Assistant Professor/Associate Professor in Real Estate Finance and Economics
Tenure-Track Assistant Professor/Associate Professor in Real Estate Finance and Economics
Ref. : 201800348
Department : Department of Real Estate and Construction
Closing Date : April 30, 2018
Applications are invited for a tenure-track appointment as Associate Professor/Assistant Professor in Real Estate Finance and Economics in the Department of Real Estate and Construction to commence on September 1, 2018. The post will initially be made on a three-year fixed-term basis with the possibility of renewal and with consideration for tenure before the expiry of a second three-year appointment.
HKUrbanLab is the newly branded research arm of the Faculty of Architecture. It draws together the research and outreach energies of scholars of architecture, conservation, construction management, housing, landscape, planning, real estate, surveying, transport, urban design, urban economics and urban studies. Information about HKUrbanLab and its research centres is available at http://www.arch.hku.hk/research/introduction/.
Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree in the relevant field and a track record of research in the economics of real estate development and investment or related fields. They should also have a demonstrated track record of or potential for contributing to the Department's and the Faculty's interdisciplinary research agenda which include, but not limited to, institutional analysis of built environment. Professional qualifications such as full members of The Royal Institution of Chartered Surveyors or Hong Kong Institute of Surveyors are desirable. Undergraduate programs and Taught Masters programs offered by the Department are accredited by a number of international and local built environment professional bodies. Experience in teaching and course administration of similar professionally accredited programs would be an advantage. The appointee is expected to teach and lead courses that involve application of economic principles to solve problems in real estate development and investment at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels. Information about the Department can be obtained at http://www.arch.hku.hk/rec/.
A globally competitive remuneration package commensurate with the appointee's qualifications and experience will be offered. At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income. The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary, as well as leave, and medical benefits. Housing benefits will be provided as applicable.
Applicants should send a completed application form together with an up-to-date C.V. to the Department at firstname.lastname@example.org. Please indicate clearly the post and the reference number in the subject of the e-mail. Application forms (341/1111) can be downloaded at http://www.hr.hku.hk/apptunit/form-ext.doc. Further particulars can be obtained at http://jobs.hku.hk/.
Closes April 30, 2018.
The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result.