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Job Advertisement for Inst. of Economics at CEFMS, Hunan University

来源:湖南大学经济与管理研究中心  日期:2015-11-02 人气:

Hunan University

Center for Economics, Finance and Management Studies (CEFMS)

Institute of Economics

Position Type: Assistant Professors

Categories/Specialties: Any Field


Description:
Subject to budget approval, the Center for Economics, Finance and Management Studies (CEFMS) seeks to hire multiple full-time faculty members at the Assistant Professor level for its Institute of Economics. Hunan University (Est. 976, Changsha, China) is a national “985 project” university and has a long history as a top-tier research institution in China. The University founded CEFMS in 2013 as a college-equivalent international platform for research and education in economics, finance and management science. The CEFMS currently has 10 special-term professors, 4 full-time faculty members and more than 60 doctoral and master’s students. We invite applicants with research interests in any field of economics, with a particular interest in Industrial Organization, Environmental and/or Resource Economics. Preference will be given to those with high-quality publications/working papers. Applicants must have a PhD degree in economics by August 2016. Compensation is competitive and includes a research fund and housing subsidy. All courses are taught in English. Chinese language is not a requirement. We will conduct interviews at the 2016 AEA meeting in San Francisco. 

To apply, follow the instructions at https://www.aeaweb.org/joe/index.php and submit (in electronic form only) detailed curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, sample research papers, sample syllabus and summary teaching evaluations.

Detailed information of CEFMS is available at http://cefms.hnu.edu.cn . Contact Recruiting Chair Prof. Xiaojun Wang at wxjuhm@gmail.com if there is any question.


About the Center: The Center for Economics, Finance and Management Studies (CEFMS) at Hunan University is situated at the foot of the picturesque Yuelu Mountain. The center was established in 2013 as a “special international platform” to attract talents from around the world to conduct frontier research, and to provide students with rigorous graduate training.


The CEFMS is a college-equivalent entity. It independently admits Master’s and Doctoral students and offers positions for post-doctoral fellows. The curriculum is similar to graduate programs in Research I universities in the United States, and the teaching language is English.


The CEFMS consists of three institutes: Economics Institute, Finance Institute and Management Science Institute. The first two institutes have been in operation since 2013.


The faculty of the CEFMS consists of special-term faculty and full-time faculty, each of them with a doctoral degree from the United States. All special-term professors are senior faculty members in major universities in the US. They participate in not only teaching and research but also administration and junior-faculty mentoring at the CEFMS. 


Currently, the CEFMS has a team of 10 special-term faculty members, 4 full-time faculty members and more than 60 doctoral and Master’s students. In its steady-state, the CEFMS plans to have 20-30 full-time faculty, all with doctoral degrees from major overseas institutions, 5-10 post-doctoral fellows, 15-30 doctoral students and 90-150 Master’s students.


The Center adopts international norms in its research, teaching and daily operations.

 

About Hunan University: Hunan University is located at the foot of the picturesque Yuelu Mountain and on the west bank of Xiangjiang River in the historically and culturally renowned city of Changsha, capital of Hunan Province. The University enjoys the title of an "Ancient Millenarian Academy, Famous Centennial University". As one of the key and most comprehensive universities affiliated with the Ministry of Education, it has been included in the state's highly selective "Project 211" and "Project 985" for priority investment and support.