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Job Openings (Hanyang Univ)

Job opening at Hanyang University, Seoul
College of Economics and Finance, Hanyang University in Seoul, Korea seeks candidates for tenure-track positions (assistant or associate professor) in any field in economics and in finance for the academic year of 2011 and 2012.

Job Qualifications:
We accept applications from Ph.D. holders and ABDs expecting to receive Ph.D. degree by May 2011. Priority will be given to the current Ph.D. holders with a good record of research and teaching. Continue Reading…

Job Openings (Sogang Univ)

Department of Economics of Sogang University in Seoul, Korea, invites applications for any field of economics. (1) Tenure track at the rank of assistant, associate or full professor: There are two or three openings, beginning Fall 2011. Candidates for assistant professor rank should expect to have a Ph.D. completed by August 2010. (2) Non-tenure track at the rank of lecturer: There is one opening, beginning Fall 2011. Candidates should expect to have the Ph.D. completed by August 2011. Salary will be commensurate with qualifications. Teaching will be done in English. Interviews will be conducted at the ASSA-AEA meetings in Denver, CO, January 2011. Continue Reading…

KAEA Pictures Wanted

Dear KAEA Memebers:

You may have noticed that KAEA website is being renovated. We are looking for images that can be used at the website.  If you have digital pictures related to the activities of KAEA, such as the previous conferences, please send them to the KAEA webmaster, Dr. Inhyuck Ha (, no later than November 15, 2010.  There will be a $100 prize for the picture chosen for the cover page.

Sunwoong Kim, Ph.D.
KAEA President

Job Openings (SK Research Institute)

SK Research Institute for SUPEX Management
Ph.D. positions open for applicants
Hiring needs : a few
Qualifications : Ph.D. in Economics or ABD (Ph.D. expected in 2011)

Job Description: Research in Macro/Micro Economics, Telecommunications Economics
– Current economic trend research, forecasting and analyzing key economic indicators, Economic policy analysis and suggestions.
– General research in telecommunications industry, Regulatory research and strategy planning in specific issues, current industry trend follow ups and strategic analysis.

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Job Openings (Seoul National University)

The department of economics at Seoul National University invites applications for full-time faculty positions (permanent, tenure tack). The details are as follows.

Areas of Interest: Macroeconomics or Finance (2 people)
Position: Open for all ranks (tenure tracks)
Deadline for Application: November 5, 2010
Further Information: Please consult SNU website

We are committed to recruit the very best in the field.

Travel Support for Korean Ph.D. Students in Economics

Travel Support for Korean Ph.D. Students in Economics

The Korea-America Economic Association (KAEA) is very pleased to announce that it will provide a financial support for Korean or Korean-American doctoral students who will participate in the job market at the 2011 ASSA meetings in Denver, CO.

Eligibility – The student must be a Ph.D. candidate in economics or a closely related field at a university in the U.S. or Canada, who is expected to graduate by August 2011 and actively participates in the job market this year. The student who is fully funded by any other source of funds or received the KAEA travel support before will not be qualified. The local students from the Denver, CO area who do not plan to stay overnights are not eligible. The estimated travel costs for an applicant should be more than $300. The applicant should be a KAEA regular/junior member, or join KAEA as a regular/junior member when he/she applies for the scholarship. (See KAEA membership in the KAEA Webpage)

Travel subsidy – The KAEA plans to pay a partial travel subsidy of $300 to each student and lifetime membership (worth of $200).  Student should pick up the check in person at the Denver meetings in January 2011. Specific time and place for the pick-up will be e-mailed to each of the recipients by December 10, 2010.

To apply – Please send your name, e-mail address, telephone number, address,  name of your university, field of specialization, and the (expected) date of the final defense of your thesis (month and year) and arrange placement  officer or graduate program director (not thesis advisor) to send an e-mail to confirm candidate’s job market participation to:

Professor Young-Kyu Moh at
Chair, the KAEA Graduate Student Travel Scholarship Committee

Deadline: November 15, 2010

Job Openings (Bank of Korea)

BANK OF KOREA, Seoul, Korea

C Mathematical and Quantitative Methods
E Macroeconomics and Monetary Economics
F International Economics
G Financial Economics
H Public Economics
J Labor and Demographic Economics
L Industrial Organization

The Institute for Monetary and Economic Research (IMER) of the Bank of Korea seeks economists to conduct research in the above fields. Experienced candidates should have a Ph.D. in economics and relevant experience in research or academic institutions. New Ph.D. applicants should complete all requirements for their Ph.D. degrees by the end of September 2011. Excellent research potential, strong technical writing skills and full proficiency in Korean are required. For consideration please mail or email your CV with two letters of reference and an official application form (downloadable at by no later than January 15, 2011 (or by December 15, 2010, to be considered for an interview at the AEA 2011 annual meeting) to: Hyunjoon Lim, Institute for Monetary and Economic Research, The Bank of Korea, 110, 3-Ga, Namdaemun-Ro, Jung-Gu, Seoul, 100-794, Republic of Korea (Tel: +82-2-759-5445, e-mail: ).