JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2018 - January 31, 2019

Duke Kunshan University

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Environment Program
Environmental Social Scientist

JOE ID Number: 2018-02_111460714
Date Posted: 09/18/2018
Date Inactive: 01/31/2019
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Environmental Social Scientist
Section: International:Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Kunshan, Jiangsu, CHINA
JEL Classification: Q5 -- Environmental Economics
Environmental Economics
Environmental Policy
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Duke Kunshan University invites applications to fill a tenure-line faculty position in environmental social science (rank open) to start as early as July 2019. The position will be part of the Environment Program, which includes the Environmental Research Center and international Master of Environmental Policy (iMEP) degree ( The selected candidate will contribute to a research and education program for evidence-based environmental policy studies with a focus on empirical methods. Desired expertise for the environmental social scientist includes, but is not limited to, environmental policy analysis, law and governance, public policy, political science, environmental negotiation, environmental economics, survey methods, and applied quantitative analysis. Topics such as air and water pollution, energy, climate change, food, and conservation are of particular interest.

Candidates must hold a Ph.D. or equivalent degree in public policy, political science, economics, or related areas. Candidates must demonstrate an ability to conduct outstanding independent research and a commitment to teaching. Candidates whose research is interdisciplinary and centered on environmental policy are strongly encouraged to apply. Priority will be given to applications received by December 15, 2018 and applications will continue to be reviewed until the positions are filled. See for more information.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application URL and Instructions Below
  • Letters of Reference Instructions Below
Application deadline: 12/15/2018
Reference Instructions:
Applicants should also provide names and contact information for three references; recent PhDs should arrange to have reference letters submitted.
Application Instructions:
We request from all applicants a cover letter, curriculum vitae (including all relevant teaching experience) and writing sample. Questions about the position may be sent to using “Environment Research” as the subject line.