Assistant/Associate/Full Professor/Lecturer in Finance
Along with NYU Shanghai and Duke University Kunshan, Wenzhou-Kean University (WKU) is one of only three full legal-person Sino-American universities with all English instruction approved by the Ministry of Education in China. We invite applicants for full-time positions of tenure-track Assistant/Associate/Full Professor or non-tenure-track Lecturer in finance to begin in Spring or Fall 2023.
Applicants should possess an earned doctorate in finance from an AACSB or EQUIS accredited program or anticipate completion by July 2023. For tenure-track positions, applicants with Ph.D. degrees from Carnegie Mellon R1 institutions are preferred. Applicants with terminal economics degrees from top universities and proven research records in finance are also encouraged to apply. The candidates for tenure-track positions must demonstrate a high-quality research record or clear potential to publish in international journals in finance and relevant fields. Applicants for Associate Professor are expected to demonstrate a strong track record in research, outstanding teaching accomplishments, and leadership in the finance field. For non-tenure-track Lecturer position, industry experience and professional certifications such as CFA are preferred. Both tenure-track and non-tenure-track applicants are expected to teach finance courses at the undergraduate and MBA levels, as well as participate in the full range of faculty responsibilities.
High research candidates with UTD24 publications may be considered for a special research track with 2-0 teaching load, generous research funding, up to RMB 1.2 million (about USD $180K) in annual salary, and additional allowance besides standard benefit package, e.g. extra RMB 1.0 million in housing subsidy.
To receive full consideration by the search committee, candidates need to submit a (1) cover letter, (2) CV, (3) course evaluations, (4) unofficial transcripts, (5) contact information for three references, and (6) research statement (tenure-track candidates only) by email to: Search Committee Chairperson at email@example.com. Official transcripts for terminal degrees and three current letters of recommendation are required before appointment.
WKU sits on over 500 beautiful acres with new state-of-the-art facilities (http://www.wku.edu.cn/en/cbpm/). A city of 9 million people, Wenzhou is only one hour by plane and just over three hours by high-speed train from Shanghai and Hong Kong.
Business faculty positions at WKU offer:
- Internationally competitive salaries comparable to a few top-paying universities in China.
- Generous home leave, housing, schooling, and relocation allowances, as well as 8% front-load retirement benefits with immediate vesting.
- Substantial research funding, including a startup grant up to RMB 80,000.
- The opportunity to teach high-quality students with more than half of them admitted to the graduate schools at Top 50 Universities in the world.
Wenzhou-Kean University is an Equal Opportunity Employer.