Post-doctoral Fellow in Finance, Technology, Regulation and Sustainable Development in the Department of Law

Job Description & Qualification

THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Applications are invited for appointment as Post-doctoral Fellow in Finance, Technology, Regulation and Sustainable Development in the Department of Law (Ref.: 512405), to commence on July 4, 2022 or as soon as possible for one year, with the possibility of renewal for up to one additional year subject to satisfactory performance.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Law, Computer Science, Engineering, Business, Finance or any other areas related to finance, technology and regulation; knowledge and ideally experience of issues relating to FinTech, RegTech and digital finance; strong communication and organizational skills; sensitivity and commitment to cultural awareness; and the ability to work with a high degree of independence. They should also demonstrate proven ability to develop and pursue a coherent agenda of legal research and/or interdisciplinary scholarship; significant experience of presenting research at domestic and international conferences; and exceptional potential to develop a body of high-quality publications in scholarly journals.

The appointee will work as part of one of the world’s leading research teams working on finance, technology and regulation and work closely with a strongly interdisciplinary team drawn from across the University as well as teams working on collaborative research projects around the world. The appointee will be expected to develop and pursue a coherent agenda of legal research and/or interdisciplinary scholarship; research complex ideas, concepts or theories and apply appropriate methodologies; present research at domestic and international conferences; develop a body of high-quality publications in scholarly journals; and drive forward global impact. For enquiries of the post, please contact Professor Douglas Arner by email at douglas.arner@hku.hk.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income.

The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online at the University’s careers site (https://jobs.hku.hk) and upload a cover letter and an up-to-date C.V., a letter explaining how the applicant meets the above requirements, and the names of two referees who have had recent experience of the applicant’s work. Review of applications will commence as soon as possible and continue until May 15, 2022, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

The University is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to equality, ethics, inclusivity, diversity and transparency

Application Procedure

Application deadline: May 15, 2022

For Additional Questions

douglas.arner@hku.hk

Job ID

ID: J10754