Hong Kong Institute for Monetary Research
Established by the Hong Kong Monetary Authority (HKMA) in August 1999, the Hong Kong Institute for Monetary Research (HKIMR) conducts research in the fields of monetary policy, banking and finance that are of strategic importance to Hong Kong and the Asia region. The Institute's objectives are to i) promote research on longer-term and wider policy issues/options of relevance to the monetary and financial development of Hong Kong and the Asia region; ii) foster cooperation and cross-fertilisation of research efforts between academics, analysts and the HKMA research activities, and to establish links and exchanges with research institutes in Hong Kong, the Mainland and the regional economies. The HKIMR accepts applications for positions as Visiting Research Fellow and Doctoral Intern on an ongoing and highly competitive basis.
Visiting Fellowship and Doctoral Internship Programmes
JOB QUALIFICATIONS: For Visiting Research Fellowship, applicants typically hold a PhD in economics or finance, with specialization in international macroeconomics or monetary and financial economics and a track record of publications in refereed scholarly journals. Good knowledge of the Asian region and experience in applied research is an added advantage. For the record of past visiting fellows, please visit our website by the following link: http://www.hkimr.org/research_fellows.asp. For Doctoral Internship, applicants should be enrolled in a PhD program in economics, finance, or a related field. Preference will be given to candidates who are in the final stages of writing their PhD dissertation and who are conducting research on issues of importance for the Asian region. The lengths of the visits are typically one month for Visiting Research Fellows and three months for Doctoral Interns. The HKIMR offers an attractive remuneration package, including travel allowances and accommodation, and a daily stipend.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applicants are invited to submit proposals (3-5 pages) consistent with the Institute's overall objectives, CV, and a letter of recommendation (for Doctoral Internship only) to: email@example.com. The application deadline is the last day of each quarter. The next deadline will be on 31 Dec 2011. The Council of Advisers reviews proposals on a quarterly basis. Applicants should apply well in advance of their desired dates of visit. Please visit our website and read the submission guidelines for more information.
Visiting Fellowship: http://www.hkimr.org/visiting_research_fellow.asp
Doctoral Internship: http://www.hkimr.org/doctoral_internship.asp