Associate Professor / Assistant Professor, Department of Finance

Updated: about 1 month ago
Job Type: FullTime
Deadline: 03 Jul 2024

4 Jun 2024
Job Information

Research Field

Researcher Profile

Recognised Researcher (R2)
First Stage Researcher (R1)

Hong Kong
Application Deadline

3 Jul 2024 - 00:00 (UTC)
Type of Contract

Job Status

Is the job funded through the EU Research Framework Programme?

Not funded by an EU programme
Is the Job related to staff position within a Research Infrastructure?


Offer Description

Lingnan University, a distinctive liberal arts institution in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region, is committed to the provision of quality whole-person education by combining the best of Chinese and Western liberal arts traditions. It strives to pursue excellence in teaching, learning, scholarship and community engagement. With three academic Faculties and the School of Interdisciplinary Studies, it offers a wide range of undergraduate degree programmes in the areas of Arts, Business and Social Sciences, and the broad curriculum covers an array of general education, interdisciplinary and science courses. The School of Graduate Studies offers research and taught postgraduate programmes up to doctoral level in various disciplines, and provides professional education for the wider society. Lingnan’s liberal arts education is characterised by a broad-based interdisciplinary curriculum with specialised disciplinary studies; close student-staff relationship; a vibrant residential campus; ample global learning opportunities; active community engagement and multifarious workplace experience. Applications are now invited for the following post:

Associate Professor / Assistant Professor
Department of Finance
(Post Ref.: 23/332)

In line with the University’s strategy, the Department of Finance and Insurance is committed to producing undergraduates with a broad-based liberal arts education to cope with the challenge of the Finance profession. The department has a record of high quality teaching. All appointees are expected to contribute to teaching excellence.

General Requirements

Candidates should have a relevant PhD degree in Finance and relevant discipline, with outstanding research and teaching potentials.

Lingnan University has a strong commitment to teaching and research excellence. The appointee is expected to contribute to the Department, the Faculty of Business, and the University by securing external competitive research grants, publishing papers in top academic journals, teaching relevant courses at undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and engaging in some service activities. In addition, excellent communication and presentation skills are highly desirable. A candidate holds distinct advantages if he or she has an impressive publication record, professional qualifications (e.g., CFA), administrative and teaching experiences, and/or close relationships with financial institutions in Hong Kong and with the major professional bodies.


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 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, may lead to longer-term appointment with possibility of consideration for substantiation.

Application Procedure (online application only)

Please click "Apply Now" to submit your application. Applicants shall provide names and contact information of at least three referees to whom applicants’ consent has been given for their providing references. Personal data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only.

We are an equal opportunities employer. Review of applications will continue until the post is filled. Qualified candidates are advised 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. We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.

Additional Information
Work Location(s)
Number of offers available
Hong Kong
Tuen Mun

Where to apply


Tuen Mun


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