JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)
August 1, 2014 - January 31, 2015
The University of Hong Kong
Position Title/Short Description
Section: International:Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: HONG KONG
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Full Text of JOE Listing:
Founded in 1911, the University of Hong Kong is committed to the highest international standards of excellence in teaching and research, and has been at the international forefront of academic scholarship for many years. The University has a comprehensive range of study programmes and research disciplines spread across 10 faculties and over 140 academic departments and institutes/centres. There are over 27,800 undergraduate and postgraduate students who are recruited globally, and more than 2,000 members of academic staff coming from 50 countries, many of whom are internationally renowned.
Tenure-Track Professor/Associate Professor in Public Policy in the Faculty of Social Sciences (Ref.: 201401317)
Applications are invited for appointment as Tenure-Track Professor/Associate Professor in Public Policy in the Faculty of Social Sciences, to commence on September 1, 2015 or as soon as possible thereafter, on a three-year fixed-term basis, with consideration for tenure after satisfactory completion of a second three-year contract.
Applicants must have a Ph.D. degree in a relevant area, an outstanding record of research and teaching, and substantial experience in the development and management of public affairs programmes at a major research-intensive university. Their field of expertise may include social science broadly conceived (economics, geography and the environment, governance, management, politics, public policy, social psychology, social work, sociology, etc.), with a focus on substantive policy issues preferably in the context of Greater China. They are expected to have demonstrated excellent leadership and marketing skills. The appointee will be expected to lead the Faculty's public policy initiative, which includes research, executive education, public engagement, and undergraduate and taught postgraduate programmes in public policy. Information about the Faculty and our public policy initiative can be found at .
A globally competitive remuneration package commensurate with 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. At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income.
Applicants should send a completed application form together with an up-to-date C.V. to fosshr@ . Application forms (341/1111) can be downloaded at and further particulars can be obtained at . Please indicate clearly on the form the post applied for and the reference number. Closes February 28, 2015. The University thanks applicants for their interest, but advises that only shortlisted applicants will be notified of the application result.
The University is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to a No-Smoking Policy
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