There is a position for a PhD student in the area of financial econometrics/asymptotic statistics to start at the Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) in Fall 2024. People with a strong background in mathematics/probability/statistics is sought after, background in finance is not required.

While the PhD admission is centralized at the school/department level, individual faculty will have a say in the selection process. The following link is a good starting point for understanding the HKUST PhD admission process: