Tenure-Track Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Economics

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Thursday, 25 June 2020
End of advertisement period
Thursday, 31 December 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

The University of Hong Kong 's highest priorities are to create opportunities for the very best academic talents to excel and to advance human knowledge to the benefit of society. We serve the needs of Hong Kong, the wider region and the rest of the world.

Work type: Full-time
Department: Faculty of Business and Economics (07030)
Categories: Professoriate Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Tenure-Track Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Economics (several posts) in the Faculty of Business and Economics (Ref.: 500540), to commence on July 1, 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter, on a three-year fixed-term basis with the possibility of renewal.  The successful candidates with more experience and qualifications may be considered for direct tenure subject to approval.

Applicants should possess or be close to completing a Ph.D. degree with outstanding research promise.  While strong candidates in all fields will be considered, the Faculty is especially interested in the areas of applied microeconomics (labor/public/environment/health) and economic theory.  The appointees should be able to teach undergraduate and/or graduate degree programmes, and are expected to commit to high-quality scholarly research and services.  Applicants for appointment as Professor should have a proven record of high-quality scholarship and teaching, and should be able to conduct an ongoing active research agenda, to attract competitive grants, and to provide leadership and services within both the Faculty and the University.  Information about the Faculty can be obtained at Enquiries about the posts (not application materials) should be directed to the Chair of the Recruitment Committee (e-mail:

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

The University only accepts online application for the above posts.  Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V., job market paper, and other supporting documents.  Three confidential letters should be sent to the Chairman of the Recruitment Committee (e-mail: directly by the referees.  Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until December 31, 2020, or until the posts are filled, whichever is earlier.

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