Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor/Assistant Professor (Teaching)/Lecturer in Accounting (Ref. AC2024/021/01)

March 16, 2024

Job Description

The School of Management and Economics (SME) at The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen (CUHK-Shenzhen) is seeking application for multiple tenure-track faculty positions at all levels and Lecturer and Assistant Professor (Teaching) on non-tenure track starting in Fall of 2024. The successful candidates for tenure-track position should be excellent in producing high profile scholarly research and delivering creative and effective teaching at undergraduate and postgraduate programs. The non-tenure-tracked Lecturer and Assistant Professor (Teaching) are not subject to research evaluation but is required to deliver high quality teaching at all levels. The hired candidates are expected to do research and teaching in accounting areas.

CUHK-Shenzhen is established in accordance with the Regulations of the People’s Republic of China on Chinese-foreign Cooperation in Running Schools upon approval of the Ministry of Education. It inherits the educational philosophy and academic systems of The Chinese University of Hong Kong. It is intended to evolve into a world class research university with strong Chinese cultural influence. It is committed to nurturing high end talent with global perspective, Chinese tradition and social responsibility.

CUHK-Shenzhen is featured with an international learning environment, a bilingual teaching pedagogy, a collegiate system, general education courses, multidisciplinary programmes and a student-centered educational philosophy.

SME of CUHK-Shenzhen was established in 2014, with a mission to advance our understanding of economics and management and to develop innovative, forward-thinking, globally-minded and principled leaders who strive for the betterment of business and society.

Consistent with our mission, the SME attaches great importance to both research and teaching and is one of the few AACSB accredited business schools in China. Our curriculum is internationalized and taught in English – unique among Chinese universities.

JOB QUALIFICATION: Positions require a Ph.D. degree (granted upon assuming the reporting duty) in Accounting or a related field. Candidates for tenure-track positions must exhibit the potential to publish in top-tier academic journals. Both tenure-track and non-tenure-track positions require a commitment to delivering high-quality teaching. Candidates may apply for the positions of Lecturer, Assistant Professor (Teaching), Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, or Full Professor. Applicants for the Associate Professor or higher positions are expected to demonstrate a strong research record and leadership abilities in the field.

JOB DESCRIPTION: Selected candidates for tenure-track positions develop their own research with support provided by the university. They are subject to tenure evaluation over a six-year period. The teaching format consists of either a single 3-hour session or two 1.5-hour sessions. These sessions are typically delivered during weekday daytime hours. However, some undergraduate or graduate courses may be delivered in the evenings or on weekends.

SALARY AND TERMS OF SERVICE: Salary will be competitive, commensurate with experience and academic accomplishments. Appointments will be made under the establishment of CUHK-Shenzhen and statutory benefits will be provided according to the prevailing labor laws applicable to the PRC. The appointee will be based in Shenzhen, PRC.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE: CUHK-Shenzhen will conduct interviews with shortlisted candidates from December onwards. The applicants should submit a package including:

1) Curriculum vitae;

2) Sample research paper;

3) Three reference letters;

4) Teaching-related information such as teaching evaluations.


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The Chinese University of Hong Kong, Shenzhen is an equal opportunity and affirmative action employer. All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to age, color, disability, gender, gender expression, gender identity, genetic information, national origin, race, religion, sex, or sexual orientation.

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