JOE - December 2012

The Hong Kong Polytechnic University
Department of Logistics and Maritimes Studies
Associate Professor / Assistant Professor in Shipping, Maritime and Transport Studies
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Associate Professor / Assistant Professor in Shipping, Maritime and Transport Studies
Section: 3 -- International:Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: Hung Hom, Kowloon, Hong Kong
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Keywords: Associate Professor, Assistant Professor, Shipping, Maritime and Transport Studies
Deadline Information: Recruitment will continue until the position is filled.

JOE ID Number: 201212_398288

Print This Page Back to Listings

Full Text of JOE Listing:
The Hong Kong Polytechnic University is the largest government-funded tertiary institution in Hong Kong in terms of student number. It offers programmes at Doctorate, Master's and Bachelor's degrees. It has a full-time academic staff strength of around 1,200. The total consolidated expenditure budget of the University is in excess of HK$5 billion per year. Committed to academic excellence in a professional context, PolyU aspires to become a world-class university with an emphasis on the application value of its programmes and research. Its vision is to become a leading university that excels in professional education, applied research and partnership for the betterment of Hong Kong, the nation and the world.

The Department of Logistics and Maritimes Studies takes a multi-disciplinary approach to establishing an area of excellence in Shipping, Port/Transport, and Supply Chain Logistics, including a diverse span of disciplines such as shipping and maritime logistics, shipping economics and markets, intermodal transport management, shipping finance and risk management, maritime services, shipping law and insurance, operations management, and supply chain management. The Department has established strong partnership with shipping and logistics industries. It strives to be a key player in Hong Kong's pursuit to become an international logistics hub and maritime centre par excellence. Please visit the website at for more information about the Department.

The appointee will be required to (a) teach and contribute to curriculum design and development at undergraduate and/or postgraduate levels; (b) be an active researcher in terms of quality publications and research grants; (c) act as student advisor and supervisor to groups as well as individuals; (d) initiate, lead and conduct academic activities of significance and relevance to the discipline and profession; and (e) undertake administrative duties in relation to academic and departmental affairs, fundraising, departmental advancement, and public relations relating to logistics, shipping and maritime industries.

Applicants should have a PhD degree in Shipping / Maritime Studies / Transport Logistics or related fields; qualities of creativity, initiative and leadership; and a strong commitment to academic and professional training and education

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. Applicants should state their current and expected salary in the application.
Application Instructions:

Please submit application form via email to; by fax at (852) 2364 2166; in person to Human Resources Office, 13/F, Li Ka Shing Tower, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University, Hung Hom, Kowloon; or by mail to the above address. 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 Recruitment will continue until the position is filled. Details of the University's Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at

Online Application URL:

Email for Applications:
FAX for Applications: 852-2364-2166
Informational URL:

For more information, email:

Print This Page Back to Listings

Job Openings for Economists (JOE)

About JOE

Submit a Listing (Employer Access)

JOE Email notification alert

Follow JOE on Twitter!

Contact Us