Recruitment Advertisement for FinTech Programme 6/30/2017

Job Description:
Professional Consultant

Department of Systems Engineering and Engineering Management
Closing Date: Until the posts are filled

The Department of Systems Engineering and Engineering Management at The Chinese University of Hong Kong seeks to appoint high calibre candidates to be involved in the teaching and academic support of its B.Eng. Programme in Financial Technology. The programme aims to nurture leadership and entrepreneurship among the next generation of local talent in support of Hong Kong’s endeavor to grow into an international FinTech hub. The programme has high requirements of practical experiences and hence close connections with industrial partners. The programme wishes to hire experienced professionals to serve as Professional Consultants for teaching the practical FinTech courses, such as, Financial Innovation & Structured Products, Introduction to Financial Infrastructures and Internet Finance; serve as students’ career advisors; guide students to understand and analysis current affairs and financial industry development; build connections of industry practitioners; develop industrial mentorship programme for students; line up industrial type projects, internships, arranging guest lectures, etc.

Applicants should (i) possess a graduate-level degree from a recognized university; (ii) have a minimum of six years’
post-qualification relevant professional work experience; (iii) have a good connection with the professional community and will be able to contribute towards incorporation of industry-related course contents, and relevant experiential learning opportunities for students in the related area. Applicants of higher qualifications may be considered for a courtesy title of Professor of Practice / Associate Professor of Practice in Financial Technology.

Appointment will be made on contract basis for up to three years, initially commencing August 2017, which, subject to performance and mutual agreement. The exact start date will be negotiated with the successful applicants.

Applicants please upload the full resume with a cover letter, copies of academic credentials, publication list with abstracts of selected published papers, a research plan, a teaching statement, together with names and e-mail addresses of three to five referees to whom the applicant’s consent has been given for their providing reference (unless otherwise specified) to the CUHK Personnel Online Application System at – Professoriate, Teaching & Research Academic Posts for the Job Number of 170001BI.

For general enquiry and further information about the Department of Systems Engineering and Engineering Management, please contact the Department Chairman at

Department of Systems Engineering and Engineering Management, CUHK