Applications are invited for appointment as Research Assistant Professor under the RAP Scheme established by the HKU-SCF FinTech Academy, which aims to cultivate interdisciplinary research in FinTech. Three Research Assistant Professors will be recruited and hosted under the Department of Computer Science, Faculty of Business and Economics, or Faculty of Law.
Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree in the field of Computer Science, Finance or Law, and have demonstrated promise of a high level of ability in research in the field of FinTech (including but not limited to Blockchain, Cyber Security, RegTech, InsurTech, WealthTech, Financial Intelligence, AI and Data Analytics).
A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income. The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary. The University only accepts online application for the above post. Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V. and a research plan. Review of applications will start in April 2021 and continue until June 30, 2021, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.