Chinese University of Hong Kong, Department of Finance
Associate Professor(s)/Assistant Professor(s)

Applications are invited for Associate Professor(s)/Assistant Professor(s) (Ref. 1213/056(314)/2) (Closing date: December 1, 2012)

The Department of Finance in the CUHK Business School has developed a strong reputation in teaching and research, and is widely recognized as one of Asia's leading finance research centres. The School has also received international acclaim in terms of rankings. The Department fares extremely well in the widely cited global rankings, including a ranking of 18 in the Arizona State University (ASU) World Finance Department Research Ranking (which is based on the number of articles published in the three leading finance journals in 2011: Journal of Finance, Journal of Financial Economics and Review of Financial Studies). The Department is also ranked no.22 in the University of Texas (UT) Dallas World Business School Research Ranking based on contributions in the top three finance journals in 2011 till now. In both rankings, the Department achieved the top ranking in Hong Kong and in Asia. Detailed information about the Department and its faculty research is available at http://www.baf.cuhk.edu.hk/fin and http://www.baf.cuhk.edu.hk/program/mphil-phd_finance/page/top_publication.html respectively. The Department now invites applications for Associate Professorship(s)/Assistant Professorship(s).

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Qualified scholars in all specialty areas of finance will be considered. Individuals with expertise in investments and asset pricing, fixed income securities, derivatives, international finance, insurance/actuarial science and banking are especially welcome. Applicants should (i) be promising or established scholars with a doctoral degree (or close to completion); and (ii) specialize in mainstream finance or in a related field mentioned above.

JOB DESCRIPTION: The appointee(s) will 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 2013, which, subject to performance and mutual agreement, may lead to longer-term appointment or substantiation later. [Note: Those who have responded to the recent advertisement for these posts (under the same Ref. no.) are under consideration and need not re-apply in this instance. (CUHK Business School is also known as The Faculty of Business Administration.)

SALARY AND FRINGE BENEFITS: Salary will be highly competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University offers a comprehensive fringe benefit package, including medical care, a contract-end gratuity for appointments of two years or longer, and housing benefits for eligible appointees. Further information about the University and the general terms of service for appointments is available at http://www.per.cuhk.edu.hk. The terms mentioned herein are for reference only and are subject to revision by the University.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Please send full resume, copies of academic credentials, a publication list and/or abstracts of selected published papers, and three letters of recommendation to the Department of Finance, Room 1201, Cheng Yu Tung Building, The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong [e-mail: fin@cuhk.edu.hk; fax: (852) 2603 6586] by the closing date. The Personal Information Collection Statement will be provided upon request. Please quote the reference number and mark 'Application - Confidential' on cover.



Posted 11/18/12