THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Tenure-Track Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Business Analytics

Location
Pok Fu Lam, Hong Kong
Posted
19 Jul 2019
End of advertisement period
31 Dec 2019
Ref
497210
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
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 Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Business Analytics in the Faculty of Business and Economics (Ref.: 497210), to commence on July 1, 2020 or as soon as possible thereafter, 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 Computer Science, Information Systems, Operations Management, Statistics, or a closely related data-analytics discipline.  The Faculty is particularly interested in those who conduct high-quality scholarly research and are able to teach courses in business analytics and related areas.  Experience in teaching Master’s or MBA courses is desirable for candidates at the Associate Professor level.

Information about the Faculty can be obtained at http://www.fbe.hku.hk/. The Faculty recently launched the Master of Science in Business Analytics Programme. Information about the Programme can be obtained at http://www.fbe.hku.hk/msba/.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits.  At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income.  The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of 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.  Three confidential reference letters should be sent to Ms. Panda Tsu of the Faculty at pandatsu@hku.hk directly by the referees.  Shortlisted applicants will be invited for an interview via Skype or at the AMCIS conference in Cancun, Mexico (August 15-17, 2019), CIST conference in Seattle, USA (October 19-20, 2019), and ICIS conference in Munich, Germany (December 15-18, 2019).  Applicants who wish to be considered for interviews at AMCIS, CIST, and ICIS should apply by August 1, 2019, October 5, 2019, and December 1, 2019, respectively.

Review of applications will start as soon as possible and continue until December 31, 2019, or until the post is filled, whichever is earlier.

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