JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2019 - July 31, 2019

Kobe University

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Graduate School of Economics
Permanent/Tenure-Track Assistant/Associate Professor in Macroeconomics

JOE ID Number: 2019-01_111462518
Date Posted: 03/28/2019
Date Inactive: 05/21/2019
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Permanent/Tenure-Track Assistant/Associate Professor in Macroeconomics
Section: International:Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Kobe, Hyogo, JAPAN
JEL Classification: E -- Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Graduate School of Economics, Kobe University invites applications for a full-time permanent/tenure-track Assistant/Associate Professor in macroeconomics to begin on April 1, 2020 (the start date is negotiable).

The position is either permanent or tenure-track. For the tenure-track position, the initial appointment is for five years, and administrative duties and teaching load will be kept low. A tenure review will be conducted by the end of the fourth year.

Applicants must (i) be able to teach macroeconomics, mathematics for economists, and introductory economics at the undergraduate and graduate levels in Japanese and English; (ii) hold a Ph.D. degree (or Ph.D equivalent) or be expected to obtain it by the start date; and (iii) demonstrate a record of high-quality research in macroeconomics (peer-reviewed publications in international academic journals are required, but not necessarily for beginning researchers).

Acting on the objectives of the Basic Act for Gender Equal Society, we welcome applications from women.

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
Application deadline: 05/20/2019
Application Instructions:
To apply, send an email message to, attaching the following documents as pdf files: a curriculum vitae, a list of publications, summary of research, three main papers, and contact information of two referees. The subject of the email message should include "MAC20". It is the applicant's responsibility to make sure that the two referees will directly send a letter of reference to, using their institutional email addresses with "MAC20" included in the subject. The application deadline is May 20, 2019 at 23:59 Japan Standard Time.

Only short-listed candidates will be contacted by early June 2019 to arrange interviews. We will not answer any inquiries regarding selection results or procedures. Salary will be determined by the university regulations (the annual salary scheme is a possibility), and the pension scheme is available.

All inquiries should be directed to Mariko Hori at For information about our graduate school, visit our website at