Faculty Positions in Accounting and Finance(2021)


Applications are invited for positions at the ranks of Assistant Professor, Associate Professor, and Full Professor. All accounting and finance-related disciplines will be considered. Candidates should possess a Ph.D. in accounting, finance, or economics(research focused on accounting or finance), or be very close to completion. Selection will be based on potential for publications in reputable accounting, finance and economics journals.

Primary duties include: teaching at least two courses per year in English; doing research and publishing research papers in reputable international academic journals.


Refer to the highest compensation level provided by leading universities in China. The salary can arrive at RMB500,000-600,000 (pre-tax), or more for outstanding applicants, along with annual research funds, housing subsidy, and teaching allowance, etc.

About XMU & IFAS

Xiamen University (XMU), established in 1921 by renowned patriotic overseas Chinese leader Mr. Tan Kah Kee, is the first university founded by an overseas Chinese in the history of modern Chinese education. XMU has long been listed among Chinas leading universities on the national 211 Project, 985 Project and Double First-class initiative, which have been launched by the Chinese government to support selected universities in achieving world-class standing.

The Institute for Financial & Accounting Studies (IFAS) at XMU is the only 985 Project platform in accounting and finance  designated by Chinas Ministry of Education (MOE). The mission of the IFAS is to conduct original research and internationalized teaching. The financial & accounting studies are the supporting disciplines of business administration of The School of Management at XMU (SMXMU). SMXMU, with EQUIS, AMBA and EQUIS accreditation, is the most comprehensive and competitive Top 10 business schools in China. MOE ranks SMXMU’s accounting as #1, finance #3 and business administration as one of the 5 national key disciplines in business administration.

XMU has subscribed to major academic journals in finance, accounting and economics both domestic and overseas, making it possible to review the latest and historical documents of all internationally renowned journals. International databases (WRDS, Datastream, Worldscope, Compustat, Thompson One, etc.) and Chinese databases (CSMAR, RESSET, WIND, etc.) are also available for its faculty and students.


Interested applicants should send an email including the following application materials to wulj0519@xmu.edu.cn :

[1]Cover letter;

[2]Curriculum vitae, including education, research interests, publications, and teaching experience [courses taught and teaching evaluations];

[3]Proofs about professional qualifications in Word or PDF format;

[4]Three reference letters from academic/professional peers.

For Additional Questions

Ms. Pearl WU, Secretary to Recruiting Committee
Tel: 86-592-2187763, Fax: 86-592-2181787