JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2021 - July 31, 2021

University of Tokyo

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Faculty of Economics
Assistant Professor in Economics (Applicants seeking postdoctoral positions welcome)

JOE ID Number: 2021-01_111466536
Date Posted: 02/04/2021
Date Inactive: 07/31/2021
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor in Economics (Applicants seeking postdoctoral positions welcome)
Section: International:Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Tokyo, JAPAN
JEL Classification: 00 -- 00 - Default: Any Field
Microeconomic Theory
Empirical Microeconomics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Faculty of Economics at the University of Tokyo invites applications for non-tenure track assistant professor positions in economics. Applicants in all fields of Economics will be considered. We are particularly looking for applicants in microeconomic theory, macroeconomics, and empirical microeconomics (IO, labor, trade, development, urban, environment, and health).

The successful candidate will conduct research and teach at Faculty of Economics of the University of Tokyo. The positions are for 7 years with an initial 3-year appointment followed by a non-renewable 4-year term subject to a successful midterm review. The obligations in the first three years are comparable to the ones for postdoctoral fellows.

The University of Tokyo is a leading research oriented university, and our department has a strong body of faculty members in microeconomic theory (, macroeconomics (, and empirical microeconomics ( More information can be found by following the links.

Review of applications will begin on February 5, 2021 and will be accepted until February 12, 2021. Only short-listed candidates will be contacted. Applicants are expected to have a Ph.D. in economics at the time of their appointment.

Applicants must apply online through Job Openings for Economists. Applicants are required to submit a curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation and a job market paper. Additionally, applicants are strongly encouraged to submit published or unpublished research papers.

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: 02/28/2021
  • Application Deadline Has Passed