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Chair Professor/Professor/Associate Professor/Assistant Professor (Public Administration) in the Department of Public Policy [Ref. B/471/09]


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
  • veterinary science
  • 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.

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Applications and nominations are invited for the above posts:

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 Public Administration or related disciplines, with research specializations in multi-sectoral collaborative governance and/or management of hybrid public organizations, such as nonprofits and public enterprises.  Those with a research focus on the use of digital tools and social media in stakeholder engagement and volunteer management, crowdsourcing, intersectoral partnership in smart city development, and/or social network 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 Alfred HO via email at "ho.tkalfred@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 to arrange for the full application process.  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.

Worldwide recognition ranking #48, and #4 among top 50 universities under age 50 (QS survey 2021); #1 in the World’s Most International Universities (THE survey 2020); #1 in Engineering/Technology/Computer Sciences in Hong Kong (ARWU survey 2016); and #1 Business School in Asia-Pacific region (UT Dallas survey 2019).

 

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