Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Communication Studies

Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong
Mar 21, 2020
Apr 02, 2020
Full Time


Department of Communication Studies

The University has launched the Talent100 scheme since 2017/18 and this recruitment is part of this drive. The Department consists of three areas in Advertising and Branding, Organizational Communication, and Public Relations, and offers an interdisciplinary, collaborative academic environment. The Department invites applications for two full-time, tenure-track faculty positions in Organizational Communication and Public Relations starting September 2019 or January 2020.

The successful candidates must have a PhD degree in communication or a relevant field, and should be able to teach public relations courses and/or communication studies courses (e.g., interpersonal communication, group communication, organizational communication, intercultural communication, information technology and social impact, and empirical research methods). We are seeking scholars who have a solid track record of research publications in reputable communication and/or other social science journals. The appointees are expected to maintain an active research agenda, produce quality research outputs, and acquire competitive external funding. We pursue the best qualified scholars and are interested in those with a diverse cultural background.

Rank and salary will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.

Application Procedure:

Applicants are invited to submit their applications at the HKBU e-Recruitment System ( Applicants are requested to send in samples of publications, preferably the three best ones out of their most recent publications, and latest teaching evaluation results. Applicants should also request three referees to send in confidential letters of reference, with PR number (stated above) quoted on the letters, to the Personnel Office (Email: direct. Applicants not invited for interview 4 months after the closing date may consider their applications unsuccessful. All application materials including publication samples, scholarly/creative works will be disposed of after completion of the recruitment exercise unless upon request. Details of the University’s Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at

The University reserves the right not to make an appointment for the posts advertised, and the appointment will be made according to the terms and conditions applicable at the time of offer.