2022-2023 Faculty Recruitment Paula and Gregory Chow Institute for Studies in Economics, Xiamen University, China

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Job Description and Qualification

Paula and Gregory Chow Institute for Studies in Economics (Chow Institute) invites applications for either tenure-track or tenured full-time faculty positions in the upcoming academic year, starting in September 2023.

Any field. Our preferred areas of specializations are – but are not limited to – econometrics, statistics and data science, economics, and finance.

Junior candidates are expected to have a Ph.D. degree by August 2023 and show evidence of promising research ability. Senior candidates must have a Ph.D. degree and a demonstrably strong research record.

The Chow Institute offers competitive salary and benefit package, along with other benefits, including housing subsidies and research support. Besides, Xiamen University offers a series of support measures for young talents. Applicants with substantial development potential or already possess solid research output could apply for Nanqiang Outstanding Youth Project simultaneously. For the details of the project, please refer to the link https://jobs.xmu.edu.cn/2022/0224/c8410a447742/page.htm.


Application Instructions

Applicants should send a cover letter, curriculum vitae, job market paper(s) and evidence of teaching effectiveness to chow.recruit@xmu.edu.cn (Only electronic submissions will be accepted). Please also arrange three reference letters to chow.recruit@xmu.edu.cn. All materials need to be received by November 30, 2022.


Applicants should also register and complete the online application via http://app.soe.xmu.edu.cn/chowJobs


Our recruiting committee will review all applications and arrange online interviews for selected candidates.


Email for Applications: chow.recruit@xmu.edu.cn

For further information please visit: http://chow.xmu.edu.cn


About the Chow Institute

Paula and Gregory Chow Institute for Studies in Economics is one of China’s leading centers for research, policy evaluation and academic training. First founded as Chow Center in 2016 under the auspice and generosity of Professor Gregory Chow from Princeton, Chow Institute was upgraded to an independent institution in May 2022. Chow Institute is devoted to excellence in training academic candidates, producing original research, and facilitating dialogue of strong policy relevance.

Chow Institute embraces three research centers: NSFC Fundamental Scientific Center for Econometric Modelling and Economic Policy Studies, Key Laboratory of Econometrics of the Ministry of Education (Xiamen University), and Macroeconomic Research Center of Xiamen University.


NSFC Fundamental Scientific Center for Econometric Modelling and Economic Policy Studies (FSCE) is supported by the National Natural Science Foundation of China and jointly managed by the Center for Forecasting Science at Chinese Academy of Sciences. Approved in 2019, the FSCE is the first national fundamental scientific center not only in the Management Science Division of NSFC, but also in Fujian Province and Xiamen University. Combining research strengths of Xiamen University and Chinese Academy of Sciences in the fields of econometrics, statistics and data science, forecasting science, policy studies, quantitative finance, international economics, environmental economics and climate change economics, FSCE actively promotes in-depth interdisciplinary exploration, and strives to deliver cutting-edge research. It is positioned to be an academic highland for econometric modeling and economic forecasting with international influence.


Key Laboratory of Econometrics of the Ministry of Education (Xiamen University) is among one of the first key laboratories of the Ministry of Education founded in 2009. As China’s first key laboratory in Economics, the Key Lab strives to promote econometrics education, research and international academic exchanges in Xiamen University and China.


Macroeconomic Research Center of Xiamen University (MRC) was established in September 2001 with a specific research agenda focusing on policy relevance. Since February 2005, MRC has become a key research center for humanities and social sciences of the Ministry of Education. It is also one of the most important components of the National Philosophy and Social Science Innovation Base, and has long been engaging in China’s macroeconomic analysis and forecasting research.


Chow Institute is committed to the following scientific values and objectives. In order to push the frontier of discipline, we adhere to rigorous scientific exploration, innovation in economic research methodology, and interdisciplinary complementarities. In developing our think tank nature, we promote research that provides evidence-based policy insights meeting the national demand of policy relevance in growth, development, and social governance. We strive to developing well-trained academic talents with strong theoretical foundation, proficient skills in applying cutting-edge econometrics methods, and deep understanding of China’s economic system. Chow Institute will be the most active exchange center of academic frontier, think tank of quality policy research, and talent training center in the Asia-Pacific region.

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