Research Associate (Finance), School of Management and Economics

Shenzhen, China
02 Dec 2022
End of advertisement period
31 Dec 2022
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Post Specification

Key Duties and Responsibilities:

  1. Preparing and teaching tutorials for undergraduate courses;
  2. Undertaking other assignments assigned by the supervisor;
  3. Providing research assistance to professors;

Qualifications and Requirements:

  1. Should at least have a Bachelor's degree in finance, economics, mathematics, computer science, or related fields;
  2. Should have good teaching and communication skills;
  3. Should be competent in both written and spoken English;
  4. Should demonstrate working knowledge of statistical software packages, such as Stata, SAS, R, Python and MATLAB;

Salary and Benefits

Salary will be competitive, and commensurate with qualifications and experience. Appointments will be made under the establishment of CUHK-SZ, and statutory benefits will be provided according to the prevailing labor laws applicable in the PRC. The appointee will be based at the University campus in Shenzhen, PRC.

Application Procedure

Please send full curriculum vitae together with copies of qualification documents, and at least three references by email to:

The potential benefits of the research assistant part of this position include accessibility to faculty members who have successful experience in publishing in top-tier finance and economics journals in many fields of finance and economics and the possibility of collaborative work with the finance faculty members. All of these are highly valued by the admission committees in internationally reputable economics/finance Ph.D. programs.

See, for instance, American Economic Review, Econometrica, Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Financial Studies, Management Science, Journal of Financial and Quantitative Analysis, Review of Finance, just to name a few.

In academic year 21-22, members of this position received offers from reputable Ph.D. programs, such as the Ph.D. in Finance and Economics programs in UNC-Chapel Hill, U of Connecticut, NUS, SMU, NTU, HKUST, CUHK, CUHK (Shenzhen), to name a few.

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