Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor

Title: Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor

  • Employer: The University of Hong Kong
  • Location: Hong Kong
  • Job Description:

    Founded in 1911, The University of Hong Kong is committed to the highest international standards of excellence in teaching and research, and has been at the international forefront of academic scholarship for many years. The University has a comprehensive range of study programmes and research disciplines spread across 10 facilities and about 110 sub-divisions of studies and learning. There are over 27,800 undergraduate and postgraduate students coming from 50 countries, and more than 2,000 members of academic and academic-related staff, many of whom are internationally renowned.

    Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Finance (several posts) in the School of Economics and Finance (Ref.: 201300873)

    Applications are invited for appointment as Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Finance, jointly offered by the School of Business and the School of Economics and Finance, tenable from July 1, 2014 or as soon as possible thereafter, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal. Exceptionally outstanding candidates at the Professor level may be considered for appointments on tenure terms.

    Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree in finance or related areas. All fields of finance will be considered. The appointees should be able to teach in the doctoral, master’s, and undergraduate degree programmes; and are expected to commit to high-quality scholarly research, teaching and services. Candidates for a Professorship should also have a proven record of high-quality scholarship and teaching, and be able to conduct an ongoing active research agenda and provide leadership and services within the Faculty of Business and Economics and the University.

    Information about the Faculty of Business and Economics and the School of Economics and Finance can be obtained at http://www.fbe.hku.hk/ and http://www.sef.hku.hk/ respectively. For further enquiries about the posts, please contact the School of Economics and Finance by e-mail at AFA@sef.hku.hk.

    A globally competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered. At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income. The appointments will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary, as well as leave, and medical benefits. Housing benefits will also be provided as applicable.

    Interviews will be held at the ASSA (Allied Social Science Associations) Meetings in January 2014. Applicants should submit their C.V., job market paper, other papers and supporting documents, and details of their referees via http://www.sef.hku.hk/jobopenings_AEA_AFA, and arrange to have 3 confidential reference reports sent by their referees directly to the Recruiting Chairman by e-mail at AFA@sef.hku.hk.  Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk.  Review of applications will start from September 16, 2013 and continue until November 30, 2013. The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only shortlisted applicants will be notified of application result.

    The University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a No-Smoking Policy

  • Contact Details: AFA@sef.hku.hk

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