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August 1, 2019 - January 31, 2020

Peking University HSBC Business School

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Sargent Institute of Quantitative Economics and Finance
Mutiple Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Economics

JOE ID Number: 2019-02_111463378
Date Posted: 09/24/2019
Date Inactive: 01/31/2020
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Mutiple Assistant/Associate/Full Professor of Economics
Section: International:Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Guangdong Shenzhen, CHINA
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Macroeconomics, Monetary Economics, Microeconomic Theory, Financial Economics, International Economics, Quantitative Macroeconomics with Heterogeneous Agents, and any other field
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Sargent Institute of Quantitative Economics and Finance (SIQEF) at Peking University HSBC business school invites applications from qualified individuals for Multiple full-time tenure-track faculty positions in Any field of Economics. Candidates with strong quantitative skills are especially welcome and applicants should be committed to research and teaching of the highest quality. The Institute offers generous research support as well as a new distinguished visiting scholars program. Visiting scholars are world-renowned experts and editors of top tier journals.

SIQEF was formally founded on June 8, 2017. Led by the 2011 Nobel Laureate in Economics, Thomas Sargent, the institute's goal is to become one of the most influential academic centers to study quantitative economics and finance. Towards that goal, the institute holds multiple conferences per year, and started its PhD program in 2018 with cohorts of about a dozen PhD students per year.

Located in the thriving entrepreneurial metropolis of Shenzhen also known as the “Silicon Valley of China,” Peking University HSBC Business School (PHBS) is a leading business school in China. English is the working language for teaching and administration, and as such, PHBS is one of the most international schools in Asia. Nearly all faculty received doctorates from abroad and over 30% of faculty are international.

PHBS also has a UK campus located in Oxfordshire, around 45 miles west of London. The PHBS UK Campus is the first ever satellite campus of any Chinese university located outside China and faculty have the opportunity to teach or do research at the UK campus.

Salary is very competitive and is in accordance with applicants’ qualifications and experiences. In addition, the Shenzhen government has various large monetary subsidies which many incoming professors may qualify for.

Application Requirements:
  • Letters of Reference
  • Application Instructions Below
Application deadline: 12/01/2019
Application Instructions:
To apply, please submit your application package to The subject of the email should be “Economics - Applicant's Name.” Please include a cover letter, a curriculum vita, a sample research paper, three reference letters (sent separately by letter writers through the JOE system), and evidence of effective teaching. Apply by December 1, 2019 to be considered for an interview at the ASSA Annual Meeting in San Diego on January 3-5, 2020. Questions may be directed to Professor Pengfei Wang, Search Committee Chair (
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