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Professor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor in Marketing

With over 85 years of rich heritage, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has evolved alongside society and made pivotal contributions to the development of Hong Kong, the Nation and the world. The University pursues world-class excellence in education, research and knowledge transfer to nurture socially responsible leaders and professionals, as well as to drive impactful research and innovation. PolyU will strive to continually excel as an innovative world-class university that makes a positive impact on society, living up to the University’s motto: “To learn and to apply, for the benefit of mankind”.

Ranked among the top 100 universities globally by well-known ranking organisations such as Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), Times Higher Education (THE) and U.S. News & World Report, 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 2024 – it is ranked in the global top 20 for five subjects, is first in Hong Kong for four subjects, and is in the global top 100 for 21 subjects.

DEPARTMENT OF MANAGEMENT AND MARKETING

Professor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor in Marketing (Ref. 240530005)

The Department of Management and Marketing (MM) is one of the constituent departments of the Faculty of Business.  MM is dedicated to providing cutting-edge knowledge and practical skills for our students in three key areas of business — ManagementMarketing, and Management Information Systems.  MM offers a full range of programmes leading to the awards of Doctor of Philosophy, Master of Science, and Bachelor of Business Administration.  MM currently has around 60 full-time academic staff who are actively involved in research, consultancy, and management development work with businesses in Hong Kong, the Chinese mainland, and internationally.  MM is committed to excellence in teaching, research and service to the community.

The Marketing discipline of the Department invites applications for faculty position at the rank of Professor / Associate Professor / Assistant Professor.  The faculty members in the Marketing discipline of MM regularly publish their research in top-tier refereed marketing journals such as the Journal of Consumer Research, Journal of Marketing Research, Journal of Marketing, and Marketing Science.  Research-focused applicants who are interested in joining our vibrant and growing research team are strongly encouraged to apply for the post.

Please visit the website at https://mm.polyu.edu.hk/ for more information about MM.  Applicants are invited to contact Professor Yuwei Jiang, Professor and Associate Head of MM by email at yuwei.jiang@polyu.edu.hk for further information about the post.

The appointee will be required to (a) engage in top-level scholarly research in their areas of expertise; (b) supervise research students; (c) secure external competitive research grants; (d) teach at the undergraduate and/or postgraduate levels; and (e) perform any other duties as assigned by the Head of Unit or his delegates.

Applicants should have a PhD degree in Marketing or a relevant discipline at the time of appointment or be close to receiving it.

Preference will be given to those with a strong research orientation and the potential to publish in high quality scholarly journals.

Conditions of Service

The compensation package, teaching loads, and research support are highly competitive.  Initial appointment for Assistant Professor will be on a fixed-term gratuity-bearing contract.  Re-engagement thereafter is subject to mutual agreement.  An appropriate term will be provided for appointment at Associate Professor / Professor levels.  For general information on terms and conditions for appointment of academic staff in the University, please visit the website at https://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/docdrive/careers/doc/Prof.pdf

Application

Please submit an application through PolyU’s career website (https://jobs.polyu.edu.hk/academic).  Consideration of applications will commence on 2 July 2024 until the position is filled.  The University’s Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at https://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/careers/pics_for_recruitment/.

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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