RCBEE: Call for Postdoctoral Research Fellowships in Economics
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Position Name: Two or three full-time Postdoctoral Fellow in Research Center of Behavior and Experimental Economics


Length : 24 months, with potential to be extended


Organization: School of Economics and Resource Management, Beijing Normal University


Location: Zhuhai Campus of Beijing Normal University, Guangdong Province


Closing Date:

Applications are reviewed on a rolling basis until the position is filled. Please apply earlier.

About BNU

Founded in 1902, Beijing Normal University (BNU) is one of China’s most prestigious universities. BNU is listed in Chinese national “Double First-Class” initiative, “211 project” and “985 project”. As per the 2017/18 World University Rankings released by QS, BNU ranks 256, being in 8th place among universities on mainland China.


Research Center of Behavioral and Experimental Economics (RCBEE) focuses on studies in Behavioral Economics, Experimental Economics, Common-pool Resource Management, and Social Capital. We utilize various methods such as large-scale household-level experiment, random control trial (RCT), agent-based model (ABM) and survey to study social events and public opinion management, social preference, social capital, cooperation and environmental governance, etc. We have published papers on European Economic Review, China Economic Review, Economic Development and Cultural Change, World Development, China & World Economy and Energy Policy, etc.



Research Fields

Associate Professor

ZHOU Yexin

  Doctor of Economics from Peking University. Visiting scholar at Lund University and Stockholm School of Economics.

Behavioral and Experimental Economics, Development Economics

Profile page: http://serm.bnu.edu.cn/teachers/expert78_78.html


Roles and responsibilities:

1. Applicants will conduct researches with the research group directed by Associate Professor Zhou Yexin, with opportunities for collaborations with other excellent faculty at BNU as well as other cooperative units.

2. Applicants will assist RCBEE in research and management.

3. Expected to assist in field work/experiment, data analysis, and writing research proposals, reports and publications.

4. Responsible for managing major academic projects, and coordination with School of Economics and Resource Management as needed.


Suggested qualifications to include but not limited to:

1. Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in recent three years in Economics, preferably in Labour Economics, Development Economics, Behavioral Economics, Experimental Economics and Micro-econometrics; and principally, not beyond age 35

2. Be familiar with both quantitative and qualitative analyses in micro-econometric research; and proficient in Matlab, R or Stata

3. Relevant research experience and an excellent track record of publications will be distinct advantages

4. Fluency in English and proficiency in English writing required

5. Good at teamwork and meanwhile have the ability to conduct research independently


A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to insurances and medical benefits. The stipend will be about 400,000 RMB annually (pre-tax).

To apply:

Applicants should send the following materials to Associate Professor Zhou Yexin ( zhouyexin@bnu.edu.cn):

1. An up-to-date C.V. , including publication list

2. A covering letter, describing your research, and your interest in and qualifications for this position

3. Doctoral dissertations

4. Three representative papers or other relevant research achievements

6. Copies of doctorate certificate

Please indicate clearly on the subject title “Applying Position + Name + School + Age”.

If the candidate is shortlisted after first evaluation, two letters of recommendation must be emailed separately by the writers.


Address: School of Economics and Research Management, Beijing Normal University, No.19 Xin-Jie-Kou-wai St, Beijing Normal University, Haidian District, Beijing, P.R.China. 100875

Email: zhouyexin@bnu.edu.cn




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