City University of Hong Kong
Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor

Worldwide Search for Talent

City University of Hong Kong is a dynamic, fast-growing university that is pursuing excellence in research and professional education. As a publicly-funded institution, the University is committed to nurturing and developing students' talent and creating applicable knowledge to support social and economic advancement. Currently, the University has six Colleges/Schools. Within the next two years, the University aims to recruit 100 more scholars from all over the world in various disciplines, including science, engineering, business, social sciences, humanities, law, creative media, energy, environment, and other strategic growth areas. Applications and nominations are invited for: Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in the Department of Economics and Finance [Ref. B/920/49].

JOB DESCRIPTION: Conduct quality research, teach courses at undergraduate and graduate levels, supervise MPhil/PhD students.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: The Department seeks strong candidates in all areas of economics or finance. Candidates are required to possess a PhD in Economics/Finance, with strong research potential and evidence of quality teaching.

SALARY AND CONDITIONS OF SERVICE: Remuneration package will be driven by market competitiveness and individual performance. Excellent fringe benefits include gratuity, leave, medical and dental schemes, and relocation assistance (where applicable). Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract.

FURTHER INFORMATION: Information on the posts and the University is available at or from:

The Human Resources Office
City University of Hong Kong
Tat Chee Avenue
Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong
Fax: (852) 2788 1154
Tel: (852) 3442 0311

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Please send the nomination or application with a current curriculum vitae and copies of sample research papers to: Head, Department of Economics and Finance, City University of Hong Kong or e-mail to:

Applications and nominations received by 3 December 2012 will receive full consideration. Shortlisted candidates for the post of Assistant Professor will be requested to arrange for at least 3 reference reports sent directly by the referees to the Department, specifying the position applied for. Please quote the reference of the post in the application and on the envelope. The University reserves the right not to fill the positions. Personal data provided by applicants will be used strictly in accordance with the University's personal data policy, a copy of which will be provided upon request.

The University also offers a number of visiting positions through its "CityU International Transition Team" for current graduate students and for early-stage and established scholars, as described at

City University of Hong Kong is an equal opportunity employer and we are committed to the principle of diversity. We encourage applications from all qualified candidates, especially those who will enhance the diversity of our staff.

City University of Hong Kong was ranked the 95th among the world's top universities and the 12th in Asia according to the Quacquarelli Symonds 2012 surveys. See:

Posted 10/2/12