Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor / Research Assistant Professor in Entrepreneurship

Hong Kong (HK)
07 Sep 2020
End of advertisement period
06 Dec 2020
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time


Hong Kong Baptist University has long been one of Asia's pathfinders in whole-person business education. HKBU School of Business is among just 1% of business schools worldwide with triple accreditation from AACSB International (The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business), AMBA (Association of MBAs) and EQUIS (European Quality Improvement System). Our mission is to nurture visionary and ethical business leaders capable of meeting new challenges in a rapidly changing global economy. The School consists of five departments, currently staffed by 121 full-time faculty members. Our distinctive programmes - BBA (Hons), BCom (Hons), MBA, MSc, DBA, MPhil and PhD - are intellectually rigorous and have contemporary and professional relevance. Fostering a vibrant research environment, our faculty members engage actively in academic as well as applied research with corporate advisory or public policy impact. Information about the School can be obtained at http://www.hkbu.edu.hk/~bus.

Department of Management

The Department invites applications for the following positions. Preference will be given to applicants with expertise in one or more of the specified areas.

Chair Professor / Professor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor / Research Assistant Professor (PR353/17-18)


i. Innovation and Creativity
ii. Business Idea Generation
iii. Startups and New Ventures
iv. Global Entrepreneurship
v. Business Plan Development
vi. Corporate Entrepreneurship
vii. Startup Culture and Organization
viii. Other areas related to entrepreneurship

Applicants must hold, or expect to hold, a PhD degree. Applicants for Research Assistant Professorship should have good potential in research and teaching. Applicants for Chair Professorship / Professorship / Associate Professorship / Assistant Professorship should be able to demonstrate commitment to excellence in research and teaching and be willing to work collaboratively with colleagues. Evidence of ability to publish in top-tier journals is required. Interviews may be arranged in the coming Academy of Management Annual Meeting in Chicago, USA (10-14 August 2018) and/or in the HKBU campus in Hong Kong at a later stage.

Initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract of three years commencing September 2019 or the earliest available date. Re-appointment thereafter is subject to mutual agreement and availability of funding. Appointment of Assistant Professor or above will be made on a tenure-track basis. Outstanding candidates at Associate Professor or above rank may be considered for tenure on appointment.

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 (jobs.hkbu.edu.hk). All applicants should send in their teaching evaluation results of last three years and samples of publications, preferably three best ones out of their most recent publications. Applicants should also request two referees to send in confidential letters of reference, with PR number quoted on the letters, to the Personnel Office (Email: recruit@hkbu.edu.hk) 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 not be returned after the completion of the recruitment exercise unless upon request. Details of the University's Personal Information Collection Statement can be found at http://pers.hkbu.edu.hk/pics

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 then applicable at the time of offer.

Closing date: 31 August 2018 

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