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August 1, 2016 - January 31, 2017

Jinhe Center for Economic Research, Xian Jiaotong University, China

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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Economics

JOE ID Number: 2016-02_111456610
Date Posted: 10/13/2016
Date Inactive: 01/31/2017
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Economics
Section: International:Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: CHINA
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Industrial organization
Law and Economics
Public finance
Games and information
Macroeconomics, Growth
Theoretical finance
General equilibrium
Mathematical economics
Optimal control
Trade theory
International finance
Bayesian statistics
Family and health economics
Applied microeconomics
Environmental and resource economics
Salary Range: Negotiable
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Economics
(All nationalities welcome)

Jinhe Center for Economic Research (JCER) was founded in 1997 by two American educated economists (Yusen Kwoh, Chicago, MA, 1978; Chuntien Hu, Princeton, PhD, 1986) at Xi’an Jiaotong University (XJTU) in China. The center offers B.A, M.A., and PhD. degrees in economics with modern curriculum and teaching materials for original education and research. Existing faculties consist of 8 residents and over 30 visiting professors abroad. We have current enrollment of over 150 full-time students, including undergraduate, master, and doctoral candidates, with active academic communication such as regular workshops and seminars full of liberal democratic atmosphere.

Xi’an Jiaotong University held a groundbreaking ceremony for a 4500-acre new campus in 2015, and JCER is planning to hire 15-20 new faculty members from abroad over the next three years in an effort to bolster expanding programs. Faculty positions available at all levels (Assistant, Associate and Full professors). English speakers are welcome also.

JCER has become an international renowned institution covering research areas including but not limited to: Industrial organization, Regulation, Law & Economics, Welfare, Public finance, Games and information, Macroeconomics, Growth, Money, Theoretical finance, General equilibrium, Mathematical economics, Optimal control, Trade theory, International finance, Econometrics, Bayesian statistics, Labor, Family and Health economics, Applied microeconomics, and Environmental and resource economics.

About Xi’an Jiaotong University (XJTU):
As one of the national key universities with over 120 year history, XJTU is consistently ranked top 10 in China. XJTU launched the “University Alliance of the New Silk Road” (UANSR) this year to establish cooperative world-wide education platforms in the future. Xi’an is the largest industrial and educational hub in North-western China. It is a major tourist destination of the world and designated as the “City of History” by UNESCO. This sophisticated ancient capital is a perfect place for academics and education.

Responsibilities and Requirements:
•PhD degree required.
•Teaching load of 3 courses (approximately 9 credits) each year, teaching can be conducted in English or Chinese.
•research and publication.
•Advising PhD, Master and undergraduate students.

Compensation and Benefits:
•Contract for 6 years.
•International competitive salary commensurate with qualifications.
•Housing subsidies.

Application Materials E-mail to:
+86-29-82667879 (Ms. Rui Li);
+86-29-82665160 (Prof. Weihong Zeng)

Representatives will be able to interview applicants online or at the AEA annual conference in Chicago, USA on January 5-8, 2017.

Application Requirements:
  • Letters of Reference
  • Research Papers
  • Teaching Evaluations
  • Job Market Paper
  • CV
  • Cover Letter
Application deadline: 01/31/2017
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