Assistant Professor (or higher) of Finance (Full-time, tenure track)
Subject to budget approval, the Institute of Finance at the Center for Economics, Finance and Management Studies (CEFMS) at Hunan University (China) seeks to hire multiple full-time, tenure track faculty members at assistant professor or higher level, to begin in the spring or fall semester of 2018. Applicants with research interests in any finance field are invited to apply. Duties will include teaching graduate courses in finance areas, advising graduate students in their thesis work, engaging in research leading to publications in the SSCI journals of the field, and taking part in services and professional development activities. Minimum qualifications: Ph.D. in finance or closely related fields. Applicants must earn a PhD degree before reporting to work. Compensation is competitive and includes research support and a housing subsidy. All courses are taught in English. We will conduct interviews at the 2018 AFA meeting in Philadelphia.
About the CEFMS:
The Center for Economics, Finance and Management Studies (CEFMS) at Hunan University was established in 2013 as a “special international platform” to attract talents from around the world to conduct frontier research, and to provide students with rigorous graduate training. The CEFMS is a college equivalent entity. It independently admits Master’s and Doctoral students and offers positions for post-doctoral fellows. The curriculum is similar to graduate programs in Research I universities in the United States. The CEFMS at Hunan University successfully hosted the Asian Finance Association 2015 annual meeting in Changsha, China. The faculty of the CEFMS consists of special-term faculty and full-time faculty. All special-term professors are senior faculty members in major universities in the US. They participate in not only teaching and research but also administration and junior-faculty mentoring. More information about the CEFMS is available at http://cefms.hnu.edu.cn/
About Hunan University: Hunan University is one of the top tier universities in China. It is located at the foot of the picturesque Yuelu Mountain in the historically and culturally renowned city of Changsha, capital of Hunan Province.
About City of Changsha: Changsha is the capital city of Hunan Province. Known as "Land of Rice and Fish," Changsha's outstanding natural endowment such as green mountains, clean air and water has offered her residents pleasant living environment. The history of the city dates back to the Western Zhou Dynasty (1046-771 BC) and Han Dynasty (206 BC-AD 220). As the center of Huxiang Culture, Changsha has been named China's "excellent tourist city." Changsha has relatively inexpensive real estate price compared to other major cities in China. The city is located on the high-speed train line from Beijing to Shenzhen and its newly constructed Huanghua international airport offers easy connections with major international destinations.
Applicants should send 1) cover letter, 2) detailed curriculum vitae (CV), 3) three letters of recommendation 4) sample research papers, if any, 5) teaching evaluations if available, 6) photocopy or official copy of transcripts to Ms. Liu Huan at the following email address:
For enquiries, please contact Ms. Liu Huan at email email@example.com or at the phone number (86) 0731-8868 4822. We will conduct interviews at the 2018 AFA meeting in Philadelphia. Selection process will continue until the positions are filled.
Application Deadline: December 15, 2017
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