The University of Hong Kong
Tenure-Track Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Economics

Founded in 1911, the University of Hong Kong is committed to the highest international standards of excellence in teaching and research, and has been at the international forefront of academic scholarship for many years. The University has a comprehensive range of study programmes and research disciplines spread across 10 faculties and over 140 academic departments and institutes/centres. There are 28,000 undergraduate and postgraduate students who are recruited globally, and more than 2,000 members of academic and academic-related staff coming from multi-cultural backgrounds, many of whom are internationally renowned.

Applications are invited for appointment as Tenure-Track Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Economics (several (several posts) (Ref.: 201701255) in the Faculty of Business and Economics, to commence on July 1, 2018 or as soon as possible thereafter, on a three-year fixed-term basis with the possibility of renewal.

Information about the Faculty of Business and Economics can be obtained at http://www.fbe.hku.hk/

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants should possess or be close to completing a Ph.D. degree with outstanding research promises. Strong candidates in the fields of macroeconomics and applied economics will be considered. The appointees should be able to teach doctoral, master’s and undergraduate degree programmes, and are expected to commit to high-quality scholarly research and services. Applicants for appointment as Professor should have a proven record of high-quality scholarship and teaching, be able to conduct an ongoing active research agenda, and provide leadership and services within the Faculty of Business and Economics and the University. Enquiries about the posts can be sent to the Faculty of Business and Economics at aea2017@fbe.hku.hk

FURTHER INFORMATION: A globally competitive remuneration package commensurate with the appointee’s qualifications and experience will be offered. At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income. The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary, as well as leave, and medical benefits. Housing benefits will be provided as applicable.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Interviews will be held at the AEA (American Economic Association) Meetings in January 2018. Applicants should submit their C.V., job market paper, other papers and supporting documents, and details of their referees via http://jobs.fbe.hku.hk/jobopenings_AEA_AFA, and arrange to have 3 confidential reference reports sent by their referees directly to the Recruiting Chairman by e-mail at aea2017@fbe.hku.hk. Please indicate clearly the post you wish to apply for in the application form that can be downloaded from http://jobs.fbe.hku.hk/jobopenings_AEA_AFA. Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk/. Review of applications will start on October 15, 2017 and continue until November 25, 2017.

The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result.

The University is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to equality, ethics, inclusivity, diversity and transparency; and is committed to a Non-smoking Policy.

Posted: 1 Oct 2017