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August 1, 2015 - January 31, 2016

National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies

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Graduate School of Policy Studies
Associate Professor

JOE ID Number: 2015-02_111454617
Date Posted: 11/03/2015
Date Inactive: 01/31/2016
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Associate Professor
Section: International:Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Roppongi, Tokyo, JAPAN
JEL Classification: O -- Economic Development, Innovation, Technological Change, and Growth
Development microeconomics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS), founded in 1997 as a stand-alone national graduate university focused on policy studies, aims to cultivate public policy leaders and professionals who will play key roles in democratic governance. We are international in our faculty, our student body and our outlook. We are currently seeking candidates for the position of associate or full professor in the above area to start on April 1, 2016.

We will consider highly-qualified candidates who have an established track record in terms of publications, teaching, supervision, and service. Preference will be given to candidates who have taught at a graduate school and published in high-quality journals in economics.

An appointee will be required to teach post-graduate courses (3 to 6 half-courses, each offered for 15 weeks) per year in English and supervise research students including Ph.D. students. An appointee must demonstrate willingness to engage with colleagues in the institute and policy makers, industries, and aid agencies in Japan and other countries, and compete for external grants. An appointee is also expected to contribute administratively.

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
  • Letters of Reference Instructions Below
Application deadline: 12/07/2015
Reference Instructions:
Email for Applications:
Application Instructions:
Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until 12/7/2015 or the position is filled. All applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and one or more current research papers. Candidates should request that two letters of reference be submitted on their behalf directly to the search committee. Application materials and/or inquiries should be sent electronically to The GRIPS Economics Search Committee at