Professional Consultant in Financial Innovation and Structured Products

Hong Kong (HK)
10 Oct 2017
End of advertisement period
18 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Professional Consultants

Department/Unit: Department of Systems Engineering and Engineering Management 

Closing Date: Until the posts are filled 

The Department of Systems Engineering and Engineering Management at The Chinese University of Hong Kong seeks to appoint high calibre candidates to be involved in the teaching and academic support of its B.Eng. Programme in Financial Technology. The programme aims to nurture leadership and entrepreneurship among the next generation of local talent in support of Hong Kong's endeavor to grow into an international FinTech hub. The programme has high requirements of practical experiences and hence close connections with industrial partners. 

The programme wishes to hire experienced professionals to (a) serve as Professional Consultants for teaching the practical FinTech courses, such as Financial Innovation and Structured Products, Introduction to Financial Infrastructures and Internet Finance; (b) serve as students' career advisors; (c) guide students to understand and analyze current affairs and financial industry development; (d) build connections of industry practitioners; (e) develop industrial mentorship programme for students; and (f) line up industrial type projects, internships, arranging guest lectures, etc. 

Applicants should (i) possess a Master's degree from a recognized university; (ii) have a minimum of six years' post-qualification relevant professional work experience; and (iii) have a good connection with the professional community and will be able to contribute towards incorporation of industry-related course contents, and relevant experiential learning opportunities for students in the related area. Applicants of higher qualifications may be considered for the award of a courtesy title of Professor of Practice / Associate Professor of Practice in Financial Technology. 

Appointment will be made on contract basis for up to three years initially commencing August 2017, renewable subject to performance and mutual agreement. The exact start date will be negotiated with the successful applicants. 

For general enquiry and further information about the Department of Systems Engineering and Engineering Management, please contact the Department Chairman at