Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Social Entrepreneurship

Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
04 Jan 2019
End of advertisement period
28 Feb 2019
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

The University of Hong Kong 's highest priorities are to create opportunities for the very best academic talents to excel and to advance human knowledge to the benefit of society. We serve the needs of Hong Kong, the wider region and the rest of the world.

Work type: Full-time
Department: Faculty of Business and Economics (07030)
Categories: Professoriate Staff

Applications are invited for appointment as Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Social Entrepreneurship in the Faculty of Business and Economics (as tenure home) and the Faculty of Social Sciences, to commence as soon as possible, on a three-year fixed-term basis with the possibility of renewal and consideration for tenure during the second fixed-term contract.

Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree in the field of economics or business.  A beginning record of teaching and research in Social Entrepreneurship, Social Innovation, and Social Policy will be an advantage. The appointee will be responsible for teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and is expected to be active in researching the multifaceted relationship between society entrepreneurship and social welfare and translating the findings into social entrepreneurship practice and social policy intervention to improve the well-being of disadvantaged populations. He/She will contribute to research and teaching on social entrepreneurship and social innovation in both Faculties. Enquiries about the post can be sent to Professor Zhigang Tao at Information on the Faculty of Business and Economics can be obtained at

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.  At the current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of the gross income.  The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of the basic salary.  Housing benefits will be provided as applicable.

The University only accepts online application for the above post.  Applicants should apply online and upload an up-to-date C.V.

Closes February 28, 2019.

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