Lingnan University, Department of Finance and Insurance
Professor/Associate Professor (Post Ref.:12/241/FEN)

Lingnan University, a distinctive liberal arts institution in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, is committed to the provision of quality education distinguished by the best liberal arts traditions. Adopting a whole-person approach to education, it offers a wide range of honours bachelor's degrees and postgraduate programmes up to the doctoral level in the disciplines of arts, business and social sciences. Lingnan University is fully committed to the pursuit of excellence in both teaching and research. Applications are invited for the following position, which will be tenable from mid-August 2013 or by mutual agreement: Department of Finance and Insurance - Professor/Associate Professor (Post Ref.:12/241/FEN).

ABOUT THE DEPARTMENT: The Department of Finance and Insurance ( is one of the constituent departments that contributes to the undergraduate programme of Bachelor of Business Administration (Hons) degree. The Department is responsible for offering finance and insurance subjects to students.

JOB DESCRIPTION: The appointee should be able to contribute to the teaching, research and service activities of the Department. He/she should have a strong research agenda with recent publications in top-ranked journals. Teaching experience in fixed income, valuation, and cases is highly desirable. The appointee is also expected to provide supervision for MPhil and PhD students, and to mentor and collaborate with other faculty on research projects.

JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Candidates should have a PhD degree in the relevant discipline. For appointment as Professor, candidates should have substantial research and teaching experience with significant scholarly publications in leading journals and academic achievements. For appointment as Associate Professor, candidates should have at least five years of relevant experience and a sound track record in research and scholarly activities.

Candidates are required to provide information on their research records and evidence of quality teaching. Excellent communication and presentation skills are essential. Administrative experience will be a distinct advantage. The successful candidate is expected to have a strong commitment to teaching excellence and services to the Department and the University community, and to engage actively in quality research and publication.

APPOINTMENT: The conditions of appointment will be competitive. The rank and remuneration will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Fringe benefits include annual leave, medical and dental benefits, mandatory provident fund, gratuity, housing benefits and incoming passage and baggage allowance for the eligible appointee.

Appointment will normally be made on an initial contract of three years, which, subject to review and mutual agreement, is renewable for longer-term appointment or substantiation. For new appointee at the rank of Professor, appointment with substantiation will be considered on a case-by-case basis.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: Applicants are invited to forward their dossier together with a personal data sheet (Form R1) which is obtainable from the University's web site at:, to the Human Resources Office, Lingnan University, Tuen Mun, Hong Kong by post, by fax (852) 2891-5782 or by email: (as attachment in MS Word format). Applicants for Associate Professor are required to provide names and contact information of three referees (with applicants' prior consent for their providing reference). Please specify the post/level you are applying for and quote the reference number of the post in all correspondence. Further information on the University and its programmes and activities can be found on the University's web site: Enquiries can be directed to

Review of applications will commence by end of November 2012 and continue until the post is filled. Potential candidates are encouraged to submit their applications early for consideration.

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the post advertised, or to fill the post by invitation or by search.

Posted 11/6/12