Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Social Entrepreneurship University of Hong Kong, Faculty of Social Sciences

Ref. : 201701685


Posting Title : Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Social Entrepreneurship


Department : Faculty of Social Sciences


Closing Date : January 31, 2018

Applicants are invited for appointment as Tenure-Track Assistant Professor in Social Entrepreneurship in the Faculty of Social Sciences (as tenure home) and the Faculty of Business and Economics, to commence as soon as possible, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with the possibility of renewal and consideration for tenure before the expiry of a second three-year fixed-term contract.

 

Applicants should have a Ph.D. degree in Social Work, Social Policy, Business, Social Entrepreneurship or a related field, with a beginning 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 society entrepreneurship and social welfare and translating the findings into social entrepreneurship practice and social policy intervention to improve well-being of disadvantaged populations. He/She will contribute to research and teaching on social entrepreneurship and social innovation in both Faculties. For more information about the position, please contact Professor Terry Lum at tlum@hku.hk. Information of the Faculty of Social Sciences can be obtained at http://www.socsc.hku.hk/.

 

A highly competitive salary commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered. The appointment will attract a contract-end gratuity and University contribution to a retirement benefits scheme, totaling up to 15% of basic salary, as well as annual 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 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 January 31, 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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