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August 1, 2017 - January 31, 2018

Jinhe Center for Economic Research, Xian Jiaotong University

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Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Economics

JOE ID Number: 2017-02_111459045
Date Posted: 10/20/2017
Date Inactive: 01/31/2018
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant/Associate/Full Professor in Economics
Section: International:Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Xian, Shaanxi, CHINA
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Industrial organization, Regulation, 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 and Health Economics, Applied Microeconomics, Environmental and Resource Economics, Experimental Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

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. Existing faculties consist of 14 faculty and over 30 visiting professors abroad, most of them have PhD degrees in economics from famouse universities in the world. We have current enrollment of about 250 full-time students, including undergraduate, master, and doctoral candidates, with active academic communication such as regular workshops and seminars full of liberal democratic atmosphere.
JCER Website:

XJTU started to build a 4500-acre new campus,named as Western China Science and Technology Innovation Harbor in 2015, supported by the central government and Shaanxi province. Therefore,JCER is planning to hire 10-15 new faculty members from abroad over the next two years in an effort to bolster expanding programs. Faculty positions available at all levels. To support the national "One Belt One Road" stratege,2-year's master program in Economics for foreign students is just opened in JCER in 2017. English speakers are welcome, too.

As one of the national key universities with over 120 year history, XJTU is traditionally ranked as top 10 in China. XJTU launched the “University Alliance of the New Silk Road” (UANSR) in 2016 to establish cooperative world-wide education platforms in the future.
Xi’an Jiaotong University (XJTU) Website´╝Ü

Additionally, 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.

Submit Application Materials through JOE System.

+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 Philadelphia, PA, USA on January 5-7, 2018.

(All nationalities welcome)

Application Requirements:
  • Cover Letter
  • CV
  • Job Market Paper
  • Teaching Evaluations
  • Research Papers
  • Letters of Reference
Application deadline: 12/31/2017
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