Assistant Professor in Management

Hong Kong (HK)
04 Oct 2017
End of advertisement period
18 Feb 2018
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Full Time

Assistant Professor - (170001D1)

Department/ Unit: Department of Management

Closing Date: Until the post is filled
About the CUHK Business School
Established in Hong Kong in 1963, CUHK Business School (comprising two schools – Accountancy and Hotel & Tourism Management; and four departments – Finance, Decision Sciences & Managerial Economics, Management and Marketing) is the ­first business school to offer BBA, MBA and Executive MBA programmes in the region. The Business School has about 4,400 full-time and part-time students and has the largest business school alumni network in Hong Kong, with over 32,000 alumni worldwide. CUHK Business School is one of the ­first two business schools in Asia accredited by The Association to Advance Collegiate Schools of Business (AACSB). Our full-time MBA programme was ranked 36th globally in Financial Times Global Ranking 2017, one of the World’s top 100 MBA programmes in the Economist Full-time MBA Ranking 2015, and ranked 44th in the QS World University Rankings 2016.  Our MBA programmes (MBA, EMBA and MBA in Finance) are also accredited by the Association of MBAs (AMBA). AMBA currently accredits programmes from the top 2% of business schools in over 70 countries and is amongst the world’s leading international quality assurance benchmarks.
About the Department of Management
The Department of Management advances the vision of the CUHK Business School, “To develop global business leaders for the Asian Century”, through transformative educational programmes, impactful research and knowledge, and our presence and touch with the community and society. The Department’s major research strengths center on the areas of international and organizational management with a special focus on the Asia-Pacific region, in particular China and Hong Kong. It comprises a team of academics with diverse ethnicity and extensive international experience who engage in a wide range of management research in entrepreneurship, human resources management, international management, organizational behavior and strategic management. The Department has a proven record of excellence in international business and general management research. In the UTD Ranking 2017, our department is ranked No. 3 worldwide based on publication counts in Journal of International Business Studies, a top international business journal, for the period of 1995-2017. Besides, the Department is a founding member of the Asia Academy of Management, an academic organization that fosters management education and research in the region. The Department currently hosts three research centers, including Center for Entrepreneurship, Center for Family Business and Center for International Business Studies. Details of the department faculty, programmes and research can be found at our department website (
The Department of Management now invites applications for tenure-track positions at the Assistant Professor level. We welcome applications from both fresh PhD graduates and seasoned assistant professors who are engaged in high-quality scholarship in the areas of business ethics, corporate governance and social responsibility, entrepreneurship, innovation, international management, strategic HR, and strategic management.
Applicants should have an earned PhD degree in a relevant discipline. Candidates should be strongly committed to excellence in scholarly research, teaching and service. Responsibilities include publishing high-quality scholarly research, teaching management courses at undergraduate and graduate levels, and participating in academic and professional activities. The appointee is also encouraged to apply for external funding to support research endeavors. Appointment will normally be made on contract basis for up to three years initially, which, subject to performance and mutual agreement, may lead to longer-term appointment or substantiation later. Salary offered will be highly competitive, commensurate with qualifications and experience. The University offers a comprehensive fringe benefit package including housing allowance and medical insurance, and a 15% contract-end gratuity for an appointment of two years or longer. The teaching load for Assistant Professors is 3 courses per year. The medium of instruction is English.
Please submit your application package (letter of application, curriculum vitae, evidence of teaching ability, samples of publications and 3 reference letters) online. For enquiries, please write to Mrs. Shirley Tang (  Application is now open and review of applications will begin on September 1, 2017. 

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