Joining AIIFL

Post-Doctoral Fellow in Finance, Technology and Regulation

Applications close: 31 July 2021, HKT

The post will be based in AIIFL and will work closely with the HKU-Standard Chartered Foundation FinTech Academy. Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Law, Computer Science, Engineering, Business, Finance or any other areas related to finance, technology and regulation; knowledge and ideally experience of issues relating to FinTech, RegTech and digital finance; strong communication and organizational skills; sensitivity and commitment to cultural awareness; and the ability to work with a high degree of independence. They should also demonstrate proven ability to develop and pursue a coherent agenda of legal research and/or interdisciplinary scholarship; significant experience of presenting research at domestic and international conferences; and exceptional potential to develop a body of high-quality publications in scholarly journals.


Research Assistant Professor in FinTech / RegTech

Applications close: 30 June 2021, HKT

The HKU-Standard Chartered Foundation FinTech Academy, with the aim to cultivate interdisciplinary research in FinTech, has established a Research Assistant Professor Scheme. The post will be based in AIIFL and will work closely with the HKU-Standard Chartered Foundation FinTech Academy. Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree in the field of Law, and have demonstrated promise of a high level ofability in research in the field of FinTech (including but not limited to Blockchain, Cyber Security, RegTech, InsurTech, WealthTech, Financial Intelligence, AI and Data Analytics).


Joining AIIFL as Student Fellows

AIIFL welcomes any HKU undergraduate and postgraduate students who meet the following criteria to apply as Undergraduate/Postgraduate Student Fellows:

  1. academic excellence and/or practice knowledge/experience,
  2. willing to contribute 30 hours per year of research work to AIIFL,
  3. AIIFL Student Fellows are required to arrange an AIIFL Student Seminar/Conference during their term of Fellowship. The choice of subject matter should be covered within the AIIFL research areas. Students may invite speakers from academic, governmental, commercial or voluntary institutions in Hong Kong or deliver the Seminar /Conference themselves if they wish to do so.

Benefits of being an AIIFL Undergraduate/Postgraduate Student Fellow

Being a Student Fellow connects you to AIIFL’s network of international experts and gives you opportunity to work with AIIFL Fellows on their research projects. It will be good for your CV. In addition, you will have the following benefits:

  1. be placed on AIIFL mailing list to receive news and event announcements;
  2. receive free attendance or discount for AIIFL seminars/conferences.

Duration of Fellowship

Once your application is approved, you will be conferred the Fellowship for one year and be considered for renewal annually thereafter until you write to us to terminate your fellowship or until the end of your undergraduate studies at HKU.​

Cost of being an AIIFL Student Fellow

Fellowship is FREE at the moment. We will endeavor to keep the annual renewal free as well if our funding and resources permit.

For application, please send your CV to Flora Leung at