Assistant / Associate Professors, Economics

06 Jan 2023
End of advertisement period
01 Feb 2023
Contract Type
Full Time

Job Description

The Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy (National University of Singapore) is a premier graduate public policy institution in Asia with a faculty of research-oriented scholars and distinguished practitioners. The school offers multiple masters level programs and a PhD program and also conducts a number of executive education programs for policymakers in Asia and other developing countries.

Job Description

The School invites application for multiple Assistant / Associate Professor positions in the following specializations: (i) International Trade; (ii) Big Data and Data Science as applied to Economics and Public Policy; (iii) Applied Microeconomics (especially relating to labour, education); (iv) Innovation and Technological Change; (v) Urban and Environmental Economics. Candidates should have had an outstanding record in an accredited PhD program in Economics and demonstrate strong promise for a scholarly career. Candidates for Assistant Professor position should have or expect to complete the PhD by July 1, 2023 and have the potential to publish in top general and field journals in Economics. In addition, candidates for Associate Professor positions should have an established publication record and evidence of external grant raising ability, a promising research trajectory as well as a track record of solid teaching especially in an interdisciplinary environment. We expect that successful candidates will start employment by July 1, 2023.

Additional Info

JEL Classifications: C – Quantitative Methods (Big Data); D – Microeconomics (Applied); F – International Trade (Empirical); J – Labour and Human Capital; O – Innovation and Technological Change (AI, Digital Economy); H – Public Economics; L – Industrial Organization (Applied); R – Urban/Regional and Transport. Keywords: Applied Microeconomics; Big Data; Environmental Economics; Industrial Organization; Innovation; International Trade; Technology; Urban Economics.

Application Info

To ensure full consideration, applicants should submit the following to by November 15, 2022:

Required Documents:

  • CV
  • Cover Letter
  • Job Market Paper
  • Research statement
  • Teaching statement and Teaching evaluations (if available)
  • Three letters of reference

Only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Covid-19 Message

At NUS, the health and safety of our staff and students are one of our utmost priorities, and COVID-vaccination supports our commitment to ensure the safety of our community and to make NUS as safe and welcoming as possible. Many of our roles require a significant amount of physical interactions with students/staff/public members. Even for job roles that may be performed remotely, there will be instances where on-campus presence is required.

Taking into consideration the health and well-being of our staff and students and to better protect everyone in the campus, applicants are strongly encouraged to have themselves fully COVID-19 vaccinated to secure successful employment with NUS.

More Information

Location: Bukit Timah Campus
Organization: Lee Kuan Yew School of Public Policy
Department : Academic Affairs
Employee Referral Eligible: No
Job requisition ID : 16716

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