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August 1, 2015 - January 31, 2016

The University of Hong Kong

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Tenure-Track Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Finance

JOE ID Number: 2015-02_111454231
Date Posted: 10/14/2015
Date Inactive: 01/31/2016
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Tenure-Track Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Finance
Section: International:Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: HONG KONG
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Founded in 1911, the University of Hong Kong is committed to the highest international standards of excellence in teaching and research, and has been at the international forefront of academic scholarship for many years. The University has a comprehensive range of study programmes and research disciplines spread across 10 faculties and over 140 academic departments and institutes/centres. There are over 27,700 undergraduate and postgraduate students who are recruited globally, and more than 2,000 members of academic and academic-related staff coming from multi-cultural backgrounds, many of whom are internationally renowned.

Tenure-Track Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Finance (several posts) in the School of Economics and Finance (Ref.: 201501171)

Applications are invited for appointments as Tenure-Track Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Finance, jointly offered by the School of Economics and Finance and the School of Business, to commence on July 1, 2016 or as soon as possible thereafter, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal. Exceptionally outstanding candidates at the Professor level may be considered for appointments on tenure terms.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree in finance or related areas. All fields of finance will be considered. The appointees should be able to teach in the doctoral, master's, and undergraduate degree programmes; and are expected to commit to high-quality scholarly research, teaching and services. Candidates for a Professorship should also have a proven record of high-quality scholarship and teaching, and be able to conduct an ongoing active research agenda and provide leadership and services within the Faculty of Business and Economics and the University.

The finance group consists of 20 research-active faculty members and runs a high-quality weekly seminar series. HKU colleagues published (including forthcoming) 29 papers in JF, JFE, RFS, and JFQA since 2013. Teaching, research and professional activities are conducted in English.

Information about the Faculty of Business and Economics and the School of Economics and Finance can be obtained at and respectively. For further enquiries about the posts, please contact the School of Economics and Finance by e-mail at

A globally competitive remuneration package commensurate with the appointee's qualifications and experience will be offered. At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income. The appointments will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary, as well as annual leave, and medical benefits. Housing benefits will be provided as applicable.

Interviews will be held at the ASSA (Allied Social Science Associations) Meetings in January 2016. Applicants should submit their C.V., job market paper, other papers and supporting documents, and details of their referees via, and arrange to have 3 confidential recommendation letters sent by their referees directly to the Recruiting Chairman (Attn.: Dr. Dragon Tang) by e-mail at Please indicate clearly at which level they wish to be considered for. Further particulars can be obtained at Review of applications will start from October 15, 2015 and continue until November 29, 2015. The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result.

The University is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to a No-Smoking Policy

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 11/29/2015