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Dean and Professor of School of Business

Hong Kong
Closing date
3 Mar 2024

The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong (HSUHK) is a non-profit private liberal-arts-oriented university with five Schools (Business, Communication, Decision Sciences, Humanities and Social Science, and Translation and Foreign Languages) and over 6,000 full-time students. Adopting the unique “Liberal + Professional” education model, HSUHK aims to nurture young talents with critical thinking, innovative minds, caring attitudes, moral values and social responsibility.

Aspiring to be a leading private university in the region, HSUHK features a primary focus on undergraduate education, top-quality faculty members, award-winning green campus facilities, innovative degree programmes, unique residential college system combining living and learning, interactive small class teaching, very close student-teacher relationship, RGC-funded impactful research, and excellent student development/support services. HSUHK is listed the 7th (overall) in the ASEAN+ region, the 1st in the Greater China region, and the 1st in Employability as per the 2023 AppliedHE ASEAN+ private university assessment by the Singapore-based AppliedHE. It is also listed among the top 200 worldwide on “Quality Education” and “Decent Work and Economic Growth” in the Times Higher Education University Impact Rankings 2021.

The University now invites application for the following position:

Dean and Professor of School of Business
Dean (SBUS) 2024-01-19)

The School of Business is devoted to fostering the development of students into competent professionals and business leaders who are equipped to navigate the dynamic business landscape. The School’s mission is to establish a renowned business school in the region, recognised for our excellence in teaching and learning, research, and service. The School was awarded the AACSB accreditation in May 2023. Currently, it has approximately 3,500 undergraduate and postgraduate students enrolled in ten undergraduate programmes and two postgraduate programmes.

Reporting to the Provost and Vice-President (Academic and Research), the Dean of School is a senior member of the University management team committed and responsible to ensure the advancement of the University strategic plans. The appointee should be a visionary leader and distinguished scholar who will provide effective academic leadership covering student admission, programme development and accreditations, teaching and learning, advance the School’s research aiming impactful contributions to the profession and the community, and foster strong collaborations with industry and other institutions. 

The Deanship appointment will be for an initial term of 3 years, renewable for 3 or 4 years afterwards. The appointee will hold a concurrent academic appointment in the School.

Salary will be competitive and will be commensurate with qualifications and experience. Applications with full personal details should be sent to by email or to the Director of Human Resources, The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong, Hang Shin Link, Siu Lek Yuen, Shatin, N.T., Hong Kong by mail, on or before 3 March 2024. Applicants who are not invited to an interview within three months may consider their applications unsuccessful. The University will continue the search until the post is filled and reserve the right not to fill the post if no suitable candidate can be identified.

For postal applications, please mark 'Application - Confidential' and the reference number on the cover. All information received will be treated in strict confidence, and the data collected will be used for recruitment purposes only. The Personal Information Collection Statement will be provided upon request.

The Hang Seng University of Hong Kong is an equal opportunity employer.

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