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Southwestern University of Finance and Economics

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Southwestern University of Finance and Economics (SWUFE) is located in Chengdu, China, a historic city of rich Chinese culture and a place well-known as “the land of abundance”. The university, founded in 1925, is one of the top universities that specialized in economics, finance and management in China. It is one of the “Double First-Class” universities credited by Chinese Ministry of Education and has cultivated many famous Chinese economists. SWUFE is also one of the first group of Chinese universities that recruit faculty members from all over the world. Now SWUFE has nearly 300 oversea Ph.D. holders and professors from all over the world, especially experts and renowned scholars in finance and economics. This creates great atmosphere for academic communication and research.

As the university highly value the development of behavioral economics and behavioral finance, the first research center in China that focuses on behavioral economics and behavioral finance — China Center for Behavioral Economics and Finance (CCBEF) — is founded (For more information, see http://ccbef.swufe.edu.cn). It aims to produce internationally-recognized top-quality research in experimental economics, behavioral economics, behavioral finance and other edge-cutting behavioral sciences such as genetic economics and neuro-economics. As some distinguished scholars have joined CCBEF, to build a strong research team, we now invite applicants worldwide for full-time, tenure-track research positions at assistant, associate, or full professor level. Applicants specializing in the fields of experimental economics, behavioral economics, behavioral finance, and neuro-economics are welcome.


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Qualification: A qualified junior applicant should have a Ph.D. in one of these fields or should be expected to receive it. Senior applicants should have excellent records on research and teaching.

Job Responsibility: Quality research and teaching.

Benefits: The job will be contract-based. Compensation package and working conditions are competitive according to the international standard. Sufficient research fund and research facilities will be provided. For candidates with strong research record, salaries are negotiable.

Contact: Recruiting Committee, China Center for Behavioral Economics and Finance, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics, Wenjiang District, Chengdu, China.

Email: ccbef@swufe.edu.cn


Application Instructions:

To apply, please submit a cover letter, a curriculum vita, at least two research papers, and at least two reference letters to the following email address: ccbef@swufe.edu.cn. Please indicate “[your name]_CCBEF2022” in the email subject header. For further information please, contact the recruiting team at ccbef@swufe.edu.cn.

We will begin conducting online interviews from mid-December onwards. Interested applicants are advised to submit their applications early. The interviews will continue on a rolling-basis till the positions are filled.



For more information about the university, please visit SWUFE website and Wikipedia

For more information about the city of Chengdu, please visit Wiki Chengdu and Gov Chengdu. Click on here to watch a video of Chengdu.

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  • Total Jobs 9 Jobs
  • Location Chengdu
  • Full Address Guanghuacun Street, Qingyang District, Chengdu, Sichuan, China
  • Website www.swufe.edu.cn