JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2021 - July 31, 2021

Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

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Institute for Emerging Market Studies
Post-doctoral Fellow

JOE ID Number: 2021-01_111466899
Date Posted: 05/20/2021
Date Inactive: 07/31/2021
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Post-doctoral Fellow
Section: International: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: Hong Kong, 西貢區 Sai Kung, HONG KONG
JEL Classifications:
O1 -- Economic Development
E2 -- Consumption, Saving, Production, Investment, Labor Markets, and Informal Economy
F4 -- Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance
F6 -- Economic Impacts of Globalization
O5 -- Economywide Country Studies
O2 -- Development Planning and Policy
economics, management, public policy, southeast asia, asia, trade, macroeconomics, finance
Salary Range: $4456
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The Post-doctoral Fellow is expected to conduct original, high-quality research that addresses business and policy issues facing emerging markets, and devote 25% of his/her time contributing to IEMS projects, activities, and reports.

Applicants should have a PhD degree in a relevant discipline, and have a demonstrated research interest in emerging markets. Preference will be given to those who has research interest in economic development and Southeast Asia. (Duration: 1 year, renewable; starting September/ October 2021)
Starting salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered. Fringe benefits including annual leave, medical and dental benefits will be provided.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application URL and Instructions Below
Application deadline: 06/10/2021
Application Instructions:
Application Procedure

In support of a green work environment, we accept applications submitted online only. To apply, please complete an online application form through the HKUST Careers website ( and return it online to the Human Resources Office on or before 10 June 2021.

Applicants are required to upload (a) a curriculum vitae; (b) a letter of intent describing their motivation, qualifications, skills and experience relevant to this position; (c) one or more writing samples; and (d) a minimum of 3 references with contact information. Applicants will receive an acknowledgement by email upon successful submission. We thank applicants for their interest, but advise that only shortlisted candidates will be notified of the result of the application.