Assistant Professor/Associate Professor/Full Professor of Economics/Finance

SILC Business School, Shanghai University
Shanghai (CN)
500,000 Chinese Yuan per year
Closing date
Nov 13, 2021
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The SILC Business School, co-founded by Shanghai University (SHU) and University of Technology Sydney (UTS) in 1994, is one of the earliest and most influential Sino-foreign joint business schools in China. We invite qualified applicants to apply for a tenure-track faculty position in Economics and Finance Department, commencing from Fall 2022. The position rank is open (Assistant, Associate, and Full Professor).

Applicants should be qualified to publish in high-impact journals and be strongly committed to teaching and developing courses. Candidates for the rank of Assistant Professor should obtain a Ph.D. degree by Fall 2022 and show great research potential. Candidates for the rank of Associate or Full Professor must provide evidence of an outstanding record in research and teaching. All fields of economics and finance will be considered, but preference will be given to:

I.  Empirical and theoretical asset pricing, financial risk management, corporate finance, financial econometrics, quantitative investment, and financial technology field.

II. International trade, urban economics, development economics, industrial organization, environmental and natural resource economics, energy economics, and macroeconomics.

The successful candidate will be considered for either a full-time appointment at SHU or a joint appointment with UTS. The joint appointment is based in Shanghai for 10-11 months and in Sydney, Australia for 1-2 months (fulfilling duties at UTS). The teaching load in SILC is 4-6 teaching hours per week on average.

SILC offers highly competitive salary, research funding, housing and travelling subsidies, and other benefits. For detailed information about SILC and SHU, please visit: and

All applicants must submit the following materials in a single PDF document to Ms. Shen ( and Ms. Isa Meng ( no later than December 1st, 2021: a cover letter, current curriculum vitae, a job market paper, and teaching evaluations (if applicable). Three recommendation letters are also required and must be sent directly by referees to Ms. Shen and Ms. Isa Meng.

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