Chair Professor/Prof./Associate Prof./Assistant Prof./RAP in Faculty of Science
- THE HONG KONG POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY
- Hong Kong
- 01 Feb 2023
- End of advertisement period
- 31 Dec 2023
- Academic Discipline
- Life sciences, Biological Sciences, Physical Sciences, Chemistry, Mathematics & Statistics, Physics & Astronomy
- Job Type
- Academic Posts, Professors / Chairs, Principal / Senior Lecturers / Associate Professors, Lecturers / Assistant Professors
- Contract Type
- Full Time
Global Search for Chair Professors / Professors / Associate Professors / Assistant Professors / Research Assistant Professors in Faculty of Science
With 85 years of rich heritage, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has evolved alongside our society and made pivotal contributions to the development of Hong Kong, the Nation and the world. The University pursues world-class excellence in education and research to nurture professional talents, leaders and entrepreneurs, and impactful scholars and innovators. PolyU strives to advance knowledge and address societal challenges, living up to the University’s motto of “To learn and to apply, for the benefit of mankind”.
Ranking among the top 100 universities globally by both the Times Higher Education (THE) and Quacquarelli Symonds (QS) World University Rankings, PolyU offers a wide range of world-class educational and research programmes in six faculties and three independent schools. PolyU has furthermore achieved remarkable results in the latest QS World University Rankings by Subject 2022 – it was placed among the top 20 universities in four disciplines, with three of them ranking 1st in Hong Kong. In the newly released metrics compiled by Stanford University, more than 200 PolyU scholars ranked among the world’s top 2% most-cited scientists, the 2nd highest number in Hong Kong.
To steer its education and research in a wide spectrum of disciplines towards the highest levels of international excellence, PolyU has launched a global search for outstanding scholars to join the University to boost the leadership and impact of its educational and research activities.
In the 2023/24 academic year, PolyU will be recruiting positions at various levels in all academic units as listed below. Please visit our website at http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/job/en/globalsearch.html for the details.
Outstanding scholars in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) disciplines joining PolyU will have the chance to be nominated for substantial funding support through the Global STEM Professorship Scheme sponsored by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.
PRESIDENTIAL YOUNG SCHOLARS SCHEME
In addition, we are inviting outstanding young scholars to join us as Assistant Professors or Associate Professors. Appointees will be conferred the title of “Presidential Young Scholar” and be offered an attractive remuneration package of not less than HK$1 million as well as a start-up grant of not less than HK$3 million to support research activities (including the admission of PhD students, purchasing of equipment, and hiring of research staff) in the initial three years.
FACULTY OF SCIENCE
- Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology
- Department of Applied Mathematics
- Department of Applied Physics
- Department of Food Science and Nutrition
For more information about PolyU, its faculties, schools and individual academic units, please visit PolyU’s website at http://www.polyu.edu.hk.
Please submit an application through our Global Search application webpage (https://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/careers/globalsearch/job-openings-and-application). Applicants may contact firstname.lastname@example.org for general enquiries. The University’s Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at