Associate Professor/Assistant Professor, Department of Finance and Insurance

Tuen Mun, Hong Kong
09 Aug 2022
End of advertisement period
16 Aug 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Lingnan University, a distinctive liberal arts institution in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, is committed to the provision of quality whole-person education by combining the best of Chinese and Western liberal arts traditions. It strives to pursue excellence in teaching, learning, scholarship and community engagement. With three academic Faculties, it offers a wide range of undergraduate degree programmes in arts, business and social sciences. Lingnan’s liberal arts education is characterised by a broad-based interdisciplinary curriculum with specialised disciplinary studies; close student-staff relationship; a vibrant residential campus; ample global learning opportunities; active community engagement and multifarious workplace experience. The School of Graduate Studies also offers postgraduate programmes up to doctoral level in various disciplines and provides professional education for the wider society.

Applications are now invited for the following post:

(Post Ref.: 21/239)

In line with the University’s strategy, the Department of Finance and Insurance is committed to producing undergraduates with a broad-based liberal arts education to cope with the challenge of the Finance profession. The department has a record of high quality teaching. All appointees are expected to contribute to teaching excellence.

General Requirements

Applicants should have a PhD degree in finance or relevant discipline, with a strong research record and passion in teaching. The appointee is expected to contribute to the Department, the Faculty of Business, and the University by securing external competitive research grants, publishing papers in top academic journals, teaching relevant courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and engaging in service activities. In addition, excellent communication and presentation skills are highly desirable. Candidates with sound publication record, professional qualifications (e.g., CFA), administrative and teaching experiences, and/or close relationships with financial institutions in Hong Kong and with the major professional bodies are preferred.


The conditions of appointment will be competitive. The rank and remuneration will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Fringe benefits include annual leave, medical and dental benefits, mandatory provident fund, gratuity and incoming passage and baggage allowance for the eligible appointee.

Appointment will normally be made on an initial contract of three years, which, subject to review and mutual agreement, may lead to longer-term appointment with possibility of consideration for substantiation.

Application Procedure (online application only)

Please click "Apply Now" to submit your application. Applicants should provide names and contact information of at least three referees to whom applicants’ consent has been given for their providing references. Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only.

We are an equal opportunities employer. Review of applications will continue until the post is filled. Qualified candidates are advised to submit their applications early for consideration.

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the post advertised, or to fill the post by invitation or by search. We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

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