JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2018 - January 31, 2019

Hunan University

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School of Economics and Trade
Assistant/Associate/Full Professor

JOE ID Number: 2018-02_111461595
Date Posted: 10/30/2018
Date Inactive: 01/31/2019
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Assistant/Associate/Full Professor
Section: International:Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Changsha, Hunan, CHINA
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The School of Economics and Trade (SET) at Hunan University is currently accepting applications for tenure-track positions in all fields of economics, including but not limited to microeconomics, macroeconomics, econometrics, international trade, urban and regional economics,labor economics, industrial organization, environmental economics and behavioral economics.

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 Econ department established in 1926. Located at the northern campus, SET is a relatively young college established on the legacy of the former “Hunan Institute of Public Finance and Economics.The School owns three departments (international trade, economics and public finance) and is swiftly expanding. Faculties of SET have published on decent academic journals such as Journal of Urban Economics, Journal of Regional Science, World Development and China Economic Review. While 70% of the faculty members has studied and done research overseas, we are urgently seeking academic advancements to produce high-quality journal articles and academic projects.

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, Hunan Key Laboratory of Logistics Information and Simulation Technology, and International Research Center for Human Resources (IRCHR). 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,” which is subject to the “211” Project, and the Philosophy and Social Science Innovation Base for “Economic Opening up and Trade Development,” which is subject to the “985 Project”. Over the past five years, the school has undertaken a total of 38 state-level research projects, published 372 papers on SSCI and domestic top journals. It has received 17 scientific awards, such as National Science and Technology Progress Award and Ministry of Education Science and Technology Advancement Award.

Applicants for all positions should hold a Ph.D. or firmly expect a doctorate by August 2019.

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

We will conduct interviews at the ASSA Annual Meeting in Atlanta,GA. Please submit the application materials by December 24, 2018. For more information please visit or contact us at

Application Requirements:
  • Letters of Reference
  • Research Papers
  • Teaching Evaluations
  • Job Market Paper
  • CV
  • Cover Letter
Application deadline: 12/24/2018
  • Application Deadline Has Passed