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Faculty Positions in Finance, Xiamen University

Xiamen University, China
Xiamen, Fujian, China
Closing date
Nov 1, 2023

Job Details

Xiamen University, founded in 1921 by Mr. Tan Kah-Kee, a well-known Chinese expatriate, is located in the resort-like island of Xiamen in Southeast China. The economics and finance disciplines in Xiamen University were first established in 1921 and have a long tradition of excellence in teaching and research. Department of Finance at School of Economics, Xiamen University, has experienced a glorious history and become one of top finance programs in Mainland China. In 2005, the Wang Yanan Institute for Studies in Economics (WISE) was founded, as a recent effort by Xiamen University to build a first class modern economics and finance research institute and to facilitate international research and academic exchanges.


The finance faculty members in WISE and Department of Finance at the School of Economics have published articles in top journals, such as Journal of Financial Economics, Review of Financial Studies. Journal of Financial and Quantitative analysis, and Management Science, We have successfully hosted high quality conferences, such as the 2016 China International Conference in Finance (CICF), European Financial Management 2017 Symposium, 2016, 2018, 2020 and 2022 Greater China Area Finance Conferences, 2018 International Symposium on Financial Engineering and Risk Management, 2019 Asian Meeting of Econometric Society (AMES), China International Finance Society Youth Forum 2021: The Post-Pandemic International Financial Theories and will organize more international conferences. Having successfully recruited about 100 faculty members from abroad in the past years, WISE and Department of Finance at the School of Economics still have several faculty positions available in all areas of finance at all ranks.


Junior candidates are expected to have a Ph.D. degree by August 2024 and show evidence of promising research ability. Senior candidates must have a Ph.D. degree and a demonstrably strong research record. Competitive salary, research grant and housing subsidy are provided, with a regular teaching load of 2 courses per year. All faculty members, regardless of their citizenship, enjoy a housing subsidy for the first six years.  Detailed information on WISE is available at the website


All applications will be reviewed and we will organize initial online interview for selected candidates.


Interested applicants should send a cover letter with their curriculum vitae, samples of their research work, and three reference letters (including any teaching evaluations) before November 30, 2023, to the stated email below. Please be noticed that reference letters should be sent directly from referrers to


Applicants should also register and complete online application via


CONTACT INFORMATION: Recruiting Committee, c/o Ms Shuya WANG, Wang Yanan Institute for Studies in Economics (WISE) & School of Economics, Room N112, Economics Building, Xiamen University, Xiamen, 361005, Fujian, China or email



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