JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2017 - January 31, 2018

The University of Hong Kong

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Social Entrepreneurship
Tenure-Track Assistant Professor

JOE ID Number: 2017-02_111459766
Date Posted: 01/09/2018
Date Inactive: 01/31/2018
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor
Section: International: Other Academic (Visiting or Temporary)
Location: HONG KONG
JEL Classification: 00 -- Default: Any Field
Full Text of JOE Listing:

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 Information of the Faculty of Social Sciences can be obtained at

A globally competitive remuneration package commensurate with qualifications and experience will be offered, in addition to leave and medical benefits. At current rates, salaries tax does not exceed 15% of gross income. 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.

Applicants should send a completed application form together with an up-to-date C.V. to the Faculty at Application forms (341/1111) can be downloaded at Further particulars can be obtained at 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.

The University is an equal opportunities employer and is committed to equality, ethics, inclusivity, diversity and transparency.

(Ref.: 201701685)

Application Requirements:
  • External Application Link
Application deadline: 01/31/2018