THE HONG KONG POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY

Associate Professor / Assistant Professor in Marketing

Location
Hong Kong (HK)
Posted
Wednesday, 12 February 2020
End of advertisement period
Thursday, 31 December 2020
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

THE HONG KONG POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY
 
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 1,400.  The total annual consolidated expenditure budget of the University is in excess of HK$7.4 billion.  

DEPARTMENT OF MANAGEMENT AND MARKETING

Associate Professor / Assistant Professor in Marketing (Ref. 20020705)

The Department of Management and Marketing (MM) is one of the constituent departments of the Faculty of Business.  MM is dedicated to providing cutting-edge knowledge and practical skills for our students in three key areas of business — Management, Marketing, and Management Information Systems.  MM offers a full range of programmes leading to the awards of Doctor of Philosophy, Master of Science, and Bachelor of Business Administration.  MM currently has around 50 full-time academic staff who are actively involved in research, consultancy, and management development work with businesses in Hong Kong, the Chinese mainland, and internationally.  MM is committed to excellence in teaching, research and service to the community. 

The Marketing discipline of the Department invites applications for faculty positions at the ranks of Associate Professor and Assistant Professor.  Marketing faculty members in MM regularly publish their research in top-tier refereed marketing journals such as the Journal of Consumer Research, Journal of Marketing Research, Journal of Marketing, and Marketing Science.  Research-focused applicants who are interested in joining our vibrant and growing research team are strongly encouraged to apply for the posts. 

Please visit the website at https://mm.polyu.edu.hk/ for more information about MM.  Applicants are invited to contact Professor Yuwei Jiang, Professor of Marketing by email at yuwei.jiang@polyu.edu.hk for further information about the posts. 

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 Department 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 research interest in Quantitative Marketing, a strong research orientation and the potential to publish in high quality scholarly journals.  Strong candidates in other areas of marketing will also be considered.  Applicants may be considered for the rank at Associate Professor depending on experience and qualifications. 

Remuneration and Conditions of Service

A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered.  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 level.  For general information on terms and conditions for appointment of academic staff in the University, please visit the website at http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/TC.htm.  Applicants should state their current and expected salary in the application. 

Application 

Please send a completed application form together with a curriculum vitae and reference letters to Human Resources Office, 13/F, Li Ka Shing Tower, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong via email to scmarketing.mm@polyu.edu.hk.  Application forms can be downloaded from http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/job/en/guide_forms/forms.php. Consideration of applications will commence in March 2020 until the position is filled.  The University’s Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/job/en/guide_forms/pics.php

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.     

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