JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2020 - January 31, 2021

Jinan University

Institute for Economic and Social Research (IESR) and School of Economics (SOE)
Tenure-track Endowed Chair Assistant/Associate/Full Professor

JOE ID Number: 2020-02_111465093
Date Posted: 08/02/2020
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Tenure-track Endowed Chair Assistant/Associate/Full Professor
Section: International:Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Guangzhou, Guangdong, CHINA
JEL Classification: 00 -- 00 - Default: Any Field
Full Text of JOE Listing:

To celebrate the 40th anniversary of the founding of School of Economics at Jinan University, and to accelerate the development of economics disciplines, the School of Economics (SOE) and the Institute for Economic and Social Research (IESR) at Jinan University warmly invite applications for tenure-track faculty positions in all fields of economics. We offer several full-time endowed positions at the assistant, associate and full professor level. Top young scholars from world renown university or eminent professors worldwide are especially welcome to apply for the positions.

We offer a competitive compensation package commensurate with experience, including competitive salary, research funds, housing allowances, plus standard fringe benefits. Candidates for the endowed assistant professor should have a Ph.D. in hand or firmly expected.

About School of Economics (SOE)
School of Economics at Jinan University was founded in 1980 with the approval of the Ministry of Education. For over a century, JNU’s economics discipline has more than 40,000 alumni in over 100 countries and regions around the world. Currently, the SOE is composed of 5 departments and 1 research institute, including Department of Economics, Department of Finance, Department of Statistics, Department of International Economy and Trade, Department of Finance and Taxation, and Research Institute of Special Zone, Hong Kong and Macao Economy. With a team of 146 faculty, SOE offers B.A., M.A., and Ph.D. programs in economics.

About Institute for Economic and Social Research (IESR)
IESR was established at Jinan University in December 2015 and operates under the leadership of internationally renowned scholars with Yangtze River Scholar Professor Shuaizhang Feng as the Dean and Professor James Heckman as the Chairman of the Advisory Board. We currently have 43 full-time faculty members in all major fields of economics.

IESR is dedicated to the following goals:
• Developing China-based research programs in applied economics and other fields;
• Collecting original survey data related to China’s economic and social development;
• Building a leading Chinese think tank that could inform and influence national policymaking;
• Guiding our students to become future leaders in economic and social research;
• Facilitating academic exchanges between scholars in China and abroad.

Over the next several years, SOE and IESR will continue to expand its regular faculty by recruiting new PhDs and senior scholars from overseas, as well as by hosting short-term visits by distinguished professors from world-renowned institutions. For more information, please visit and, or contact us at

Application Requirements:
  • Job Market Paper
  • Letters of Reference
  • CV
  • Cover Letter
Application deadline: 01/31/2021
Application Instructions:
To apply, please submit you application materials listed above via the JOE Network online system, or via email