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Chair Professor/Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor (PR041/17-18)

Title: Chair Professor/Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor (PR041/17-18)

  • Employer: Hong Kong Baptist University (Department of Economics)
  • Location: Hong Kong
  • Position Type: Other Academic
  • Deadline: Nov 25, 2017

  • Job Description:

    Hong Kong Baptist University


    Department of Economics

    The Department of Economics of Hong Kong Baptist University offers the following programmes: Bachelor of Business Administration (Applied Economics Concentration), Bachelor of Social Science in China Studies (Economics Concentration) and Master of Science in Applied Economics. Information about the School of Business can be obtained at

    Chair Professor/Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor (PR041/17-18)

    The Department invites applications for the above positions. Applications in all economic fields will be considered. Preference will be given to applicants with expertise in one or more of the following areas: macroeconomics, applied econometrics (including analysis of big data), economics of internet markets and studies of the information economy.

    Applicants should have a relevant PhD degree. Candidates for senior positions should also have a strong track record of research and teaching accomplishments. Fresh PhD graduates are expected to submit their applications before the closing date. Applications from other candidates will be processed throughout the year until the positions are filled.

    The appointment is on a substantiable track and initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract of up to three years starting from a mutually agreed date in 2018. Re-appointment thereafter is subject to mutual agreement and availability of funding.

    Remuneration package includes retirement/gratuity benefits, annual leave, medical and dental scheme, housing assistance and relocation allowance wherever appropriate.

    Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

    Application Procedure:

    Applicants are invited to write in response to the requirements and provide an updated curriculum vitae and/or fill in the application form which is obtainable (a) by downloading from; or (b) by fax at 3411-7799; or (c) in person from the Personnel Office, Hong Kong Baptist University, AAB903, Level 9, Academic and Administration Building, 15 Baptist University Road, Kowloon Tong, Kowloon. The completed application form should be sent to the same address or by e-mail to Please quote PR number on all correspondence. All applicants should send in their most recent teaching evaluation results and if appropriate, request two referees to send in confidential letter of reference to the Personnel Office direct. Applicants are also requested to send in samples of publications, preferably three best ones out of their most recent publications. Applicants not invited for interview 4 months after the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful. All application materials including publication samples, scholarly/creative works will not be returned after the completion of the recruitment exercise unless upon request. Details of the University's Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at

    The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the post advertised, and the appointment will be made according to the terms and conditions then applicable at the time of offer.

    Closing date: 25 November 2017