Application Process

Interested candidates should submit a cover letter, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching effectiveness (e.g., course evaluations), and contact information for three references merged into a single PDF/Word document as an attachment to an email directed to The subject line of the email should state the name of the position to which candidates are applying. Review of applications will start immediately, and applications will continue to be accepted until the positions are filled.

Resumption Date: 1st July 2024.

Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor – Institutional Economics, Urban and Regional Economics, Political Economy of Development, Globalization and International Economics

Position type: Full-Time

About the Position

James Hope University is seeking dynamic and accomplished individuals to join our faculty as a Professors/Associate Professors/Assistant Professors of Institutional Economics, Urban and Regional Economics, Political Economy of Development, and Globalization and International Economics in our esteemed Business School (JHBS). The successful candidates will be responsible for conducting innovative research, delivering high-quality teaching, and contributing to the academic and intellectual life of the institution. These roles offer exciting opportunities to engage with students, collaborate with colleagues, and make meaningful contributions to the field of economics.

About JHBS

At James Hope Business School, we are dedicated to fostering a dynamic learning environment that prepares our students to thrive in the rapidly evolving landscape of business and finance. Our commitment to innovation, research, and industry relevance sets us apart as a leading institution in business education.


  • Conduct impactful research on regional disparities, urbanization trends, and spatial patterns of economic development, impact of international trade on economic development and growth, leading to publications in top-tier academic journals.
  • Mentor and advise students, providing guidance and support in their academic and professional pursuits.
  • Contribute to the academic community through service activities, including committee work and participation in professional organizations.
  • Teaching courses on regional economics, urban development, and regional planning, trade theory, trade policy, and globalization.


  • A Ph.D. in Economics, Institution Economics, Political Economy of Development, International Economics, or a related field from an accredited institution.
  • A strong record of scholarly achievement, including publications in peer-reviewed journals.
  • Demonstrated excellence in teaching at the graduate levels.
  • Ability to effectively communicate complex concepts and theories to diverse audiences.
  • Commitment to fostering an inclusive and collaborative learning environment.