The Graduate School of Economics at Hitotsubashi University invites applications for a full-time assistant professor, associate professor, or professor in the fields of monetary economics, finance, and microeconomics.
|1.Title||Tenure-track assistant professor, tenured associate professor, or tenured professor|
|2.Department||Graduate School of Economics, Hitotsubashi University|
|3.Fields||Area: Social sciences
Discipline: Economics (monetary economics, finance, and microeconomics)
|4.Outline||The person to be hired will become a full-time faculty member of the Graduate School of Economics and the School of International and Public Policy; but his/her main responsibility is to teach microeconomics, monetary economics, and finance, and supervise Master students' thesis work making use of his/her knowledge of economics and econometrics at the Asian Public Policy Program (APPP) of the School of International and Public Policy (IPP). Almost all the students at APPP are young professionals from government agencies and central banks of Asian countries, so the language being used is English. APPP’s objective is to help these young professionals become able to formulate and implement economic policies firmly based on economics. Therefore, in selecting the person to be hired, we pay attention not only to his/her academic credentials and English communication skills, but also to his/her practical experience, such as working in a government agency or a central bank, or collaborating with or advising for country authorities in international organizations.|
|5.Number of Positions||One|
|6.Content of work||(1) Teaching obligation
1. To teach Master’s students "Microeconomics for Public Policy" (4 credits), "Monetary Policy in Theory and Practice" (2 credits), "Financial Sector Reform and Development" (2 credits), as well as to be a coordinator for courses offered by outside organizations such as JICA, IMF, and the ADB Institute. Additionally, the successful candidate may be asked to teach courses held jointly with the Graduate School of Economics and/or the School of International and Public Policy.
2. To hold a "seminar" class once a week for a group of students (first-year and second-year Master students, about 8 in total) to prepare them for their thesis, and supervise their thesis projects individually.
3. To attend workshops that are held at APPP or elsewhere from time to time.
4. Other miscellaneous work, including traveling to Asian countries to interview applicants for APPP and serving as committee members in the IPP or the Graduate School of Economics.
Note: "Four credits class" means that each class meets twice a week for 13 weeks (105 minutes each) under an academic quarter. "Two credits class" means that each class meets once a week for 13 weeks (105 minutes each) under an academic quarter.
(2) Administrative functions
Shared responsibility for committee membership, entrance examinations, and other administrative functions may be assigned.
(1) Candidates must have completed their Ph.D. or complete it within three months after the time of appointment.
(2) Candidates must have ability to give lectures both in Japanese and in English.
|8.Starting date||January 1, 2020 (tentatively scheduled, but negotiable).|
|9.Employment status||A tenure-track assistant professor, tenured associate professor, or tenured professor, depending on the qualification and experience of the applicant. If the applicant is hired as a tenure-track assistant professor, the term of the initial contract is three years and, depending on academic work, the contract can be renewed once for two more years. The tenure decision will be made within the five years on the basis of academic work such as publications in refereed journals. If candidates have sufficient academic work, the appointment can be as tenured associate professor or tenured professor.|
|10.Deadline for application||August 30, 2019 (at 5:00pm Japan Standard Time).|
（1）A cover letter indicating position (a tenure-track assistant professor position, or a tenured associate professor position, or a tenured professor position).
（3）A list of academic works (please specify peer-reviewed publications).
（4）At least two letters of recommendation (English or Japanese) from referees familiar with the applicant's academic skills and/or teaching experience. Reference letters for a candidate without Ph.D. degree should explain the state of the Ph.D. thesis to show that the candidate will complete the Ph.D. within three months after the time of appointment. If the applicant has the Ph.D. degree and is currently employed, he/she can substitute a certificate of employment for the letters of recommendation.
（5）Certificate of Ph.D. degree, if the applicant already holds the degree.
（6）Representative academic works. Maximum three works for a tenure-track assistant professor position. Maximum five works for a tenured associate professor position, or a tenured professor position.
Please send the application packet as a single pdf file to appp-rec2019@econ with the subject line "Application for public economics (APPP)". The letters of recommendation should be directly sent to appp-rec2019@econ from referees.
|12.Selection process||(1) First stage: Document screening.
(2) Second stage: Seminar Presentation and interview.
|13.Where to make contact||
Monetary Economics (APPP) Search Committee
e-mail : appp-rec2019@econ
(Inquiries should be made by e-mail only.)