Assistant Professor

Job Description & Qualification

The Chinese University of Hong Kong

Applications are invited for:-

Department of Finance
Assistant Professor
(Ref: 2100021A) (Closing date: November 30, 2021)

The Department of Finance under CUHK Business School is inviting applications for the position of Assistant Professor.

Applications from qualified scholars in all specialty areas of finance will be considered. Individuals with expertise in Banking, Fintech, Green Finance, and Risk Management are especially encouraged to apply.

Applicants should have a relevant doctoral degree (or one that is close to completion). They should also demonstrate a specialty in mainstream finance or in a related field mentioned above. The appointee will be required to teach postgraduate and undergraduate finance courses and will be expected to publish in top-tier finance journals.

Appointments will normally be made on a contract basis for up to three years initially commencing August 2022, which, subject to demonstration of the requisite level of performance may lead to a longer-term appointment or substantiation later.

About CUHK Business School

The 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 world recognition of nurturing business leaders with immense contributions in Asia Pacific.

The Business School has been offering a comprehensive range of undergraduate and postgraduate programmes (MBA, MSc, EMBA, MPhil, PhD) with over 4,600 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
• Accountancy
• Hotel & Tourism Management

- Departments
• Decision Sciences & Managerial Economics
• Finance
• Management
• Marketing

About the Department of Finance

The Department of Finance has developed a strong reputation in teaching and research, and is widely recognized as one of Asia’s leading finance research centers. The Department of Finance is placed under the Business School, which has also received international acclaim in terms of rankings. The Department of Finance is ranked no. 28 globally and no. 2 in Asia in the Arizona State University (ASU) World Finance Department Research Ranking, based on publications in the top four Finance journals in 2016-2020.

For more detailed information about the Department and the faculty research, please visit our websites at and respectively.

Interviews and seminar presentations will be conducted online during December 2021 and January-February 2022, respectively.

Application Procedure
Applicants should complete the on-line application form at and upload a full resume, a job-market paper, and other publications or working papers. Applicants should also provide names and e-mail addresses of at least three referees for providing reference.

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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Job ID

ID: J9401