THE HONG KONG POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY

Associate Professor / Assistant Professor in Supply Chain and Operations Management

Location
Hong Kong (HK)
Posted
28 May 2019
End of advertisement period
28 Nov 2019
Contract Type
Permanent
Hours
Full Time

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University 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 LOGISTICS AND MARITIME STUDIES

Associate Professor / Assistant Professor in Supply Chain and Operations Management (Ref. 19052812)

The Department of Logistics and Maritime Studies is one of the constituent departments of the Faculty of Business.  The Department offers a full range of degree programmes in supply chain and operations management, maritime studies and others.

The Department takes a multi-disciplinary approach to establishing an area of excellence in logistics, supply chain, and operations management.  It strives to be a key player in Hong Kong’s pursuit to become an international logistics hub.

The Department’s research portfolio lies in both academic and applied research.  Professional services to industries are also provided by the academic staff in the form of consultancy in such areas as efficiency and quality improvement studies, market and operational analyses, optimisation, production, purchasing, and supply chain management.  The Department also runs various self-financed programmes tailor-made to meet specific industry needs.

Please visit the website at http://www.lms.polyu.edu.hk for more information about the Department.

Duties
  
The appointee will be required to:

(a)    undertake teaching duties at various levels in the area of Supply Chain and Operations Management;

(b)    supervise undergraduate and postgraduate research projects and theses;

(c)    conduct research in related areas and contribute to the development of the Department’s research strengths;

(d)    initiate, lead and participate in scholarly research in their areas of expertise and be active in research leading to quality journal publications and in bidding for external research grants and applied research projects;

(e)    engage in programme/curriculum planning, development and administration;

(f)    undertake relevant administrative duties; and 

(g)    perform any other duties as assigned by the Head of Department or his delegates.

Qualifications

Applicants should have:

(a)    a PhD degree in a related discipline;

(b)    solid experience in teaching and a strong commitment to excellence in teaching and research;

(c)    a proven record in research and scholarships; and

(d)    qualities of creativity, initiative and leadership.
 
Preference will be given to those with prior business/managerial experience in related industries.
 
Applicants should state clearly the rank they apply for.  Applicants for appointment at Associate Professor level should have substantial years of relevant post-qualification experience and an excellent record of relevant academic and research achievement.
 
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 to Human Resources Office, 13/F, Li Ka Shing Tower, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong or via email to hrstaff@polyu.edu.hk.  Application forms can be obtained via the above channels or downloaded from http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/job/en/guide_forms/forms.php.  If a separate curriculum vitae is to be provided, please still complete the application form which will help speed up the recruitment process. Recruitment will continue 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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