JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2019 - January 31, 2020

City University of Hong Kong

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Department of Economics and Finance
Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor (Economics)

JOE ID Number: 2019-02_111463004
Date Posted: 08/30/2019
Date Inactive: 01/31/2020
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor (Economics)
Section: International:Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: HONG KONG
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Worldwide Search for Talent

City University of Hong Kong is a dynamic, fast-growing university that is pursuing excellence in research and professional education. As a publicly-funded institution, the University is committed to nurturing and developing students’ talents and creating applicable knowledge to support social and economic advancement. The University has nine Colleges/Schools. As part of its pursuit of excellence, the University aims to recruit outstanding scholars from all over the world in various disciplines, including business, creative media, data science, energy and environment, engineering, humanities and social sciences, law, science, veterinary medicine and life sciences.

Applications and nominations are invited for:

Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor (Economics)
Department of Economics and Finance [Ref. B/318/09]

Duties : Conduct quality research, teach courses at undergraduate and graduate levels, supervise MPhil/PhD students.

Requirements : The Department seeks strong candidates in all areas of economics, especially in the areas of industrial organization, microeconomics, macroeconomics, international economics, and behavioural economics. Candidates are required to possess a PhD in Economics or closely related fields, with strong research potential and evidence of quality teaching.

Salary and Conditions of Service
A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered. A cash allowance will be provided (where applicable). The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University’s contribution to the Mandatory Provident Fund Scheme (where applicable), and the total aggregate amount will be 15% of the basic salary. Excellent fringe benefits include leave, medical and dental schemes, and relocation assistance (where applicable). Income earned in Hong Kong is subject to a yearly salaries tax at progressive rates up to the current maximum flat rate of 15%. Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract.

Information and Application
Further information on the posts and the University is available at, or from the Department of Economics and Finance, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong (email :

To apply, please submit an online application at, and include a current curriculum vitae. Nominations can be sent directly to the Department (email: Applications and nominations received by 1 December 2019 will receive full consideration. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted; and those shortlisted for the post of Assistant Professor will be requested to arrange for at least 3 reference reports sent directly by the referees to the Department via e-mail:, specifying the position applied for. The University’s privacy policy is available on the homepage.

City University of Hong Kong is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to the principle of diversity. Personal data provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes.

Worldwide recognition ranking 52nd, and 4th among top 50 universities under age 50 (QS survey 2020); 1st in Engineering/Technology/Computer Sciences in Hong Kong (ARWU survey 2016); and 2nd Business School in Asia-Pacific region (UT Dallas survey 2017).

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 12/01/2019