Professors / Associate Professors / Assistant Professors

Job Description & Qualification

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Applications are invited for:-

School of Accountancy
Professors / Associate Professors / Assistant Professors

Join Our Dynamic Faculty at the School of Accountancy
The School of Accountancy at the CUHK Business School is now inviting applications for the positions of Professors / Associate Professors / Assistant Professors, commencing duty in July 2025. Applications from qualified scholars in all specialty areas of accounting (including financial accounting, managerial accounting, auditing, taxation, accounting information systems) or information technology related to business application will be considered.

Applicants should have a doctoral degree (or one that is close to completion) in accounting, finance, or economics. The appointee will be required to teach postgraduate and undergraduate accounting or accounting program-related courses and will be expected to publish in top-tier accounting/finance journals.

For assistant professor positions, appointments will normally be made on contract basis for up to three years initially, which subject to demonstration of the requisite level of performance and mutual agreement may lead to a longer-term appointment or substantiation (tenure) later.

Salary, teaching load and faculty support are comparable to top US business schools and based on qualifications. A research start-up fund will be provided to support the appointees’ research general expenses and research support staff.

Attractive Compensation and Benefits
We offer globally competitive salaries and compensation packages commensurate with qualifications, comparable to top US business schools. In addition, our faculty members enjoy the following benefits:
• Housing Benefits: Housing benefits will be provided where applicable, ensuring a seamless transition to Hong Kong.

• Contract End Gratuity: Assistant professor appointees will be entitled to receive a 15 percent contract end gratuity upon completion of the entire term of the contract, rewarding the dedication and long-term commitment.

• Medical Benefits and Relocation Allowances: We provide comprehensive health insurance coverage to the appointee and his/her spouse & dependent children (if applicable) and relocation allowances for eligible new appointee recruited from outside Hong Kong.
• Low Tax Rate: The effective income tax rate in Hong Kong is a maximum of 15 percent, allowing you to make the most of your earnings.

About the School of Accountancy
The School of Accountancy at CUHK Business School is a renowned institution that has consistently demonstrated research excellence and is ranked among the top schools worldwide in terms of research strength. The School offers four highly attractive and competitive programmes:

• BBA in Professional Accountancy (PACC) – Focusing on globally oriented accounting skills, this programme is ideal for aspiring professional accountants or specialists in an accounting-related area.

• Master of Accountancy (MAcc) – This programme provides students with the conceptual and practical accounting knowledge to generate valuable business insights.

• Executive Master of Professional Accountancy with SNAI (EMPAcc) – Jointly offered with Shanghai National Accounting Institute (SNAI), this programme focuses on the latest developments in accounting and finance.

• MPhil-PhD in Accountancy – This programme focuses on theoretical and applied accounting research with an interdisciplinary thrust including statistical decision theory and law.

For more detailed information about the School and the faculty’s research, please visit our website at

About CUHK Business School
CUHK Business School is a world-leading business school and a pioneer in business education in Hong Kong. Since its establishment in Hong Kong in 1963, the CUHK Business School has gained global recognition for nurturing business leaders with immense success and contributions.

The Business School has been offering a comprehensive range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes (DBA, MBA, MSc, EMBA, MPhil, PhD) with over 5,000 students, as well as executive education. It has one of the most extensive alumni networks in the region, with over 40,000 alumni around the world. It comprises two Schools and four Departments:

• Schools
o Accountancy
o Hotel & Tourism Management

• Departments
o Finance
o Decisions, Operations, and Technology
o Management
o Marketing

Application Procedure
Applicants should submit the application package online via the CUHK career site and upload a full resume, a job-market paper, and other publications or working papers. Additionally, we require three letters of recommendation, which should be sent directly by the referees to the School of Accountancy by e-mail at The School of Accountancy will interview shortlisted candidates on a timely basis. Join us at the School of Accountancy, CUHK Business School, and become part of a vibrant and intellectually stimulating academic community. Together, let's shape the future of accounting education and research.

The University only accepts and considers applications submitted online for the post above. For more information and to apply online, please visit

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