Assistant Professor (tenure track) / Lecturer in Economics

Wenzhou, Zhejiang (CN)
Thursday, 14 May 2020
Wednesday, 12 August 2020
Fixed Term
Full Time

Wenzhou-Kean University

Assistant Professor (Tenure Track) in Economics

Lecturer in Economics

Along with NYU Shanghai and Duke University Kunshan, Wenzhou-Kean University (WKU) is one of only three full legal-person Sino-American universities approved by the Ministry of Education in China. We invite applications for full-time tenure track positions at the rank of Assistant Professor in Economics to begin in Fall 2020. Ability to demonstrate quality teaching is a must. The successful candidate will be able to teach principle or intermediate economics courses, as well as participate in the full range of faculty responsibilities, including scholarly research and service to the University. The non-tenure track Lecturer position is more focused on teaching. Applicants should possess an earned doctorate in Economics from an AACSB or EQUIS accredited program, or anticipate completion by August 2020. To receive full consideration by the search committee, candidates need to submit a cover letter, CV, research statement, unofficial transcripts and contact information for three references by email to: Search Committee Chairperson at . Official transcripts for terminal degrees and three current letters of recommendation are required before appointment. 

Strong candidates at Professor level may be considered for a special research track with low teaching load, generous research funding, up to RMB 1.2 million (about USD $175K) in 10-month salary, and additional allowance besides standard benefit package, e.g. extra RMB one million in housing subsidy.

A branch campus of Kean University (USA), WKU sits on over 500 beautiful acres with a brand new state-of-the-art business building ( All instruction is in English and all curricula are provided by Kean USA, a comprehensive New Jersey state university located just 30 minutes from downtown New York City. A city of 9 million people, Wenzhou is only one hour by plane and just over three hours by high-speed train from Shanghai and Hong Kong.

Business faculty positions at WKU offer:

  • Highly competitive salaries that are multi-year Tax-Free for citizens of countries such as U.S.A.
  • Generous home leave, housing, schooling, and relocation allowances, as well as 8% front-load retirement benefits with immediate vesting.
  • Research funding
  • A collegial environment
  • The opportunity to teach high quality students with more than half of them go the graduate schools at Top 50 Universities in the world.

Wenzhou-Kean University is an Equal Opportunity Employer

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