THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

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

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
06 Oct 2021
End of advertisement period
31 Dec 2021
Ref
508474
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
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 Finance (several posts) in the Faculty of Business and Economics (Ref.: 508474), 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.

The finance group of the Faculty consists of 29 research-active faculty members and runs a high-quality weekly seminar series.  Faculty members in the finance group have published 27 papers in JF, JFE, and RFS since 2017 (top 30 in the world and No. 1 in Asia in UT Dallas Business School Ranking based on these three journals since 2017).  Teaching, research and professional activities are conducted in English.  Information about the Faculty can be obtained at http://www.fbe.hku.hk/.

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 undergraduate and/or graduate degree programmes; and are expected to commit to high-quality scholarly research, teaching and services.  Applicants for appointment as Professor should also have a track record of high-quality scholarship and teaching, and should be able to conduct ongoing active research agendas and provide leadership and services to the Faculty and the University.  Enquiries about the posts (not application materials) should be directed to the Chairman of the Recruitment Committee, Dr. Shiyang Huang (e-mail: afa2022@fbe.hku.hk).

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 (https://jobs.hku.hk) 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 November 15, 2021 (Extended to December 31, 2021), or until the posts are filled, whichever is earlier.

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