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

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
06 Oct 2021
End of advertisement period
10 Dec 2021
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.: 508475), to commence on July 1, 2022 or as soon as possible thereafter, on a three-year fixed-term basis with the possibility of renewal, or on tenured terms for exceptionally outstanding candidates.

Applicants should possess or be close to completing a Ph.D. degree with outstanding research promise.  While preference will be given to the fields of applied economics (e.g. development/ labor/ public/ health/ political economy/ economic history, etc.) and macroeconomics, strong candidates from other fields will also be considered.  The appointees should be able to teach undergraduate and/or graduate degree programmes, and are expected to commit to high-quality scholarly researches and services.  Applicants for appointment as Professor should have a track record of high-quality scholarship and teaching, and should be able to conduct ongoing active research agendas, attract competitive grants, and to provide leadership and services to 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 Chairman 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, totalling 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 at the University’s careers site ( and upload an up-to-date C.V., job market paper, and other supporting documents.  At least three referees will be invited to send their confidential reference letters to the Faculty directly.  Review of applications will commence as soon as possible and continue until December 10, 2021, or until the posts are filled, whichever is earlier. 

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