THE UNIVERSITY OF HONG KONG

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Social Entrepreneurship

Location
Hong Kong (HK)
Salary
Posted
07 Aug 2018
End of advertisement period
30 Sep 2018
Ref
201801198
Contract Type
Fixed Term
Hours
Full Time

Applications are invited for appointment as Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Social Entrepreneurship in the Faculty of Social Sciences (as tenure home) and Faculty of Business and Economics, to commence in 2019 summer or as soon as possible thereafter, 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 fixed-term contract.

Applicants should possess a Ph.D. degree in Social Work, Social Policy, Business, Social Entrepreneurship or a related field, with a track record of teaching and research in Social Entrepreneurship, Social Innovation, and Social Policy. The appointee will be responsible for teaching at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels, and is expected to be active in researching the multifaceted relationship between social entrepreneurship and social welfare and how to translate the findings into social entrepreneurship practice and social policy intervention to improve the well-being of disadvantaged populations. He/She will also contribute to research and teaching on social entrepreneurship and social innovation in both Faculties.

Enquiries about the post should be sent to Professor Terry Lum at tlum@hku.hk. Information about the Faculty of Social Sciences can be obtained at http://www.socsc.hku.hk/.

A highly competitive salary commensurate with the appointee's qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to annual leave and medical benefits. The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totalling up to 15% of basic salary. Housing benefits will be provided as applicable.

Applicants should send a completed application form together with an up-to-date C.V. to the Faculty at fosshr@hku.hk. 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 September 30, 2018.

The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only candidates shortlisted for interviews will be notified of the application result. 

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