VinaCapital Associate Professor of Private Equity

Vietnam (VN)
18 Oct 2017
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19 Nov 2017
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

VinaCapital Associate Professor of Private Equity

Job no: 558790
Work type: Full time - Fixed term/Contract
Location: Vietnam - Ho Chi Minh
Categories: Economics / Business, Finance, Research, Management

RMIT Vietnam

RMIT Vietnam, an entity of RMIT University, has campuses in Ho Chi Minh City and Hanoi since 2001. We have provided internationally recognised, high-quality, education and professional training for students, clients and the community, and assist in the development of human resources capability in Vietnam and the region by hosting students from Australia and many other countries. RMIT Vietnam's focus is around three main goals; growth in student numbers, quality of programs, staffing and infrastructure, and differentiation in the way that it teaches digital engagement, fostering industry relationships and providing international opportunities.

All degree programs are awarded by RMIT University in Australia and are subject to regulation by the Australian Tertiary Education Quality and Standards Agency (TEQSA). RMIT Vietnam is an English speaking university.


Founded in 2003, VinaCapital ( is a leading investment and asset management firm headquartered in Vietnam, with a diversified portfolio of USD1.8 billion in assets under management, spreading across three London listed funds, two domestic open-ended funds, one Luxembourg-domiciled UCITS fund, a venture capital fund and multiple segregated accounts. VinaCapital's expertise spans a full range of asset classes including capital markets, private equity, real estate, venture capital, and fixed income. The company establishes its strong reputation through unparalleled domestic networks, senior management with a unique combination of international and local experiences, leadership in international standards and best practices, as well as a commitment to giving back to the community.

The role & key responsibilities

The VinaCapital Associate Professor of Private Equity is a senior academic research position contributing significantly to research outputs on behalf of VinaCapital. The VinaCapital Associate Professor of Private Equity will provide effective research leadership by developing and guiding research project teams and programs and promoting a vibrant research culture in an effort to develop high-quality and productivity-driven research networks across RMIT Vietnam and VinaCapital and to external national and global partners. A certain allocation of teaching will also be component of the role.

Key selection criteria

  • PhD or equivalent relevant Doctoral qualification.
  • At least 5 years of investment experience within a private equity firm in a developed market.
  • At least 5 years relevant experience, teaching in a University environment.
  • A demonstrated and recognised research track record at national and/or international level.
  • Ability to sustain and grow Research Groups and Schools through the attraction of competitive external funding is desirable.

Please note

English is the language of teaching and communication at RMIT Vietnam. For this role, the minimum requirement is IELTS 7.0 (or equivalent).
Non-Vietnamese candidates must also meet the requirements of the Vietnamese Work Permit process.

How to apply

Click on the ‘Apply Now’ link. Applications close on November 19, 2017.