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Research Assistant Professor, Department of Finance

Lingnan University is one of the eight publicly funded institutions in the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region (HKSAR) with the longest established tradition among the local institutions of higher education. Lingnan University is a global leader in providing quality education focusing on whole-person development and conducting high-impact research for a better world. Moving forward, Lingnan University aspires to become a leading research-intensive liberal arts institution in the digital era.


Lingnan University s Faculties of Arts, Business, Social Sciences, School of Data Science, School of Graduate Studies, and School of Interdisciplinary Studies run undergraduate, taught postgraduate and research postgraduate programmes. Its liberal arts education model blends the arts, science, and elements around human and humanities. Lingnan University strives to enhance innovation and technology research to drive a positive impact in the society and the world. Building upon Lingnan University s existing strength in combining the best of the Chinese and Western liberal arts traditions, the University will leverage its geographical strength in the Northern Metropolis and pioneer the liberal arts education model in the Greater Bay Area (GBA) and beyond. Further information about Lingnan University is available at https://www.ln.edu.hk/.


Applications are now invited for the following posts:


Research Assistant Professor

Department of Finance

(Post Ref.: 24/188
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General Requirements


All areas of finance research are welcome. Candidates should have a PhD degree in Finance or related discipline and extensive relevant experience in recognized institutions, a sound track record in research, scholarly activities, publications in top-tier insurance journals and competitive grants. Although the primary role of the post is to conduct scholarly research and obtain external grants, the appointee is also required to teach undergraduate/postgraduate courses and contribute to services.


Lingnan University is fully committed to the pursuit of excellence in both teaching and research. The appointee should demonstrate commitment to teaching and research excellence. Candidates are required to provide information on their research records, research interests and evidence of quality teaching. Excellent communication and presentation skills are essential. The appointee is expected to have a strong commitment to teaching excellence and to engage actively in research and contribute to the scholarly activities of the department.


Appointment


The conditions of appointment will be competitive. The 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 a fixed-term contract of up to three years.


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 posts are filled. Qualified candidates are advised to submit their applications early for consideration.


The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the posts advertised, or to fill the posts by invitation or by search. We regret that only shortlisted candidates will be notified.


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