Assistant Professor in Construction & Real Estate Management / Construction & Real Estate Technology

Hong Kong (HK)
05 May 2020
End of advertisement period
31 Dec 2020
Contract Type
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 1,200.  The total annual consolidated expenditure budget of the University is in excess of HK$7.4 billion.  


Assistant Professor in Construction & Real Estate Management / Construction & Real Estate Technology (Ref. 20050405)

The Department of Building and Real Estate is one of the constituent departments of the Faculty of Construction and Environment. The Department offers a full range of programmes leading to the awards of Doctor of Philosophy, Master of Philosophy, Master of Science and Bachelor of Science. It has an undergraduate student body of over 750 full-time students and over 170 part- time students, and a postgraduate student body of over 300. The Department currently has a total of 25 full-time academic staff, 21 technical and administrative staff and over 100 research personnel. The Department is committed to excellence in teaching, research and service to the community. Please visit the website at for more information about the Department.

The Department is looking for enthusiastic, established and suitably qualified persons with a PhD degree to join the Department to take part in a number of teaching and research activities.


The appointee will be required to:

(a)    undertake teaching duties at various levels in the area of Construction & Real Estate Management and/or Construction & Real Estate Technology

(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/her delegates.


Applicants should:

(a)    have a PhD degree in a related discipline;

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

(c)    have a proven record in research and scholarship; and

(d)    be able to demonstrate effective classroom teaching skills and have good interpersonal skills.

Preference will be given to those with a demonstrated track record and expertise in research.
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.  For general information on terms and conditions for appointment of academic staff in the University, please visit the website at  Applicants should state their current and expected salary in the application


Please send a completed application form by post to Human Resources Office, 13/F, Li Ka Shing Tower, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong or via email to Application forms can be downloaded from  If a separate curriculum vitae is to be provided, please still complete the application form which will help speed up the recruitment process.  Consideration of applications will commence on 2 July 2020 until the position is filled.  The University’s Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at

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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