Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Finance

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
19 Sep 2018
End of advertisement period
16 Nov 2018
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.

Applications are invited for appointment as Tenure-Track Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Finance (several posts) in the Faculty of Business and Economics, to commence on July 1, 2019 or as soon as possible thereafter, on a three-year fixed-term basis with the possibility of renewal and consideration for tenure during the second fixed-term contract. Exceptionally outstanding candidates at Professor/Associate Professor level may be considered for appointments on tenure terms.

Information about the Faculty can be obtained at The finance group consists of more than 20 research-active faculty members and runs a high-quality weekly seminar series. HKU colleagues published 32 papers in JF, JFE, and RFS since 2013 (top 25 in the world and No. 1 in Asia in UT Dallas Business School Ranking based on these three journals). Teaching, research and professional activities are conducted in English.

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. Applicants for appointment as Professor 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 and the University. Enquiries about the posts can be sent to the Faculty at

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered. The appointment 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 be provided as applicable.

Interviews will be held at the ASSA (Allied Social Sciences Associations) Meetings in January 2019. Applicants should submit their C.V., job market paper, other papers and supporting documents, and details of their referees via, and arrange to have 3 confidential reference reports sent by their referees directly to the Recruiting Chairman (Attn.: Prof. T.C. Lin) by e-mail at Please indicate clearly which level they wish to apply for in the application form that can be downloaded from Further particulars can be obtained at Review of applications will start from October 15, 2018 and continue until November 16, 2018.

The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result.

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