Date Inactive: 01/31/2016
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor, Economist Specializing on China Economy
Section: US: Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Seattle, Washington, UNITED STATES
JEL Classification: F5 -- International Relations, National Security, and International Political Economy
China economist
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Jackson School of International Studies seeks an economist for a tenure track assistant professorship specializing on the Chinese economy to begin in September of 2016. The successful candidate will be expected to teach undergraduate and graduate courses on the Chinese economy as well as other courses in international and China studies. Candidates with a firm grasp of the historical and institutional development of the economy of the PRC, as well as the broader development of the PRC are especially welcome to apply. Candidates are expected to demonstrate a strong commitment to research on the Chinese economy using Chinese language sources.

The Jackson School is an interdisciplinary department, housing many of the University of Washington’s area studies programs. Most courses taught are not mathematical or quantitative. Our students are interested in large questions of development, international trade, international finance, international investment, sustainability, and the environment; the successful candidate for this position would be expected to teach to these broad general interests. University of Washington faculty engage in teaching, research, and service. Candidates should have a completed Ph.D. or foreign equivalent in economics by the date of appointment. Preference will be given to applications received by November 1, 2015.

Applicants should submit the following:

- CV
- Examples of their work on the Chinese economy
- A personal statement discussing their research agenda and teaching interests
- Teaching evaluations
- Course syllabi on the Chinese economy and/or the broad themes mentioned above, if available
- Three letters of recommendation

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The University of Washington is building a culturally diverse faculty and staff and strongly encourages applications from women, minorities, individuals with disabilities, and covered veterans. The University of Washington is an affirmative action and equal opportunity employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, age, protected veteran or disabled status, or genetic information.

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