JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

February 1, 2015 - July 31, 2015

Waseda University

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Faculty of Political Science and Economics
English-based Degree Program (East Asian Studies)

JOE ID Number: 2015-01_111452819
Date Posted: 03/03/2015
Date Inactive: 04/30/2015
Position Title/Short Description
Title: English-based Degree Program (East Asian Studies)
Section: International:Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Shinjuku, Tokyo, JAPAN
JEL Classifications:
O1 -- Economic Development
F -- International Economics
Development Economics
Salary Range: based on the university salary table
Full Text of JOE Listing:

The School of Political Science and Economics at Waseda University invites nominations and applications for a tenured position either in Comparative Politics and International Relations or Development Economics with regional expertise in East Asia. This faculty position plays a critical role in the Asian Future Leaders Scholarship Program in our English-based Degree Program (the "EDESSA" program).

We seek a scholar with excellent research accomplishments and a commitment to teaching. We particularly welcome applications from those who are enthusiastic about improving mutual understanding among East Asian nations. The successful applicant is also expected to play a central role in the development of the Asian Future Leaders Scholarship Program (AFLSP) funded by the Bai Xian Education Foundation. (For details of the program, please refer to The appointments will be made at the rank of either Professor or Associate/Assistant Professor and run from September 2015 (or April 2016).

Candidates must meet the following requirements:
1) Be competent to teach courses on East Asian Studies at both the undergraduate and postgraduate level.
(We particularly welcome applications from political scientists, economists, and historians who are capable of teaching some of the core course of these disciplines.)
2) Be competent to handle communication in both English and Chinese. Japanese language proficiency is seen as adding further advantage.
3) Be willing to actively commit themselves to the Asian Future Leaders Program (AFLSP).
4) Hold a doctoral degree or equivalent professional accomplishment.

Preference will be given to those with prior full-time teaching experience of relevant courses in English.

For more information, please refer to the following URLs.

Application Requirements:
  • Application Instructions Below
  • Letters of Reference Instructions Below
Application deadline: 04/25/2015
Reference Instructions:
Please enclose two letters of reference in your application materials. If your referees wish to send letters directly via postal mail or email(*), please add their contact details to your curriculum vitae.
Application Instructions:
please refer to the following URL.