Associate Professor(s) / Assistant Professor(s)

The Chinese University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong (HK)
Nov 07, 2019
Dec 07, 2019

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Applications are invited for:-

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

(Ref. 1900021E) (Closing date: November 29, 2019)

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 4,500 students, as well as executive education. It has one of the most extensive alumni network in the region, with over 36,000 alumni around the world. It comprises two Schools and four Departments:   

•    Schools
-    Accountancy
-    Hotel & Tourism Management
•    Departments
-    Finance
-    Decision Sciences & Managerial Economics
-    Management
-    Marketing

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 was ranked 19th globally (no. 1 in Asia) in the University of Texas (UT) Dallas World Business School Research Ranking based on the number of articles published in the top three finance journals (Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics, and Review of Financial Studies) in 2018-19.
The Department of Finance was also ranked 31st globally (no. 3 in Asia) in the Arizona State University (ASU) World Finance Department Research Ranking, and tied with three other prestigious universities, including Boston College, University of Texas at Austin, and Washington University in St. Louis. This ranking is based on the number of articles published in the three leading finance journals in 2018.
For more detailed information about the Department and the faculty research, please visit our websites at and respectively.

The Department of Finance at the CUHK Business School is now inviting applications for the post(s) of 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.

Appointment(s) will normally be made on contract basis for up to three years initially commencing August 2020, which, subject to demonstration of the requisite level of performance, may lead to longer-term appointment or substantiation later.

Interview: The Department of Finance will interview shortlisted candidates at the AFA Conference in January 2020.

Reception at the AFA : The Department of Finance is hosting a reception at 6:00p.m. on January 3, 2020 (Friday) at Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego at the AFA Annual Meeting.  All are welcome to join.

CUHK Department of Finance Reception
Friday, January 3, 2020  6:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Room Harbor A, Manchester Grand Hyatt San Diego
Hosted by: The Chinese University of Hong Kong

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 completed on or before November 29, 2019 to be considered.  

The University only accepts and considers applications submitted online for the post(s) above. For more information and to apply online, please visit


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