Faculty Position in Finance and Economics, Southwestern University of Finance and Economics

Southwestern University of Finance and Economics

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Faculty Position in Finance and Economics, Institute of Financial Studies (IFS), The Southwestern University of Finance and Economics (SWUFE)



Full-Time Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, and Full Professor (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured) or a visiting appointment for up to three years.



Ph.D. or equivalent, does research in Finance or relevant areas or economics such as banking, central banking and insurance.


The Institute of Financial Studies:

The IFS at SWUFE aspires to the highest level of financial research, under the leadership of Philip H. Dybvig and Jun Liu.  We now have eight assistant professors, who are already productive in research, and we seek to expand our group. We back up our commitment to research with a summer program that brings in top scholars to help the local scholars, a light teaching load, and compensation with substantial incentive pay for research success.

Compensation for new PhDs includes base salary and incentive pay based on publication success, a start-up research grant, housing allowance, and other fringe benefits. SWUFE is located in beautiful Chengdu, a city that is famous for its good food, relaxed atmosphere, and low cost of living. Favorable tax treatment may make a visiting appointment attractive to western scholars seeking a change of venue in an institution highly supportive of research.



Applicants should send an application letter, curriculum vita, publications and/or working papers, and three recommendation letters via e-mail to ifs@swufe.edu.cn or yedan1220@126.com or call Dan Ye at +86-28 8709 9046.

Given the current difficult international travel environment, we expect most interviews will be conducted online.

For more information, please visit our website at: ifs.swufe.edu.cn



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