Assistant Professor(s)

Chinese University of Hong Kong

Hong Kong

October 10, 2022


Assistant Professor(s) - (22000239)


Department/ Unit: Department of Finance Closing Date: October 10, 2022

The Department of Finance at CUHK Business School now invites applications for the position of Assistant Professor. The recruitment will be conducted in two recruiting cycles and this is an invitation for the first cycle. Shortlisted candidates in this cycle will be interviewed online in late October to November, around the Financial Management Association Annual Meeting, and if any offers are made, the deadline for a decision will be set before the end of the year. The advertisement for the second cycle will be released in late October, and shortlisted candidates in this cycle will be interviewed during or around the American Finance Association meetings. Those who apply in the first cycle will be automatically considered with candidates in the second cycle, and they may update their applications by the deadline set for the second cycle.

Applications from qualified scholars in all specialty areas of finance will be considered. Individuals with expertise in corporate finance, investments and asset pricing 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 initially be made on a contract basis for up to three years, commencing August 2023, 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:

o Schools • Accountancy • Hotel & Tourism Management

o 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. It is placed under the Business School, which has also received international acclaim in terms of rankings. The Department of Finance is ranked no. 27 globally and no. 2 in Asia-Pacific in the Arizona State University (ASU) World Finance Department Research Ranking, based on publications in the top four Finance journals in 2017-2021.

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

Application Procedures

Applicants should complete the on-line application form at https: // and upload a full resume, a job-market paper, and other publications or working papers. Three letters of recommendation should be sent directly by the referees to the Department of Finance by e-mail ( The full application must be completed on or before October 10, 2022.


: Professoriate, Teaching and Research Academic Posts


: Department of Finance

Unposting Date

: Oct 10, 2022