JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2020 - January 31, 2021

The University of Tokyo

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Faculty of Economics
Assistant Professor in Economics and Computer Science

JOE ID Number: 2020-02_111466164
Date Posted: 11/24/2020
Date Inactive: 01/31/2021
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor in Economics and Computer Science
Section: International:Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Tokyo, JAPAN
JEL Classifications:
C6 -- Mathematical Methods; Programming Models; Mathematical and Simulation Modeling
C8 -- Data Collection and Data Estimation Methodology; Computer Programs
D0 -- General
Computer Science
Micro Economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Faculty of Economics at the University of Tokyo ( invite application for a tenure-track assistant professor position at the intersection of economics and computer science.

The successful candidate will conduct research, participate in launching and developing the ECON+CS program, the undergraduate joint program between Faculty of Economics and School of Information Science and Technology at the University of Tokyo, and teach in the program. The appointment can start either in September 2021 or April 2022. The appointment is for 3 years with a renewal for another 4 years before the tenure review.

Candidates who would like to go through the AEA meeting interview process are required to submit their applications by December 20, 2020. The formal deadline for application is February 28, 2021.

Japanese language is not required for the position although preference is given to candidates with fluency in Japanese to engage in teaching for and launching the ECON+CS program. Applicants are expected to have a Ph.D. in economics, computer science, or other related disciplines at the time of their appointment.

Question about the application may be directed to

The University of Tokyo is an equal opportunity employer and all qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, race, color, religion, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national origin, disability status, or any other characteristics protected by law.

Application Requirements:
  • Letters of Reference
  • Job Market Paper
  • Cover Letter
  • CV
Application deadline: 01/31/2021
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