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August 1, 2017 - January 31, 2018

Waseda University

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Research Institute for Environmental Economics and Management
Assistant Professor (Requires Japanese Communication Skill)

JOE ID Number: 2017-02_111459753
Date Posted: 12/28/2017
Date Inactive: 01/31/2018
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor (Requires Japanese Communication Skill)
Section: US: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Shinjuku-ku, Tokyo, JAPAN
JEL Classification: Q -- Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics
Environmental Economics, Applied Econometrics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Research Institute for Environmental Economics and Management (RIEEM) at Waseda University invites applications for a termed research fellow position (equivalent to Research Assistant Professor).

We seek candidates with sufficient Japanese and English language skills to conduct a research project “Empirical examinations on environmental and energy policy: Price and non-pricing approach.” This project includes a joint research project with universities in Germany and the United States.

The research fellow will employ empirical studies using microdata collected from surveys that will be conducted through the project. The fellow will help hosting workshops when inviting scholars. Although the project is on the environmental issue, empirical economists from other fields are welcome.

Applicants must have completed the requirements for PhD by July 1, 2018.

Expected starting date: From April 1 to July 1, 2018.
Duration: Two years from the starting date of employment. At the end of this two-year period, taking into account the fellow's research and work performance, this position may be extended until March 31, 2021.

Application materials should be submitted by Thursday, January 18th 2018 (Japan Time). Online interviews will be conducted between January 24th and 28th to applicants who will have passed the shortlisting.

Application Requirements:
  • Short Essay
  • Research Papers
  • CV
  • Letters of Reference Instructions Below
Application deadline: 01/18/2018
Reference Instructions:
Please provide contact information of two scholars who may give comments on the applicant.
Application Instructions:
- The application can be written either in Japanese or in English.

- Please refer to ( for the recruitment information in Japanese recruiting website JREC-IN. The applicant may apply to either AEA JOE or JREC-IN.

- For more information on our institute (RIEEM), please see the following URLs
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