Professor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor - Department of Accountancy and Law

Hong Kong (HK)
23 May 2018
End of advertisement period
31 Aug 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time


Hong Kong Baptist University has long been one of Asia's pathfinders in whole-person business education. HKBU School of Business is among just 1% of business schools worldwide with triple accreditation from AACSB International (The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), AMBA (Association of MBAs) and EQUIS (European Quality Improvement System). Our mission is to nurture visionary and ethical business leaders capable of meeting new challenges in a rapidly changing global economy. The School consists of five departments, currently staffed by 121 full-time faculty members. Our distinctive programmes - BBA (Hons), BCom (Hons), MBA, MSc, DBA, MPhil and PhD - are intellectually rigorous and have contemporary and professional relevance. Fostering a vibrant research environment, our faculty members engage actively in academic as well as applied research with corporate advisory or public policy impact. Information about the School can be obtained at http://www.hkbu.edu.hk/~bus.

Department of Accountancy and Law

Professor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor (PR391/17-18)

The Department invites applications for the above position. Applications in all accounting fields will be considered. Preference will be given to applicants with expertise in one or more of the following areas: Financial Accounting, Managerial Accounting, Auditing, Taxation, Accounting Information Systems or Corporate Governance.

Applicants should have a relevant PhD degree. Candidates for Professor/Associate Professor ranks should also have a strong track record of research and teaching accomplishments. In addition to undergraduate and graduate teaching and high-quality research work, the appointees are expected to supervise postgraduate thesis.

The appointment is offered on a tenure track. Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract of up to three years commencing the second semester of 2018-19 academic year or earlier. Re-appointment thereafter is subject to mutual agreement and availability of funding. Outstanding candidates at Associate Professor or above rank may be considered for tenure on appointment.

Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Procedure: 

Applicants are invited to submit their applications at the HKBU e-Recruitment System (jobs.hkbu.edu.hk). All applicants should send in their teaching evaluation results of last three years and samples of publications, preferably three best ones out of their most recent publications. Applicants should also request two referees to send in confidential letters of reference, with PR number quoted on the letters, to the Personnel Office (Email: recruit@hkbu.edu.hk) direct. Applicants not invited for interview 4 months after the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful. All application materials including publication samples, scholarly/creative works will not be returned after the completion of the recruitment exercise unless upon request. Details of the University's Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at http://pers.hkbu.edu.hk/pics.

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the posts advertised, and the appointment will be made according to the terms and conditions then applicable at the time of offer.

Closing date: 31 August 2018  

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