JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2020 - January 31, 2021

The University of Hong Kong

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HKU Business School (Faculty of Business and Economics)
Tenure-Track Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Finance (several posts)

JOE ID Number: 2020-02_111465813
Date Posted: 10/23/2020
Date Inactive: 12/01/2020
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Tenure-Track Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Finance (several posts)
Section: International:Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: HONG KONG
JEL Classifications:
F3 -- International Finance
F4 -- Macroeconomic Aspects of International Trade and Finance
G1 -- Asset Markets and Pricing
G2 -- Financial Institutions and Services
G4 -- Behavioral Finance
Full Professors
Associate Professors
Assistant Professors
Hong Kong
Full Text of JOE Listing:

Applications are invited for appointment as Tenure-Track Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Finance (several posts) in the Faculty of Business and Economics (Ref.: 500544), to commence on July 1, 2021 or as soon as possible thereafter, on a three-year fixed-term basis with the possibility of renewal. The successful candidates with more experience and qualifications may be considered for direct tenure subject to approval.

The finance group consists of 27 research-active faculty members and runs a high-quality weekly seminar series. Faculty members in the finance group published 39 papers in JF, JFE, and RFS since 2013 (top 30 in the world and No. 1 in Asia in UT Dallas Business School Ranking based on these three journals). Teaching, research and professional activities are conducted in English. Information about the Faculty can be obtained at

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 undergraduate and/or graduate degree programmes; and are expected to commit to high-quality scholarly research, teaching and services. Applicants for appointment as Professor should also have a proven record of high-quality scholarship and teaching, and should be able to conduct an ongoing active research agenda and provide leadership and services within the Faculty and the University. Enquiries about the posts (not application materials) should be directed to Professor Dragon Tang, Chairman of the Recruitment Committee (e-mail:

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income. The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totaling up to 15% of basic salary. Housing benefits will be provided as applicable.

The University only accepts online application for the above posts. Applicants should apply online at the University’s careers site ( and upload an up-to-date C.V., job market paper, and other supporting documents. Three confidential reference letters should be sent to Chairman of the Recruitment Committee (e-mail: directly by the referees. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until November 30, 2020, or until the posts are filled, whichever is earlier.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 11/30/2020