Applications are invited for appointment as Tenure-Track Professor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor (several posts) in Economics in the Faculty of Business and Economics (Ref.: 523482), to commence on July 1, 2024 or as soon as possible thereafter. The appointment will be made on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal and consideration for tenure before the expiry of a second three-year fixed-term contract. Exceptionally outstanding candidates at Professor/Associate Professor level may be considered for appointment on tenure terms.
JOB QUALIFICATIONS: Applicants should possess or be close to completing a Ph.D. degree with outstanding research promise. All fields of Economics will be considered. The appointees should be able to teach undergraduate and/or graduate degree programmes, and are expected to commit to high-quality scholarly research and services. Applicants for appointment as Professor should have a proven record of high-quality scholarship and teaching, and should be able to conduct an ongoing active research agenda, attract competitive grants, and provide leadership and services within both the Faculty and the University. Information about the Faculty can be obtained at https://www.hkubs.hku.hk/. Enquiries about the posts (not application materials) should be directed to Professor Xiaodong Zhu, the Chairman of the Recruitment Committee (e-mail: firstname.lastname@example.org).
A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income. The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totaling up to 15% of basic salary. Housing benefits will be provided as applicable.
APPLICATION PROCEDURE: The University only accepts online application for the above posts. Applicants should apply online at the University’s careers site (https://jobs.hku.hk) and upload an up-to-date C.V., job market paper, and other supporting documents. At least three referees will be invited to send their confidential reference letters to the Faculty directly. Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until December 10, 2023, or until the posts are filled, whichever is earlier.
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