JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2021 - January 31, 2022

Hunan University

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School of Economics and Trade
Assistant/Associate/Full Professor

JOE ID Number: 2021-02_111468254
Date Posted: 11/06/2021
Date Inactive: 01/31/2022
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant/Associate/Full Professor
Section: International:Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Changsha, Hunan, CHINA
JEL Classifications:
F -- International Economics
R -- Urban, Rural, Regional, Real Estate, and Transportation Economics
H -- Public Economics
G -- Financial Economics
E -- Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics
Q -- Agricultural and Natural Resource Economics; Environmental and Ecological Economics
L -- Industrial Organization
International economics
International trade
urban and regional economics
public economics
Public Finance
environmental economics
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The School of Economics and Trade (SET) at Hunan University invites applications for tenure-track positions including but not limited to international economics, international trade, urban and regional economics, public economics, Public Financeļ¼Œeconometrics, environmental economics, macroeconomics etc.

Listed in the “First-tier University” national project, Hunan University is one of the top universities in China. The university has a long history of economic teaching and research with its first Economic department established in 1926.The SET is a relatively young college established in 2002. The School inherits the advantages of economics of the former Hunan University and economics-related disciplines of the former “Hunan Institute of Public Finance and Economics. The school currently hosts three departments (international trade, economics and public finance) and is rapidly growing. Faculty members of the SET have published on decent academic journals such as Journal of Development Economics ,Journal of Urban Economics, and Economic Research Journal. While 85% of the faculty members have studied overseas, we are urgently seeking to make academic advancements through cultivate excellent teachers and producing high-quality journal articles.The school now confers master’s and doctoral degrees in two first-level disciplines: theoretical economics and applied economics. The school also hosts Hunan Key Base of Social Science for International Trade et al.. It has undertaken a bunch of national key academic research programs, including the Key Disciplinary Development Project entitled “Research on China’s Opening Economics System” subject to the “211” Project, and the Philosophy and Social Science Innovation Base for “Economic Opening up and Trade Development” subject to the “985 Project”. Over the past five years, the school has undertaken a total of 103 national-level research projects, published 400 papers on SSCI and domestic top journals. It has received 39 scientific awards, such as the National Science and Technology Progress Award.

Candidates for all positions must hold a Ph.D. or firmly expect a doctorate degree by August 2022.

The SET offers a competitive package commensurate with experience including competitive salary, research funds, housing allowances, and standard fringe benefits.

We will conduct interviews at the ASSA 2022 Virtual Annual Meeting and arrange an online interview on January 7-9, 2022.For full consideration, applications should be submitted by December 31, 2021. For more information please visit or contact us at

Required documents along with the application include:
• Cover Letter
• CV
• Job Market Paper
• Teaching Evaluations
• Research Papers
• Letters of Reference

Application Requirements:
  • Letters of Reference
  • Research Papers
  • Transcripts
  • Teaching Evaluations
  • Job Market Paper
  • Cover Letter
  • CV
Application deadline: 12/31/2021
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