Research Assistant Professor in Construction & Real Estate Economics
THE HONG KONG POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) 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.
DEPARTMENT OF BUILDING & REAL ESTATE
Research Assistant Professor in Construction & Real Estate Economics (Ref. 20110604)
The Department of Building and Real Estate is one of the constituent departments of the Faculty of Construction and Environment. It offers a full range of programmes leading to the awards of Doctor of Philosophy, Master of Philosophy, Master of Science and Bachelor of Science. The department has an undergraduate student body of over 780 full-time students and over 170 part- time students, and a postgraduate student body of over 540. It currently has a total of 29 full-time academic/teaching staff, 22 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 http://www.bre.polyu.edu.hk/ for more information about the Department.
The appointee will be required to:
(a) conduct research as the main duty and actively pursue external research grants, such as General Research Fund, as Principal Investigator and/or Co-Investigator;
(b) provide quality teaching at undergraduate and/or postgraduate level;
(c) contribute to departmental service; and
(d) perform any other duties as assigned by the Head of Department or his/her delegates.
(a) have a doctoral degree in Construction & Real Estate Economics or a related discipline;
(b) have demonstrated promise of a high level of creative ability in research and teaching in some subdivisions of his/her field;
(c) be able to demonstrate effective classroom teaching skills; and
(d) be highly proficient in written and spoken English.
Remuneration and Conditions of Service
A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered. Appointment will only be on a fixed-term gratuity-bearing contract. Applicants should state their current and expected salary in the application.
Please send a completed application form by post with the names and addresses of three referees to Human Resources Office, 13/F, Li Ka Shing Tower, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong or via email to email@example.com. Application forms can be 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. Consideration of applications will commence on 16 November 2020 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.