Associate Professor / Assistant Professor in Management Information Systems

Hong Kong (HK)
09 Jan 2018
End of advertisement period
09 Apr 2018
Contract Type
Full Time



Associate Professor / Assistant Professor in Management Information Systems (several posts)

(Ref. 17092606)

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University is a government-funded tertiary institution in Hong Kong.  It offers programmes at various levels including Doctorate, Master’s, and Bachelor’s degrees.  It has a full-time academic staff strength of around 1,400.  The total annual consolidated expenditure budget of the University is in excess of HK$7.5 billion.

The Management Information Systems (MIS) discipline of the Department of Management and Marketing at The Hong Kong Polytechnic University invites applications for faculty positions at the ranks of Assistant Professor and Associate Professor.  Our faculty members regularly publish in top-tier journals such as the MIS Quarterly, Information Systems Research, Journal of Management Information Systems and Management Science.  The MIS group also includes Associate Editors of leading journals in the discipline.
Research-focused applicants interested in joining our vibrant and growing research team are strongly encouraged to apply.

Please visit the website at for more information about the Department.  Applicants are invited to contact Dr XU Xin (Associate Professor and Area Coordinator of Management Information Systems) through e-mail of, for further information about the post.


The appointees will be required to:

(a)    engage in top-level scholarly research in their areas of expertise;

(b)    supervise research students;

(c)    compete for Hong Kong Research Grants Council funding; and

(d)    teach at the undergraduate and/or postgraduate levels.


Applicants should have an earned doctoral degree at the time of appointment or be close to receiving it. 

Preference will be given to those with a focused research orientation and the potential or demonstrated ability to publish in high quality scholarly journals.  Applicants may be considered for the rank above Assistant Professor depending on experience and qualifications.

Remuneration and 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 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 send an application package including CV and reference letters to Human Resources Office, 13/F, Li Ka Shing Tower, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong or via email to Application forms can be obtained via the above channels or downloaded from If a separate curriculum vitae is to be provided, please still complete the application form which will help speed up the recruitment process.  Recruitment will continue until the positions are filled.  The University’s Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at

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