Professor(s)/ Associate Professor(s)/ Assistant Professor(s)

The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong (HK)
Nov 01, 2018
Dec 01, 2018

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Applications are invited for:-

Department of Finance
Professor(s)/ Associate Professor(s)/ Assistant Professor(s)

(Ref: 180001UW)(Closing date: November 28, 2018)

The Department of Finance at the CUHK Business School is now inviting applications for the position of Professor(s)/ Associate Professor(s)/ Assistant Professor(s). Applications from qualified scholars in all specialty areas of finance will be considered. Individuals with expertise in corporate finance, investments and asset pricing, and insurance/actuarial science are especially encouraged to apply.

Applicants should have a relevant doctoral degree (or one that is close to completion). They should also demonstrate a specialty in mainstream finance or in a related field mentioned above. The appointee(s) will be required to teach postgraduate and undergraduate finance courses and will be expected to publish in top-tier finance journals.

Appointments will normally be made on contract basis for up to three years initially commencing August 2019, which, subject to demonstration of the requisite level of performance, may lead to longer-term appointment or substantiation later.

About the Department of Finance
The Department of Finance has developed a strong reputation in teaching and research, and is widely recognized as one of Asia’s leading finance research centres. It is placed under the Business School, which has also received international acclaim in terms of rankings. The Department is ranked extremely well in the widely cited global rankings. CUHK was ranked 26th in the University of Texas (UT) Dallas World Business School Research Ranking in 2018. These rankings are based on the number of articles published in the three leading finance journals from in 2018: Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics and Review of Financial Studies.

For more detailed information about the Department and the faculty research, please visit our websites at and respectively.

About CUHK Business School
The CUHK Business School is a world-leading business school and a pioneer in business education in Hong Kong. Since its establishment in Hong Kong in 1963, the CUHK Business School has gained world recognition of nurturing business leaders with immense contributions in Asia Pacific.

The Business School has been offering a comprehensive range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes (MBA, MSc, EMBA, MPhil, PhD) with over 4,600 students, as well as executive education. It has one of the most extensive alumni network in the region, with over 34,000 alumni around the world. It comprises two Schools and four Departments:
• Schools
- Accountancy
- Hotel & Tourism Management
• Departments
- Finance
- Decision Sciences & Managerial Economics
- Management
- Marketing

Application Procedure
Applicants should complete the on-line application form at and upload a full resume, a job-market paper, and other publications or working papers. Three letters of recommendation should be sent directly by the referees to the Department of Finance by either e-mail ( or fax (852) 2603-6586. The full application must be submitted on or before November 28, 2018 for consideration.

The Department of Finance will interview shortlisted candidates at the AFA Conference in January 2019.

Reception at the AFA Annual Meeting
The Department of Finance is hosting a reception at 6:00p.m. on January 4, 2019 (Friday) at Hilton Atlanta at the AFA Annual Meeting. All are welcome to join.