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The Institute of Fin. of CEFMS' Notice for Recruitment

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Job Advertisement for Inst. of Finance

Job Title:

Assistant Professor of Finance (Full-time, tenure track)

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Employer Name:

Inst. of Finance, CEFMS, Hunan University

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Working Hours

Low teaching load


Changsha City, Hunan Province, China

Full Job Description**

Position Summary:

Subject to budget approval, the Institute of Finance at the Center for

Economics, Finance and Management Studies (CEFMS) at Hunan

University (China) seeks to hire multiple fulltime, tenure track faculty

members at assistant professor level, to begin in the fall semester of

2015. Applicants with research interests in any finance field are invited

to apply. Duties will include teaching graduate courses in finance areas

such as corporate risk management, management of financial institutions,

investments, corporate finance, derivatives securities, fixed income

securities, and etc., advising graduate students in their thesis work,

engaging in research leading to publications in the SSCI journals of the

field, and taking part in services and professional development activities.

Minimum qualifications: Ph.D. in finance or closely related fields.

Candidates near completion of the doctorate will be considered.

Compensation is competitive and includes research support and a

housing subsidy. All courses are taught in English. We will conduct

interviews at the 2015 AFA meeting in Boston.

About the CEFMS: The CEFMS was founded in 2013 by Hunan

University as an international platform for research and education in

economics, finance, and management disciplines. The goal of the center

is to reach 40 to 50 full-time faculty, 10 to 20 special-term, part-time

faculty, 30 to 80 PhD students, and 200 to 300 master level students.

The master of finance program has started since fall 2013. The

university has given full support to the growth of the center, including

newly renovated offices and designated classrooms.

Selected by the board of Asian Finance Association, CEFMS at Hunan

University will host the Asian Finance Association 2015 annual meeting

in Changsha, China. Distinguished scholars including a Nobel Laureate

will deliver keynote speeches at the meeting. About two to three hundred

scholars and practitioners from around the world will meet and share

their research output at the annual meeting in Changsha next summer.

About Hunan University: Hunan University is located at the foot of the

picturesque Yuelu Mountain and on the west bank of Xiangjiang River

in the historically and culturally renowned City of Changsha, capital of

Hunan Province. The University enjoys the title of an "Ancient

Millenarian Academy, Famous Centennial University". As one of the

key and most comprehensive universities under direct administration of

the Ministry of Education, it has been included in the highly selective

national "Project 211" and "Project 985" for priority investment and


Hunan University is close to many unique natural scenery and places of

cultural and historical interest such as Yuelu Mountain, Xiangjiang

River, the Yuelu Academy, Aiwan Pavilion, and etc.

About City of Changsha: Changsha is the capital city of Hunan

Province. Known as "Land of Rice and Fish," Changsha's outstanding

natural endowment such as green mountains, clean air and water has

offered her residents pleasant living environment.

The history of the city dates back to the Western Zhou Dynasty (1046-

771 BC) and Han Dynasty (206 BC-AD 220). As the center of Huxiang

Culture, Changsha has been named China's "excellent tourist city."

Changsha has relatively inexpensive real estate price compared to other

major cities in China. The city is located on the high-speed train line

from Beijing to Shenzhen and its newly constructed Huanghua

international airport offers easy connections with major international


More information about the CEFMS is available at

For further questions about the position, please contact Prof. Huang at

Application Instruction:

Applicants should send 1) cover letter, 2) detailed curriculum vitae, 3)

three letters of recommendation (sent directly by the person who will

write the letter), 4) sample research papers, 5) teaching evaluations if

available, to the following email address:


Application Deadline

December 15, 2014

Interview Date

2015 AFA meeting in Boston

Contact Name

Luo Huijun

Contact Email

Contact Phone

86-731-88684822 (Miss Luo, administrative office)