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February 1, 2016 - July 31, 2016

KDI School of Public Policy and Management

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Tenure-Track Professor(Open Rank)

JOE ID Number: 2016-01_111455524
Date Posted: 04/27/2016
Date Inactive: 07/31/2016
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Tenure-Track Professor(Open Rank)
Section: International:Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Sejong, KOREA, REPUBLIC OF
JEL Classification: Q5 -- Environmental Economics
Environmental Policy and Sustainable Development
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About the School

The KDI School of Public Policy and Management is a graduate school of policy studies founded in 1997 with the support of the Korean government and is the educational arm of the KDI, the nation's most respected economic think tank. KDI has consistently contributed to the government's policy making and implementation, and based on KDI's four decade long research and development consulting experience, our school has been educating public officials and private sector managers from around the globe by providing strategic tools to deal with the growing complexities of the modern world.

As part of the government's policy, the KDI School relocated its campus to Sejong City, the new administrative center. With this new proximity to government agencies and research institutes in the area, we expect to enjoy various benefits ranging from calm, pleasant living environment to great synergies achieved through interdisciplinary collaborations.

The KDI School is committed to establishing a dynamic framework for knowledge-sharing, where outstanding teaching and research can directly support balanced, sustainable growth in the developing world. To this aim we provide a work environment conducive to academic creativity, offering financial support for research and subsidizing trips to overseas conferences. The school provides relocation assistance and faculty housings on a request and availability basis. All Courses are taught in English.

Position Description

The KDI School of Public Policy and Management seeks applications for a tenure-track faculty position from those with expertise in the areas of either Environmental Policy and Sustainable Development, or International Relations. Candidates from economics, public policy, political science, or other closely related fields are invited to apply. Successful candidates should demonstrate a strong potential for research and teaching performance, and can contribute to and benefit from an interdisciplinary environment and interact with colleagues of other fields of social science in our school.

Job Openings for Tenure-track

-Environmental Policy and Sustainable Development
-International Relations

Job Qualifications

Applicants must have completed (or expected to complete) their doctorate by August 2016 from the related fields mentioned above.

Application Deadline

Year-round recruitment until the positions are filled. However, to be considered for a job interview during 2016, all application materials must arrive by May 31st, 2016(Korean Standard Time).

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
  • Letters of Reference Instructions Below
Reference Instructions:
Three letters of recommendation should be sent directly to the School( by the referees.
Application Instructions:
Application Requirements

Submit applications electronically to Please include;

1. Curriculum vitae
2. Cover letter specifying the field you are applying for
3. Research Papers (one or two recent working papers or publications)
4. Three letters of recommendation should be sent directly to the School( by the referees.

Contact Information

Mr. Byung-Kwon Lee, Planning Division, KDI School of Public Policy and Management
Address: 263 Namsejong-ro, Sejong, 30149, Korea
(E-mail: Tel: 82-44-550-1268, Fax: 82-44-550-1231)