JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2021 - January 31, 2022

National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies

Professor of Economics (any level)

JOE ID Number: 2021-02_111467118
Date Posted: 08/11/2021
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Professor of Economics (any level)
Section: International:Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Minato-ku, Tokyo, JAPAN
JEL Classification: 00 -- 00 - Default: Any Field
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The National Graduate Institute for Policy Studies (GRIPS), a stand-alone national graduate university aims to cultivate public policy leaders who will play key roles in democratic governance. We are international in our outlook, with around 20% of our faculty members non-Japanese and 66% of students from abroad, most of whom are mid-career public administrators. We are seeking candidates at any level for a position to start in Fall 2022 (exact timing negotiable). Candidates should have or firmly expect a Ph.D. in Economics or equivalent by August 2022 and should show a record or promise of publications in high-quality academic journals. Appointments at the junior level will be tenure-track.

As part of a university-wide strategy of strengthening our capability in data science, we strongly favor candidates in Development Economics with expertise in modern techniques of data science such as machine learning, GIS etc. Candidates should be willing to teach an empirical development economics course to PhD students.

The appointee will be required to teach 6 to 8 units (3-4 half courses) per year, in English, and supervise masters and Ph.D. students. An appointee is also expected to conduct high level research, contribute administratively, and compete for external funds.

Application Requirements:
  • CV
  • Cover Letter
  • Research Papers
  • Letters of Reference
Application deadline: 02/28/2022
Reference Instructions:
Application Instructions:

Review of applications will begin immediately and will continue until February 28, 2022 or until the position is filled. All applicants should submit a letter of application, curriculum vitae, and samples of current research papers. Candidates should request that two letters of reference be submitted on their behalf. All materials should be sent electronically to The GRIPS Economics Search Committee via JOE.

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