JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2021 - January 31, 2022

George Mason University Korea

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Assistant Professor of Economics

JOE ID Number: 2021-02_111467631
Date Posted: 10/04/2021
Date Inactive: 01/31/2022
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant Professor of Economics
Section: International:Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Incheon, Incheon, KOREA, REPUBLIC OF
JEL Classifications:
A2 -- Economic Education and Teaching of Economics
D0 -- General
E0 -- General
Introductory courses on macroeconomics and microeconomics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

George Mason University, Korea (Mason Korea) invites applications for a position in Economics at the assistant rank starting Spring 2022 (February). Applicants must have a Ph.D. in economics and be prepared to teach introductory courses on macroeconomics and microeconomics, as well as upper division electives including international economic policy. Competitive candidates will have demonstrated excellence in teaching and research. Experience and enthusiasm for teaching an international student population is a plus.

This is a full-time, non-tenure track position. The compensation package is competitive, and all international hires include support for relocation expenses (airfare and shipping allowance), furnished housing, annual leave travel allowance, dependent educational expenses, and health insurance in Korea’s excellent health care system. George Mason University has a strong institutional commitment to the achievement of excellence and diversity among its faculty and staff, and strongly encourages candidates to apply who will enrich Mason’s academic and culturally inclusive environment.

How To Apply:
Applicants MUST submit the following documents to the Mason Korea hiring site.

1. A cover letter that explains your interest in and preparation for teaching at Mason Korea and highlights your teaching, research, and any other relevant experience;
2. Teaching philosophy
3. Current curriculum vitae;
4. At least three references with full contact information.

References will not be contacted without consent from applicants.

Application materials should be received by October 15, 2021, and review of materials will begin immediately thereafter.

About George Mason Korea

George Mason University is an innovative, entrepreneurial institution with national distinction in both academics and research. It is among the 115 or so top “R1” ranked research universities in the US and in the top 200 of the Shanghai World Ranking of Universities. A public university located in Fairfax Virginia, George Mason is the largest and most diverse university in Virginia with students and faculty from all 50 states and over 135 countries studying in over 200 degree programs.
George Mason, Korea, is George Mason’s campus in Songdo, South Korea. Mason Korea was established as part of George Mason University’s commitment to education on a global scale and its belief in the power of international perspective and connection. Mason Korea is located on the Incheon Global Campus (IGC), which it shares with three other international branch campuses. Mason Korea students, staff, and faculty have access to modern facilities and resources on the IGC for a terrific living and work environment. Songdo, South Korea is a modern “smart” city designed from the start with large parks, plentiful walking and bike paths, and excellent public transportation. Songdo is convenient to Korea’s Incheon International Airport—around a half hour by car—as well as to the capital city of Seoul—around an hour by car.

Further information on Mason Korea can be found at:

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 10/15/2021