The School of Finance is being established as a part of Nankai University to meet the needs of the changing international markets. The school was set up as part of the redevelopment of Nankai University's discipline of Economics. A new campus is being constructed in Jinnan to the highest of international standards for academic institutions, and will provide a conducive environment for academic pursuit and achievement.
The School of Finance of Nankai University is dedicated to both the theory and application of finance, covering both macro and micro aspects. The school is mandated to lead the way in the formulation and adjustment of national macro and micro economic policy by exploring major Chinese concerns from holistic perspective. Other areas of focus will include financial econometrics and quantitative finance, and the analysis of big financial data will be supported by an interdisciplinary platform of the highest standards.
The School of Finance aims to become a leading school of global finance and a centre of global knowledge. The ideas of distinguished international faculty, research on the forefront of financial globalization, and international standards of education will converge in the campus of Jinnan. A core objective of the school is the creation of international quality research with profound impact. The promotion of research excellence, the fostering of global talents, and the commitment to innovation in teaching form the blueprints of this endeavour.
Nankai University's motto is "dedication to public interests, acquisition of all-round capability and aspiration for progress with each passing day" and it is committed to the idea of an open-door education. In keeping with this motto, the School of Finance will engage in active practice governance and management, and will recruit and retain talent from both domestic and foreign academic institutions, as well as from industry. Faculty will be hired under a special talent policy that is being piloted at the school as part of the Ministry of Education's reform of higher education. The School of Finance has engaged with the academic leaders with international influence. It condenses the consensus and passion of the alumni of the Nankai finance to support the development of financial discipline by utilizing all kinds of resources.
The School of Finance invites applications for tenured/tenured-track faculty positions at all levels in the fields of finance, insurance and risk management, financial engineering, actuarial science, theoretical and applied econometrics, and other interrelated subjects in economics, statistics, and management. We offer highly competitive salaries and benefits. The school welcomes applications from both Ph.D. candidates and junior and senior professors (or researchers), and certainly welcomes applicants with diversified backgrounds in all nationalities. Recruiting is conducted throughout the year.