Associate Professor / Assistant Professor in Social Policy and Administration (two posts) The Hong Kong Polytechnic University Hong Kong



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. 




Associate Professor / Assistant Professor in Social Policy and Administration (two posts)(Ref. 17042811)


The appointees will be required to (a) teach subjects in the discipline of Social Policy and Administration and/or related disciplines; (b) contribute to the development and enhancement of teaching andlearning; (c) participate and/or provide leadership in the planning, management and curriculum development of programmes; (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 Social Policy and Administration; particularly with research and teaching expertise in the areas of social innovation, social entrepreneurship, sustainable communities, and/or non-profit management/governance; (b) have proven track records in teaching andresearch; (c) have excellent records in the successful bidding of external competitive researchgrants; (d) have substantial experience in academic programme planning, management and curriculum development; (e) be open to the use of e-learning and blended learning strategies in teaching and scholarship; and (f)have excellent local and international connections in research and professionalcapacities.


The job duty requirements and expectation will be in line with the appointed grade.


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Remuneration and Conditions of Service


A highly competitive remuneration package will be offered. Initial appointments 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 submit application form via email to; 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 will continue until the positionsare filled.Details of the University’s Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at

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