JOE Listings (Job Openings for Economists)

August 1, 2021 - January 31, 2022

City University of Hong Kong

Department of Political Economy/Urban Economics/Public Finance
Chair Professor/Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor

JOE ID Number: 2021-02_111467065
Date Posted: 08/01/2021
Position Title/Short Description
Title: Chair Professor/Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor
Section: International:Full-Time Academic (Permanent, Tenure Track or Tenured)
Location: HONG KONG
JEL Classification: 00 -- 00 - Default: Any Field
Full Text of JOE Listing:

City University of Hong Kong (CityU) is one of the world’s leading universities, known for innovation, creativity and research. We are now seeking exceptional scholars to join us as Assistant Professors/Associate Professors/Professors/Chair Professors (on substantiation-track) in all academic fields with special focuses on One Health, Digital Society, Smart City, Matter, Brain, and related interdisciplinary areas. Research fields of particular interest include, but not limited to:

• biomedical science and engineering
• computer science and data science
• neuroscience and neural engineering
• bio-statistics and AI-healthcare
• smart/semi-conductor manufacturing
• AI/robotics/autonomous systems
• aerospace and microelectronics engineering
• energy generation and storage
• digital business and innovation management
• fintech and business analytics
• computational social sciences
• digital humanities
• digital and new media
• law and technology
• private law
• healthy, smart and sustainable cities

Successful candidates should have a demonstrated ability to build a world-class research programme related to CityU’s strategic research areas, plus a commitment to education and student mentorship. Candidates must possess a doctorate in their respective field by the time of appointment.

Applications and nominations are invited for :

Chair Professor/Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor (Political Economy/Urban Economics/Public Finance) in the Department of Public Policy [Ref. B/474/09]

Duties : Contribute to research, service, teaching and teaching-related activities at both undergraduate and postgraduate levels. The appointees are also expected to be active researchers and contribute to the broader intellectual project of the Department in terms of publications, seminars, workshops and research grants.

Requirements : A PhD in Economics/Finance/Policy Analysis or related disciplines, with research specializations in political economy, public finance, urban economics, and/or behavioral economics. Those with a research focus on the Chinese political economy, public finance and budgeting, regional economic development, digitalization of the economy and society, and/or application of behavioral economics in policy analysis, are especially encouraged to apply.

Candidates are expected to have an active research agenda that leads to external funding, provide evidence of teaching ability (including student evaluations) and proven ability to produce high quality publications. Candidates for Associate Professor should have a substantial record of research publications, and are expected to take a leadership role in the department’s flagship politics, policy and public management programmes. Candidates for Professor and Chair Professor should have outstanding research and international reputation.

(For enquiries, please contact Professor Xiaohu Wang via email at "xwang65@cityu.edu.hk".)

Salary and Conditions of Service
Remuneration package will be driven by market competitiveness and individual performance. Excellent fringe benefits include gratuity, leave, medical and dental schemes, and relocation assistance (where applicable). The appointment is on substantiation-track and the initial appointment will be made on a fixed-term contract.

Information and Application
Further information on the posts and the University is available at http://www.cityu.edu.hk, or from the Department of Public Policy, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong (Email: sahead@cityu.edu.hk).

To apply, please submit your curriculum vitae through the website: https://www.cityu.edu.hk/provost/global-recruiting/. Nominations can be sent directly to the Department (email: sahead@cityu.edu.hk). Applications and nominations received by 15 October 2021 will receive full consideration. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted; and those shortlisted for the post will be requested to arrange for at least 3 reference reports sent directly by the referees to the Department, specifying the position applied for. The University's privacy policy is available on the homepage.

City University of Hong Kong is an equal opportunity employer. We are committed to the principle of diversity. Personal data provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes.

Application Requirements:
  • External Application URL and Instructions Below
Application deadline: 01/31/2022
Application Instructions:
Further information on the posts and the University is available at http://www.cityu.edu.hk, or from the Department of Public Policy, City University of Hong Kong, Tat Chee Avenue, Kowloon Tong, Hong Kong (Email: sahead@cityu.edu.hk).

To apply, please submit your curriculum vitae through the website: https://www.cityu.edu.hk/provost/global-recruiting/. Nominations can be sent directly to the Department (email: sahead@cityu.edu.hk). Applications and nominations received by 15 October 2021 will receive full consideration. Only shortlisted applicants will be contacted; and those shortlisted for the post will be requested to arrange for at least 3 reference reports sent directly by the referees to the Department, specifying the position applied for. The University's privacy policy is available on the homepage.