Assistant Professor of Finance (Full-time, tenure track)

Title: Assistant Professor of Finance (Full-time, tenure track)

  • Employer: CEFMS, Hunan University
  • Website:
  • Salary: Competitive
  • Location: Changsha City, Hunan Province, China
  • Job Description:

    Position Summary:

    Subject to budget approval, the Institute of Finance at the Center for Economics, Finance and Management Studies (CEFMS) at Hunan University (China) seeks to hire multiple full-time, tenure track faculty members at assistant professor level, to begin in the fall semester of 2014. Applicants with research interests in any finance field are invited to apply. Duties will include teaching graduate courses in finance areas such as corporate risk management, investments, corporate finance, financial institutions, derivatives securities, fixed income securities, and etc., advising graduate students in their thesis work, engaging in research leading to publications in the SSCI journals of the field, and taking part in services and professional development activities. Minimum qualifications: Ph.D. in finance or closely related fields. Candidates near completion of the doctorate will be considered. Compensation is competitive and includes research support and a housing subsidy. All courses are taught in English. We will conduct interviews at the 2014 AFA meeting in Philadelphia.

    About the CEFMS: The CEFMS was founded in 2013 by Hunan University as an international platform for research and education in economics, finance, and management disciplines. The goal of the center is to reach 40 to 50 full-time faculty, 10 to 20 special-term, part-time faculty, 30 to 80 PhD students, and 200 to 300 master level students. The master of finance program has started in fall 2013. The university has given full support to the growth of the center, including newly renovated offices and designated classrooms.
    About Hunan University: Hunan University is located at the foot of the picturesque Yuelu Mountain and on the west bank of Xiangjiang River in the historically and culturally renowned City of Changsha, capital of Hunan Province. The University enjoys the title of an "Ancient Millenarian Academy, Famous Centennial University". As one of the key and most comprehensive universities affiliated with the Ministry of Education, it has been included in the country’s highly selective "Project 211" and "Project 985" for priority investment and development.

    About City of Changsha: Changsha is the capital city of Hunan Province. Known as "Land of Rice and Fish," Changsha's outstanding natural endowment such as green mountains, clean air and water, beautiful islets has offered her residents pleasant living environment. The history of the city dates back to the Western Zhou Dynasty (1046-771 BC) and Han Dynasty (206 BC-AD 220). As the center of Huxiang Culture, Changsha has been named China's "excellent tourist city." Changsha has many unique natural scenery and places of cultural and historical interest such as Yuelu Mountain, Xiangjiang River, Shuilushou Island, Liuyang River, Mawangdui Han Dynasty (206 BC-AD 220) Tomb, the Yuelu Academy, Lushan and Kaifu Buddhist Temples, Aiwan Pavilion and Yunlu Taoist Temple, and etc. Changsha has relatively inexpensive real estate price compared to other major cities in China. The city is located on the high-speed train line from Beijing to Shenzhen and its newly constructed Huanghua international airport offers easy connections with major international destinations.

    More information about the CEFMS is available at For further questions, please contact Prof. Huang at

    Application Instruction:

    Applicants should send cover letter, detailed curriculum vitae, three letters of recommendation, and sample research papers to the following email address:

  • Application Deadline: December 15, 2013
  • Interview Date: 2014 AFA meeting in Philadelphia (January 3-5, 2014)
  • Contact Details: Prof. Huang,

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