Assistant Professor in Building Surveying and Law

Hong Kong
26 May 2022
End of advertisement period
25 Oct 2022
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$7.6 billion.


Assistant Professor in Building Surveying and Law (Ref. 22052502)

The appointee will be required to

a) undertake teaching duties at various levels in the areas of Building Surveying and legal subjects in the context of construction & real estate;

(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; and

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

(f) undertake relevant administrative duties.

Applicants should

(a) have a PhD degree in a related discipline; preferably with a first degree in Surveying;

(b) have practical working experience in the surveying field;

(c) be a chartered Building Surveyor;

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

(e) have a proven record in research and scholarship achievement; and

(f) be able to demonstrate effective classroom teaching skills and have good interpersonal skills. Preference will be given to those with legal background or training.

Conditions of Service

A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered. Initial appointment 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


Please submit an application through PolyU’s career website ( Consideration of applications will commence on 15 June 2022 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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