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Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor (Finance)

City University of Hong Kong
Hong Kong (HK)
Closing date
Dec 8, 2023

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Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor (Finance) in the Department of Economics and Finance [Ref. B/716/03]

City University of Hong Kong (CityU) is one of the world’s leading universities, known for innovation, creativity and research.  We are now seeking exceptional scholars to join us as Assistant Professors/Associate Professors/Professors/Chair Professors (on substantiation-track) in all academic fields with special focuses on One Health, Digital Society, Smart City, Matter, Brain, and related interdisciplinary areas.  Research fields of particular interest include, but not limited to:

- biomedical science and engineering
- veterinary science
- computer science and data science
- neuroscience and neural engineering
- bio-statistics and AI-healthcare
- smart/semi-conductor manufacturing
- AI/robotics/autonomous systems
- aerospace and microelectronics engineering
- energy generation and storage
- digital business and innovation management
- fintech and business analytics
- computational social sciences
- digital humanities
- digital and new media
- law and technology
- private law
- healthy, smart and sustainable cities

Successful candidates should have a demonstrated ability to build a world-class research programme related to CityU’s strategic research areas, plus a commitment to education and student mentorship.  Candidates must possess a doctorate in their respective field by the time of appointment.

Applications and nominations are invited for the above posts:


Conduct quality research, teach courses at undergraduate and graduate levels, and supervise MPhil/PhD students.


The Department seeks strong candidates in all areas of finance.  Candidates are required to possess a PhD in Finance or closely related fields, with strong research potential and evidence of quality teaching.

Salary and Conditions of Service

Remuneration package will be driven by market competitiveness and individual performance. Excellent fringe benefits include gratuity, leave, medical and dental schemes, and relocation assistance (where applicable). Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract.

Information and Application

Further information on the posts and the University is available at or from the Department of Economics and Finance, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong (email:

To apply, please submit an online application and include a current curriculum vitae.  Nominations can be sent directly to the Department (email:  Applications and nominations received by 30 November 2023 will receive full consideration.  Interview can be arranged with departmental representative during the 2023 FMA Annual Meeting in Chicago and The AFA 2024 Annual Meeting if the applications and nominations are received by 10 September 2023 and 30 November 2023 respectively.  Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted, and those shortlisted for the post of Assistant Professor will be requested to arrange for at least 2 reference reports sent directly by the referees to the Department, specifying the position applied for.  The University's privacy policy is available on the homepage.

City University of Hong Kong is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to the principle of diversity. Personal data provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes.

Worldwide recognition ranking #70 (QS 2024), and #4 among top 50 universities under age 50 (QS 2021); #4 in the World’s Most International Universities (THE 2023); #1 in Automation & Control/Electrical & Electronic Engineering/Materials Science & Engineering/Metallurgical Engineering/Nanoscience & Nanotechnology and #3 in Telecommunication Engineering in Hong Kong (GRAS 2022); and #42 Business School in the World and #5 in Asia (UT Dallas 2018 to 2022)


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