Institute for Economic and Social Research

IESR Faculty Position Openings 2022


Title: Tenure-track Assistant/Associate/Full Professor

Location: Guangzhou, Guangdong, China


Multiple tenure-track positions are available at the Institute for Economic and Social Research (IESR) at Jinan University. Applicants for all ranks and from all fields are welcome. We especially welcome scholars with excellence in research and teaching to apply for senior positions.


Competitive compensation package will be provided commensurate with experience including competitive salary, research funds, housing allowances, plus standard fringe benefits. An ideal candidate should show a commitment to high quality research and teaching. The medium of instruction is English. New junior faculty can expect no teaching in their first year. Candidates for the assistant professor should have a Ph.D. in hand or firmly expected by August 2023.

Application Requirements

  • Letters of Reference

  • Job Market Paper

  • Cover Letter

  • CV

Application deadline: 11/30/2022


Application Instruction

Please submit a cover letter, CV, job market paper and three reference letters sent directly by the letter writers through JOE website by November 30, 2022. Shortlisted candidates will be invited to online interviews.

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About Us

Institute for Economic and Social Research (IESR) was established at Jinan University in December 2015 and operates under the leadership of internationally renowned scholars with Yangtze River Scholar Professor Shuaizhang Feng as the Dean and Professor James Heckman as the Chairman of the Advisory Board. We currently have 41 full-time faculty members in all major fields of economics.

Professor Shuaizhang Feng and Professor James Heckman



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