Assistant Professor (tenure track)
Advertiser: Department of Economics, National University of Singapore
Field(s) of specialization: Any field
Position type(s): Assistant Professor
Location of job: National University of Singapore, Department of Economics, 1 Arts Link, Singapore, 117570, Singapore (map)
Degree required: Doctorate
Job start date: Flexible
Job duration: Continuing/permanent
Letters of reference required: 3
Target date for applications: 15 Nov 2020
Application deadline: 20 Nov 2020 midnight UTC (no longer accepting applications)
Current search status: Arranging flyouts
Posting end date: 12 Jan 2021
Interviews: Interviews will be conducted remotely by video
Ad text:

The Department of Economics at the National University of Singapore, a top-ranked research department in Asia, invites applications for Assistant Professor (tenure track) positions from outstanding scholars. We are recruiting for several positions in any field, with particular emphasis on microeconomic theory, machine learning (applied or theoretical), and applied microeconomics.

Candidates should have a Ph.D. in hand or firmly expected by August 2021. They should be engaged in a research program with the potential to influence their field, and demonstrate the potential for excellence in undergraduate and graduate teaching and advising.

The Department is able to offer salary packages competitive with top North American institutions, with substantial grants for research and conference travel. We are a highly international faculty, with a strong focus on scholarly research. The Department also has a reputation for good teaching at both the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Our student pool is drawn from Asia and elsewhere. The medium of instruction is English.

Applicants should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae,copies of important publications and/or working papers, research and teaching statements, as well as three letters of recommendation.

Interviews will be conducted online, starting from 14 December 2020. Please contact Prof. Lorenz Goette, Chair of the Junior Search Committee, if you have any further questions (

Submission materials required
  • Cover letter
  • Curriculum vitae
  • Job market paper
  • Research statement (optional)
  • Teaching statement (optional)
  • Letters of reference: 3
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