University of Hong Kong
Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Economics (several posts) (Ref.: 201200776)

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 about 100 sub-divisions of studies and learning. There are over 23,400 undergraduate and postgraduate students coming from 50 countries, and more than 1,800 members of academic and academic-related staff, many of whom are internationally renowned.

JOB DESCRIPTION: Applications are invited for appointment as Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Economics in the School of Economics and Finance of the Faculty of Business and Economics, tenable from July 1, 2013 or as soon as possible thereafter, on a three-year fixed-term, with the possibility of renewal. Strong candidates in all major fields in economics will be considered.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants should possess or be close to completing a Ph.D. degree with outstanding research promises. The appointees should be able to teach doctoral, master and undergraduate degree programmes, and are expected to commit to high-quality scholarly research and services. Candidates for a Professorship should have a proven record of high-quality scholarship and teaching, and be able to conduct an ongoing active research agenda and provide leadership and services within the Faculty of Business and Economics and the University.

FURTHER INFORMATION: Information about the Faculty and the School of Economics and Finance can be obtained at: and respectively. For further enquiries about the post, please contact the School of Economics and Finance by e-mail at:

A highly competitive salary that commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered. The appointments 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/dental benefits. Housing benefits will also be provided as applicable.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Interviews will be held at the AEA (American Economics Association) Meetings in January 2013. Applicants should submit their C.V., job market paper, other papers and supporting documents, details of their referees and arrange to have 3 confidential reference reports sent by their referees directly to the Recruiting Chairman - by post:

School of Economics and Finance, 9/F
KK Leung Building
The University of Hong Kong
Pokfulam Road, Hong Kong

by fax: 2559 1697 or by e-mail:

Application forms (341/1111) can be obtained at: Further particulars can be obtained at: Review of applications will start from September 1, 2012 and continue until November 30, 2012. The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only shortlisted applicants will be notified of application result.

The University is an equal opportunity employer and is committed to a No-Smoking Policy.

Posted 10/21/12