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Open Rank Faculty Position at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

  • 1.  Open Rank Faculty Position at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

    Posted 06-05-2023 09:43

    The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) is a government-funded tertiary institution in Hong Kong. It offers programmes at various levels including Doctorate, Master's and Bachelor's degrees. It has a full-time academic staff strength of around 1,300.  The total annual consolidated expenditure budget of the University is in excess of HK$7.6 billion.


    Post Specification

    Professor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor in Human Resource Management and Organisational Behavior

    The Department of Management and Marketing (MM) is one of the constituent departments of the Faculty of Business. The University of Texas at Dallas ranks our faculty's research 52nd in the world and 7th in Asia (as of April 2023). MM currently has around 60 full-time academic staff who are dedicated to providing cutting-edge knowledge and practical skills for our students in three key areas of business - Management, Marketing, and Management Information Systems. We offer a full range of programmes leading to the awards of Doctor of Philosophy, Master of Science, and Bachelor of Business Administration. Our doctoral program has successfully placed our PhD students in elite institutions in Asia and Australia, including Hong Kong University of Science & Technology, City University of Hong Kong, Renmin University, and Deakin University.

    The Management discipline invites applications for one open-ranked faculty position in the OBHR area, with preference in the HRM domain. The faculty members in the Management discipline of MM regularly publish their research in top-tier journals such as the Academy of Management Journal, Journal of Applied Psychology, Strategic Management Journal, Organization Science, Organization Behavior and Human Decision Processes and other premier outlets. Our research support includes a reduced teaching load in the first three years, generous start-up grant, and considerate administrative services. The department has a collegial environment, and currently the OBHR team includes Wu Liu, Michael Bond, Krishna Savani, Yi (Amy) Ou, Jia (Katrina) Lin, Feng Bai, Jun (Melody) Zhang, Ren Li, Seunghoo Chung, Mannok Wong, Zhishuang (Olivia) Guan, and Rujiao (Helene) Cao. 

    Please visit the website at https://mm.polyu.edu.hk/ for more information about MM. The appointee will be required to (a) engage in top-level scholarly research in their areas of expertise; (b) supervise research students; (c) secure external competitive research grants; (d) teach at the undergraduate and/or postgraduate levels; and (e) perform any other duties as assigned by the Head of Unit or his delegates.

    Applicants should have an earned doctoral degree at the time of appointment or be close to receiving it. Preference will be given to those with a focused research orientation and the potential or demonstrated ability to publish in high quality scholarly journals.

    Conditions of Service

    The compensation package, teaching loads, and research support are highly competitive.  Initial appointment for Assistant Professor will be on a fixed-term gratuity-bearing contract.  Re-engagement thereafter is subject to mutual agreement.  An appropriate term will be provided for appointment at Associate Professor / Professor levels.  For general information on terms and conditions for appointment of academic staff in the University, please visit the website at https://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/docdrive/careers/doc/Prof.pdf.  


    Please submit an application through PolyU's career website (https://jobs.polyu.edu.hk/academic).  Consideration of applications will commence now until the position is filled.  The University's Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at https://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/careers/pics_for_recruitment/. We will also conduct interviews at the 2023 Academy of Management Annual Meeting (Boston, USA). 

    For further information about the post, applicants are invited to contact Professor Wu Liu, Head of Department of Management and Marketing, by email at wu.liu@polyu.edu.hk.

    PolyU is an equal opportunity employer committed to diversity and inclusivity.  All qualified applicants will receive consideration for employment without regard to gender, ethnicity, nationality, family status or physical or mental disabilities.

    Katrina Lin
    Assistant Professor
    The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
    Hong Kong