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Associate Professor in Architecture

Hong Kong
Closing date
21 May 2023

With 85 years of rich heritage, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University has evolved alongside our society and made pivotal contributions to the development of Hong Kong, the Nation and the world. PolyU pursues world-class excellence in education and research, and it offers a wide range of programmes in six faculties and three independent schools. Besides ranking among the top 100 universities globally by both THE and QS World University Rankings, PolyU was placed among the top 20 universities in four disciplines in QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022, with three of them ranking 1st in Hong Kong.


Associate Professor in Architecture (Ref. 221222005)

The appointee will be required to

(a) undertake teaching duties at various levels in the area of Building Surveying including but not limited to Design Control Law, Construction Contract Law and Administration, and Design, Adaptation and Conversion etc.;

(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 and curriculum planning, development, validation, accreditation and administration of a new Architectural Studies programme; and

(f) undertake relevant administrative duties.

Applicants should

(a) have a bachelor degree in Architectural Studies and a master’s degree in Architecture or equivalent, leading to an architect professional qualification;

(b) have a doctoral degree in Architecture, Urban Planning, Urban Design or a related discipline;

(c) be a registered architect in Hong Kong and a Member of the Hong Kong Institute of Architects or equivalent;

(d) have substantial years of relevant post-qualification experience, in particular programme development and management;

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

(f) have an excellent proven record in research and scholarship achievement; and

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

Conditions of Service

A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered. An appropriate term will be provided for appointment at Associate Professor level. 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 submit an application through PolyU’s career website ( Consideration of applications will commence on 12 January 2023 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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