Chair Professor of Accounting

Title: Chair Professor of Accounting

  • Reference #: School of Accounting and Finance
  • Employer: The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
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  • Salary: Highly competitive
  • Location: Hong Kong
  • Job Description:

    The research of our Faculty of Business is ranked 60th in the world, 4th in Asia, and 2nd in Hong Kong (The UTD Top 100 Worldwide Business School Rankings based on Research Contributions 2007-2011).  Our faculty members have been successful in publishing their research papers in top-tier refereed journals, including The Accounting Review, Journal of Accounting and Economics, Journal of Accounting Research, Review of Accounting Studies, Contemporary Accounting Research, Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Journal of Financial Economics, Journal of Banking and Finance, and Journal of Empirical Finance.  The School hosts two highly regarded international journals: The Journal of Contemporary Accounting and Economics and China Accounting and Finance Review.  With adequate resources and over 100 full-time academic staff in the areas of accounting, finance, economics, and law, the School has comparative advantages in supporting a variety of research interests and promoting cross-disciplinary research.   The School has maintained an excellent network with Chinese mainland institutions for collaborative work.

    Applicants should have (a) a doctoral degree in Accounting; (b) an international reputation in high-quality scholarship and research in the area of Accounting; (c) a strong record in attracting research funding; (d) a demonstrated commitment to excellence in teaching; and (e) proven qualities of academic leadership. 

    The successful candidate will (a) provide academic leadership for all accounting-related programmes of the School; (b) provide leadership in promoting research, increasing the publication output, and raising the level of consultancy in the area of accounting and related disciplines; (c) facilitate the School in increasing its visibility and strengthening its international connections; (d) conduct lectures and seminars at undergraduate and/or graduate levels; and (e) contribute to departmental and programme administration.

    Applicants are invited to send detailed curriculum vitae with the names and addresses of three referees and direct any enquiries to the Human Resources Office, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University [Fax: (852) 2764 3374; Email:].

    Recruitment will continue until the post is filled. 

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