Assistant Professor (or higher) of Finance (Full-time, tenure track)

Changsha City, Hunan Province, China
Nov 07, 2018
Dec 07, 2018

Position Summary:

Subject to budget approval, the Center for Economics, Finance and Management Studies (CEFMS) at Hunan University seeks to hire multiple full-time faculties in finance, starting from Fall 2019. Our focus is at the assistant professor level, but the rank is open.

We look for full-time faculty with research interest in any finance field. Compensation is highly competitive (includes a research fund and a one-time housing subsidy). All courses are taught in English. Duties include a low teaching load of graduate courses in finance areas and research leading to high-quality publications in refereed international SSCI journals. Preference will be given to those with a record/demonstrated potential of high-quality publications. Applicants must have a PhD degree in finance or closely related fields at appointment. We will review/process applications on a rolling basis and conduct interviews at the 2019 AFA meeting in Atlanta. Offers will be made until those positions are filled.

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

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.

Application Instruction:

The application deadline is December 10, 2018. For full consideration, please go to AEA JOE’s website ( and upload application materials including an updated CV, cover letter, sample research papers, and three letters of recommendation. Please contact Ms. Liu Huan ( for questions.