Finance and Finance/Financial Economics
The University of Waikato Joint Institute at Zhejiang University City College (NZUWI), based in China
The University of Waikato Joint Institute at Zhejiang University City College is designated as an Institute authorised to deliver NZ (University of Waikato) and Chinese (Ministry of Education) accredited degrees. Currently the Institute offers undergraduate degrees in Finance, Interface Design and Media Design. All teaching is conducted in English. After three years of operation, the Institute has an enrolment of 680 students and the total enrolment is expected to approach 1,000 students later this year.
Applications are invited for two positions primarily in Finance and Finance/Financial Economics including financial econometrics. These positions are based in China and contribute to research informed teaching in the Bachelor of Business Major in Finance degree.
The Waikato Management School is a Triple Crown Accredited (AACSB, EQUIS and AMBA) business school. The School is respected nationally and internationally for its engagement with students and the business community, the high quality of teaching and commitment to research excellence. The School is committed to leading through innovation engaging in responsible management, being inclusive and culturally aware, and work-integrated learning.
Successful candidates will hold a PhD in Finance or Economics, be able to demonstrate experience in teaching to large and small groups of students for whom English is not their first language and have established a publication record. An understanding of China and its culture would be an advantage.
Candidates for the position of Lecturer are expected to demonstrate a developing research profile with at least two or more publications. Candidates for the position of Senior Lecturer are expected to demonstrate an internationally recognised research profile with at least five or more publications (including some in journals that are highly ranked, as evidenced by rankings such as ABDC at the A or A* level) as well as supervision experience and the ability to attract research funding.
Current salary range for Lecturers will be in the range of CNY342,000 to CNY405,000 per year, and for Senior Lecturer will be in the range of CNY421,000 to CNY548,000 dependent on qualifications, skills and experience.
A competitive benefits package is also on offer for the appointee (and partner and dependent children, where relevant) which includes either on campus accommodation or a contribution towards accommodation, a contribution towards relocation and international school tuition fees, payment for work visa and medical insurance costs and one return economy airfare per annum to return to home country. For full details of these benefits please refer to the position description.
One appointment will start in August 2020 to include induction before teaching at the Joint Institute starts in September 2020. The other will commence at an agreed time in the second half of 2020. The appointments will be foreign experts, with employment compliant with the regulations of the provincial government. These regulations stipulate who is eligible for legal employment as a foreign expert with regard to obtaining work permits and visas.
This position will remain open until filled. Vacancy number: 400097
For more information and to apply, visit www.jobs.waikato.ac.nz