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Fudan University seeking dean, executive dean, and associate deans of Fudan-Oceanwide International School of Finance

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Fudan University seeking dean, executive dean, and associate deans of Fudan-Oceanwide International School of Finance

The first institution of higher education set up by the Chinese, Fudan University has over its 110 year history since its establishment in 1905, grown into a top comprehensive research university in China with 11 disciplines in humanities, social sciences, science and engineering, medicine and art.

With the support from China Oceanwide Holdings Group, Fudan University has decided to set up Fudan-Oceanwide International School of Finance (FOISF), which will serve as a showcase for the establishment of innovative schools at Fudan. As part of a world-class institution, FOISF aims to become a top school and think tank of finance in the world that has the best faculty working educating the world's best minds with state-of-the-art academic and policy research.

Fudan University is seeking candidates from all over the world for administrative posts at FOISF, namely, the dean, the executive dean, and two associate deans in charge of education and research respectively. Candidates will need to be excellent academics with leadership skills and a global vision.

1. Job responsibilities will include

1.1 Dean

1.1.1 Full charge of the establishment of FOISF, and formulation of FOISF’s mission and strategy;

1.1.2 Formulation of FOISF’s working goals in terms of academic disciplines, education, faculty recruitment, and research;

1.1.3 Recruitment of core faculty to build an internationally competitive faculty team;

1.1.4 Promotion of FOISF's academic standing, global reach and international exchange.

1.2 Executive Dean

1.2.1 Full charge of FOISF’s operations relating to academic disciplines, education, faculty recruitment, research, and administration, with the aim of meeting FOISF’s goals;

1.2.2 Coordination in recruiting and managing core faculty to build an

internationally competitive faculty;

1.2.3 Promotion of FOISF's academic standing, global reach and international exchange.

1.3 Associate Dean in Charge of Education

The associate dean will focus on admissions, courses and programs. The responsibilities will include:

1.3.1 Design and implementation of the programs, admissions policy, and organization and management of the admission process;

1.3.2 Organization and management of the school’s teaching activities;

1.3.3 Charge of the guiding committee of teaching activities and the evaluation of the faculty’s teaching performance.

1.4 Associate Dean in Charge of Research

The associate dean will be in charge of research and growth of the academic disciplines at the school. The responsibilities will include:

1.4.1 Formulation and implementation of the school’s research plan and policy, and daily research administration such as the organization and management of research projects, and record-keeping of research achievements;

1.4.2 Formulation of faculty development plan, organization of faculty training and development programs, and evaluation of faculty’s research skills;

1.4.3 Formulation and implementation of the school’s plan for growing its academic disciplines;

1.4.4 International relations and publicity of the school.

2. To be specific, successful candidates will possess

2.1 Dean

2.1.1 Significant academic influence, a PhD degree, full professorship at a top university, excellent publications in top international journals;

2.1.2 Familiarity with domestic and foreign higher education, rich management experience, outstanding organization, coordination and communication skills. Candidates with leadership expereience at top international or domestic business schools will be preferred.

2.1.3 International educational background, global academic vision, plans on how to develop the particular academic field, deep and complehensive understanding of the status quo and future trends of domestic and international business schools;

2.1.4 Excellence in personal character, physical condition, professional integrity, sense of innovation, teamwork, law and regulation compliance, devotion to higher education and Fudan University’s cause to grow into a top international university;

2.1.5Willingness to work at least six months a year at Fudan on a full-time basis (Candidates willing to work 12 months full time will be preferred).

2.2 Executive Dean and Associate Deans

2.2.1 Excellent international academic background, and a PhD in related subjects;

2.2.2 Expertise in finance-related areas, outstanding publications in top international journals of finance oreconomics, full professorship at a famous domestic or foreign university (or tenured associate professorship at a famous foreign university);

2.2.3 Global education vision, excellent manangement, organization, coordination and communication skills, and teamwork;

2.2.4 Candidates with rich management experience at domestic or foreign academic and educational insitutions will be preferred;

2.2.5 Excellence in personal character, physical condition, professional integrity, law and regulation compliance, devotion to higher education and Fudan’s cause to grow into a top interntional university;

2.2.6 Commitment to full time work at Fudan university.

3. Term of employment and salary

One term will be four years and an individual can serve two successive terms at most upon satisfying evaluation of performance during the first term. Employment contract for professorship at Fudan University will be valid till the statutory retirement age.

The salary and benefits will be no less than those offered by a similar position around the world. The details will be discussed in person. All relevant preferential policies of the government and the university will be applied, and efficient administration staff will be in place.

4. Candidates are expected to submit the following application documents:

4.1 A CV with a detailed list of publications;

4.2 A list of three references.

5. Contact

Mr.Hao ZHU, Mrs. Jie WEN (Personnel Division)

Tel: +86 21 55664593 65654795

Fax: +86 21 65103059

Email: zhuhao@fudan.edu.cn wenjie@fudan.edu.cn

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