Full-time Faculty in Agricultural Economics Recruitment

Positions: Assistant Professor (not tenured), Associate Professor (tenured), Full Professor (tenured), in Agricultural Economics, broadly defined. 

The School of Advanced Agricultural Sciences (SAAS) at Peking University is committed to building a leading scientific research center and high-end talent education program in molecular agrobiology, food safety & health, and agricultural & development economics, and with interdisciplinary and integrating theories, applications, and strategic policies, so as to make due contributions to agricultural and rural development in China and the rest of world. For more details about SAAS, please visit https://www.saas.pku.edu.cn/.  

The Department of Agricultural and Development Economics (DADE) is a newly established department of SAAS, which is jointly responsible for the education and research of agricultural economics with the China Center for Agricultural Policy (CCAP). CCAP is comprised of a group of leading and vibrant economists dedicated to pursuing the goals of facilitating the development of the disciplines of agricultural economics, resource economics, applied economics and development economics, and contributing to the development of agricultural and rural economy of China and other developing countries. For more details about CCAP, please visit https://www.ccap.pku.edu.cn/.  

We are seeking applications for positions at the Assistant/Associate/Full Professor level in agricultural economics and related academic fields.  The appointment is expected to take place between September 2024 and July 2025. 

Qualifications and Selection Criteria 

1. Academic contributions in the field of agricultural economics.

2. Experience in developing research programs (for Associate/Full Professor).

3. Experience in teaching graduate- and/or undergraduate-level courses, and ability to teach in both Chinese and English.

4. Experience in team and interdisciplinary research works.

5. The rank of the initial appointment will be determined based on the applicant’s prior scholarly impact, leadership experience, and national and international reputation by the Talent Evaluation Expert Panel at both the SAAS and the University’s levels.



Compensation and Benefits 

Competitive salaries and benefits package will be offered by Peking University according to the provisions of the relevant laws of China. 


Required Materials for Initial Application 

1. Cover letter;

2. CV (including a list of publications together with your teaching and research experience);

3. Vision statement for the position;

4. Full text of up to three (3) representative research publications;

5. Three reference letters;

6. Teaching philosophy;

7. Scanned copy of diploma; and

8. Other evidence of research and teaching experience (including awards).



To apply, please send the documents listed above to jxwang.ccap@pku.edu.cn


Full-time Faculty in Agricultural Economics Recruitment