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Faculty Positions (Public Management)
The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Date Posted Nov. 13, 2018
Title Faculty Positions (Public Management)
University The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Hong Kong, Hong Kong
Department Division of Public Policy
Application Deadline Open until filled
Position Start Date Available immediately
  • Assistant Professor
    Associate Professor
  • Environmental Policy
    Public Policy & Administration

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Job Title: Faculty Positions (Public Management)
Department: Division of Public Policy
Job ID: 4186

Job Posting Details

Founded in 1991, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) is a world renowned international research university in Asia’s most vibrant city. The University comprises over 600 faculty members whose research ranges from science to engineering, business, humanities and social science. It promotes interdisciplinary studies, dedicated to educating all-rounded students to acquire a strong entrepreneurial spirit and innovative thinking with a global outlook. HKUST has been ranked world’s number one in the Times Higher Education Young University Rankings in 2018, and among the top universities in Asia in QS Asian University Rankings. It has been ranked 12th worldwide in the Global Employability University Rankings 2017, and remained No. 1 in Greater China area for five consecutive years. English is the medium of teaching, research and administration.

Public Policy is one of the five new strategic areas identified by HKUST for its future development. The Division of Public Policy (PPOL), under the Interdisciplinary Programs Office (IPO), was established in 2017 to spearhead this effort through the development of interdisciplinary policy research and rigorous policy training programs. We would like to invite applicants for substantiation-track faculty positions at all ranks (Assistant Professor, Associate Professor or Professor) in the field of public management and leadership.

Successful candidates should have a relevant PhD degree and an outstanding track record of research and publication in public administration, management, public policy and other relevant fields. We especially welcome applicants in the following three research areas: (i) science and technology (innovation) policy; (ii) social and urban policy; and (iii) environmental, energy, and sustainability policy.

For more information about the University and the Division of Public Policy, please visit and respectively.

Salary is highly competitive and will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Fringe benefits include annual leave, medical and dental benefits. Housing benefits will also be provided where applicable. Appointment at Professor rank will be on substantive basis. Initial appointment at the Assistant Professor/Associate Professor rank will normally be made on a three-year contract, renewable subject to mutual agreement. A gratuity will be payable upon successful completion of contract for appointment on contract terms.

The University is committed to increasing the diversity of its faculty and has a range of family-friendly policies in place.

Application Procedure
Applications with (i) a full curriculum vitae; (ii) a statement of research and teaching; (iii) a teaching portfolio with student evaluations, if available; and (iv) names and email addresses of three referees, should be sent to the Search and Appointments Committee by email to Review of applications begins immediately and will continue until the positions are filled.

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