JOE - November 2012

Lingnan University
Department of Economics
Associate Professor / Assistant Professor
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Associate Professor / Assistant Professor
Section: 3 -- International:Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Tuen Mun, other, Hong Kong
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Keywords: Associate Professor,Assistant Professor,Department of Economics,international economics,applied econometrics,financial economics,money,banking
Deadline Information: Applications will continue to be received until the position is filled, but review of applications will begin in November 2012.
Deadline Date: 02/2013

JOE ID Number: 201211_398117

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Full Text of JOE Listing:
Lingnan University, a distinctive liberal arts institution in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, is committed to the provision of quality education distinguished by the best liberal arts traditions. Adopting a whole-person approach to education, it offers a wide range of honours bachelor's degrees and postgraduate programmes up to the doctoral level in the disciplines of arts, business and social sciences. Lingnan University is fully committed to the pursuit of excellence in both teaching and research. Applications are invited for the following positions, which will be tenable from mid-August 2013 or by mutual agreement thereafter:

Department of Economics (Post Ref.: 12/242/JOE)
Associate Professor/Assistant Professor

The Department of Economics ( is a multi-cultural community of academics dedicated to excellence in teaching and research. Its undergraduate teaching takes place within the University's inter-disciplinary social sciences programme, where students can opt for different discipline compositions and orientations in their studies. The Department also offers MPhil and PhD degrees in economics, as well as a taught programme of MSc in International Banking and Finance.

The Department invites applications from candidates specializing in any field of economics. Expertise in international economics, applied econometrics, financial economics, or money and banking will be an advantage, as the Department has developed a thriving research environment in the areas.

General Requirements
Applicants should have a PhD degree in relevant discipline and a good record of publications with reputable journals. The successful candidates are expected to teach and to provide research supervision to undergraduates and postgraduates across a range of subject areas in economics. For appointment as an Associate Professor, applicants should have at least five years of relevant experience and a sound track record in research and scholarly activities. For appointment as an Assistant Professor, applicants should have relevant teaching experience and a good research record.

Applicants are required to provide information on their research records and evidence of quality teaching. Excellent communication and presentation skills are essential.

Conditions of Appointment
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, housing benefits and incoming passage and baggage allowance for the eligible appointees.

Appointments will normally be made on an initial contract of three years, which, subject to review and mutual agreement, are renewable for longer-term appointments or substantiation.

Additional Information
Further information on the University and its programmes and activities can be found on the University's web site: Enquiries can be directed to
Application Instructions:

Application Procedure
Applicants are invited to forward their dossier together with a personal data sheet (Form R1) which is obtainable from the University's web site at, to the Human Resources Office, Lingnan University, Tuen Mun, Hong Kong by post, by fax (852) 2891-5782 or by email: (as attachment in MS Word format). Applicants should supply at least three names and contact information of referees having the applicant's prior consent to provide reference. Applications will continue to be received until the position is filled, but review of applications will begin in November 2012. Please specify the post/level you are applying for and quote the reference number of the post in all correspondence. The University reserves the right not to fill the post or to fill the post by invitation or by search.

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FAX for Applications: (852) 2891-5782
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