Assistant Professor in Sociology (several posts) The Hong Kong Polytechnic University

THE HONG KONG POLYTECHNIC UNIVERSITY

 

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 1,300.  The total consolidated expenditure budget of the University is close to HK$7 billion (US$900 million) per year. 

 

DEPARTMENT OF APPLIED SOCIAL SCIENCES

 

Assistant Professor in Sociology (several posts)(Ref. 17050510)

 

The appointees will be required to (a) teach subjects in the discipline of Sociology and/or related disciplines;(b) contribute to the development and enhancement of teaching andlearning; (c) participate in the planning,managementandcurriculumdevelopment ofprogrammes; (d) develop e-learning modules and design of innovative pedagogy; (e) secure external competitive research grants, conduct academic research, publish in good quality peer-reviewed journals, and provide academic leadership; and (f) carry out academic and administrative duties.

 

Applicants should (a) have a PhD/doctoral degree in a relevant discipline and a solid academic background in Sociology; (b) have research and teaching expertise in the areas of class and education, labour and migration, gender studies, social development, China/Hong Kong studies and/or quantitative research method; (c) have proven track records in teaching andresearch; (d) have demonstrated record of establishing significant externally funded research programmes; (e) have substantial experience in academic programme planning, management and curriculum development;(f)have demonstrated academic management and leadership capabilities; (g) be open to the use of e-learning and blended learning strategies in teaching and scholarship; and (h) have local and international connections in research and professional capacities.

 

Please visit the website at http://www.polyu.edu.hk/apss/for more information about the Department.

 

Remuneration and Conditions of Service

 

A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered. Initial appointments will be on a fixed-term gratuity-bearing contract. Re-engagement thereafter is subject to mutual agreement.  For general information on terms and conditions for appointment of academic staff in the University, please visit the website at http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/TC.htm. Applicants should state their current and expected salary in the application.

 

Application

 

Please submit application form via email to hrstaff@polyu.edu.hk; by fax at (852) 2764 3374; or by mail to Human Resources Office, 13/F, Li Ka Shing Tower, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong.  If you would like to provide a separate curriculum vitae, please still complete the application form which will help speed up the recruitment process.  Application forms can be obtained via the above channels or downloaded from http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/job/en/guide_forms/forms.php.Recruitment will continue until the positions arefilled.Details of the University’s Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/job/en/guide_forms/pics.php.


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