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Research Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, Asian Growth Research Institute

Title: Research Assistant/Associate/Full Professor, Asian Growth Research Institute

  • Employer: Asian Growth Research Institute (Research Department)
  • Location: Japan
  • Position Type: Assistant, Associate or Full Professor
  • Deadline: Jan 31, 2017

  • Job Description:

    The Asian Growth Research Institute (AGI, formerly the International Centre for the Study of East Asian Development, ICSEAD), in Kitakyushu, Fukuoka, Japan, is seeking candidates for a Research Assistant/Associate/Full Professor position to start in Fall 2017 or earlier. The position is tenure-track and pays a competitive salary. The initial contract will be for five years, and a tenure decision will be made by the end of the fifth year.

    We are interested in researchers who hold a Ph.D. degree in Economics or related areas or who will receive such a degree by June 2017. Priority will be given to candidates with expertise in environmental economics, the Asian economies, development economics, and urban economics, but all fields will be considered. Candidates must show a strong record of research productivity and publications in international refereed academic journals.

    Application Instructions: All applicants should submit a letter of application, CV, and PDF versions of three research papers by January 31, 2017. Application materials and/or inquiries should be e-mailed to In addition, two recommendation letters must be submitted directly to the same e-mail address. We will complete our document review by February 15, 2017, and the interview and final selection by March 1, 2017.