WANG YANAN INSTITUTE FOR STUDIES IN ECONOMICS (WISE) & SCHOOL OF ECONOMICS, GREGORY AND PAULA CHOW CENTER FOR ECONOMIC RESEARCH, XIAMEN UNIVERSITY, CHINA
Having successfully recruited over 80 faculty members, including 17 statisticians and 16 econometricians, from abroad in the past few years, we still have several full faculty positions available in all areas of statistics (both theoretical and applied) and probability theory (including stochastic processes) at all ranks. Competitive salary, research grant and housing subsidy are provided with a regular teaching load of 2.5 courses per year. All faculty members, regardless of their citizenship, enjoy a housing subsidy for the first six years. The detailed information on this regard can be found at the website http://www.wise.xmu.edu.cn/english. Some selected candidates will be interviewed at the 2018 ASSA meeting (For the detailed information about the ASSA Meeting, please see the web site https://www.aeaweb.org/conference/) in Philadelphia. Interested applicants should send a cover letter with their curriculum vitae, samples of their research work, and three reference letters (including any teaching evaluations) before November 30, 2017.
Junior candidates are expected to have a Ph.D. degree by August 2018 in statistics and probability theory as well as the related fields and to show a strong evidence of promising research ability. Senior candidates must have a Ph.D. degree and a demonstrably strong research record.
Xiamen University, founded in 1921 by Mr. Tan Kah-Kee, a well-known Chinese expatriate, is located in the resort-like island of Xiamen in Southeast China. Under the leadership of Professor Wang Yanan, a former Xiamen University President and the Chinese translator of Karl Marx’s Das Kapital, the School of Economics at Xiamen University has been one of the top economics schools in China since 1950s.... To further develop and promote modern statistics and the related fields, Xiamen University established an internationalized research institute in 2005, which is named as the Wang Yanan Institute for Studies in Economics. Gregory and Paula Chow Center for Economic Research was founded in 2016 with the aim to build a world-renowned research center on modern economics and the Chinese economy.The main missions of WISE, SOE and the Chow center are to conduct high-quality graduate/undergraduate education and training, frontier research, and intensively international academic exchanges and cooperation in statistics and the related fields.