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Last updated: September 28, 2022.


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    Positions: Open Rank Faculty Positions in Financial Technology Thrust, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (Guangzhou)

    Department: Financial Technology Thrust, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (Guangzhou)

    In the rapidly changing environment of the 21st century, there is an increasing need to forge bridges across disciplines to address emerging challenges and problems.  Through its commitment to academic excellence, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) has developed world-class strengths in many subjects over its short 30-year history.  With a strong track record of cultivating high end talents and nurturing future leaders for academia and industry, HKUST is well positioned to craft an innovative approach to cross-disciplinary education and research in its Guangzhou campus, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (Guangzhou) (HKUST(GZ)), and meet the needs of an ever-evolving world.

    About HKUST Guangzhou Campus [https://hkust-gz.edu.cn/]

    HKUST(GZ) offers a unique educational environment with four trans-disciplinary hubs and sixteen thrust areas.  HKUST(GZ) offers superb research facilities, attracting top international faculty and students to conduct curiosity-driven and goal-oriented research to address the world’s pressing scientific and technological challenges. English is the medium of instruction and administration at HKUST(GZ).

    HKUST(GZ) is situated in Nansha District, Guangzhou, which is right in the center of the Greater Bay Area, one of the most vibrant and dynamic regions in the world, neighboring Shenzhen, Hong Kong, and Macao.

    Job Posting Details

    The Financial Technology Thrust of Society Hub of The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (Guangzhou) invites applications for tenure-track/tenured positions at all ranks (Assistant Professor / Associate Professor / Professor) in all fields of FinTech. For more information about the Fintech Thrust, please visit https://hkust-gz.edu.cn/academics/four-hubs/society-hub/financial-technology.

    We seek talents in the cutting-edge research in FinTech. Applicants must have PhD degrees in FinTech or related fields, e.g., computational mathematics, computer science, economics, finance, financial engineering, information systems, machine learning, mathematical finance, operations research, optimization, probability, and statistics.

    Areas of interest include but are not limited to:

    Blockchain technologies, smart contracts, and digital currencies

    Robo-advising, quantitative investing, and risk management

    Machine learning, artificial intelligence, and big data analytics in finance

    Technological innovations for financial services

    Regulatory issues and challenges in FinTech

    Digital economy and financial inclusion

    Remuneration and Conditions of Service

    Salary is highly competitive. Fringe benefits include annual leave, medical and dental benefits. Housing benefits will also be provided where applicable. Appointment at Professor rank will be on substantive basis. Appointment at Associate Professor may be with or without substantiation. Initial appointment for Assistant Professor or Associate Professor (without substantiation) will normally be on a three-year contract, renewable subject to mutual agreement.

    Application Procedure

    Please submit the application via the HKUST/HKUST(GZ) Recruitment System (https://facrecruit.hkust.edu.hk/).  You should first sign up to create your personal account.  

    For more information, please visit the recruitment website (https://gz-faculty-recruitment.hkust.edu.hk/).

    Review of applications will continue until all positions are filled.

    For questions regarding the recruitment system or general inquiries, please reach us at facultyhire@ust.hk.  For Hub/Thrust specific questions, please address to Society Hub: gzrecruitSOC@ust.hk or Fintech Thrust: ftect@hkust-gz.edu.cn with subject title of “Faculty Application to FTEC”.

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    Assistant Professor of Operations Management

    The Jones Graduate School of Business at Rice University, in Houston, Texas, is excited to continue the expansion of its newly formed Operations Management group. We invite applications for a tenure track position in Operations Management at the rank of Assistant Professor, to begin July 1, 2023.

    We are seeking candidates whose research interests and expertise lie in any of the quantitative areas of Operations Management and/or Business Analytics. Successful candidates will have a strong research agenda and solid analytical and/or empirical skills. The selected candidate will aspire to the highest standards of scholarship, professional activity, and teach in the undergraduate, MBA and PhD levels.

    The growing Operations Management group provides an exciting work environment within a top-tier business school. Located on a beautiful campus near downtown Houston, the fourth largest city in the nation (see https://www.visithoustontexas.com/ for more info), Rice University is consistently ranked in the top 20 research universities (U.S. News and World Report).

    JOB QUALIFICATIONS:

    Applicants must have completed all the requirements for a Ph.D. in OM or a related field by July 1st of the year employment commences.  Candidates must have demonstrated strong potential to achieve excellence in scholarly research, top journal publications, and excellence of teaching in the field of OM and/or Business Analytics. 

    APPLICATION PROCEDURE:

    We will continue to accept applications until the position is filled. However, we strongly encourage interested applicants to apply by October 2 at: https://apply.interfolio.com/114563.  Applications must include (1) a cover letter, (2) a curriculum vitae, (3) graduate school transcripts, (4) job market paper, (5) a research statement, (6) any recent teaching evaluations (if available), and (7) three references who will be asked to provide letters of recommendation.  We will request letters of recommendation at a later stage of the recruiting process. In the cover letter and research statement applicants should include their experience with or plans for building diverse and inclusive research group and fostering equitable and inclusive classrooms. Interested applicants can contact Professor Yiangos Papanastasiou for additional information via email: yiangos@rice.edu

    Rice University is an Equal Opportunity Employer with commitment to diversity at all levels, and considers for employment qualified applicants without regard to race, color, religion, age, sex, sexual orientation, gender identity, national or ethnic origin, genetic information, disability or protected veteran status.




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