Faculty Position in Science and Technology Policy

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology
Hong Kong
Competitive Salary
Mar 03, 2021
Employment Level
Tenured/Tenured Track
Employment Type
Full Time

The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology

Job Title:    Faculty Position in Science and Technology Policy
Department:    Division of Public Policy
Job ID:    5993

Job Posting Details

Founded in 1991, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) is a world-renowned international research university dedicated to the advancement of learning and scholarship, with special emphasis on postgraduate education and close collaboration with the industry and business.  It promotes interdisciplinary studies, and is dedicated to educating all-rounded students to acquire a strong entrepreneurial spirit and innovative thinking with a global outlook.  Within its short history, the University has come to be regarded as a leading player in the international higher education scene.  HKUST has been ranked among the top world universities by QS university rankings and Times Higher Education for the past five years.  English is the medium of teaching, research, and administration.

Public Policy is one of the five new strategic areas identified by HKUST for its future development.  The Division of Public Policy (PPOL), under the Interdisciplinary Programs Office (IPO), was established in 2017 to spearhead this effort through the development of interdisciplinary policy research and rigorous policy training programs.  The University would like to invite applications for substantiation-track faculty position at Associate Professor or above rank in the field of science and technology policy.

Candidates should be well-qualified and accomplished scholars who hold a relevant PhD degree with extensive teaching and research experience in public administration, management, public policy, and other relevant fields.  Applicants in the following research areas: (i) Science, Technology and Innovation policy; (ii) Public Policy and Governance for emerging technologies, are especially welcome.  Proven capacity to interact effectively with government, industry, and commercial sectors would be an advantage.

For more information about the University and the Division of Public Policy, please visit http://hkust.edu.hk and http://ppol.ust.hk respectively.
(Applicants who have responded to the previous advertisement placed on 26 Jan 2021 need not re-apply.)

Salary is highly competitive and will be commensurate with qualifications and experience.  Fringe benefits include annual leave, medical and dental benefits.  Housing benefits will also be provided where applicable.  Appointment at Professor rank will be on substantive basis.  Initial appointment at the Associate Professor rank will be made either with substantiation, or on fixed-term contract for a period normally of three years with a gratuity payable upon successful completion of the contract.  

Application Procedure
Applications with (i) a full curriculum vitae; (ii) a statement of research and teaching; (iii) a teaching portfolio with student evaluations, if available; and (iv) names and email addresses of three referees, should be sent to the Search and Appointments Committee by email to publicpolicy@ust.hk on or before Saturday, 17 April 2021.  Review of applications will begin immediately and continue until the position is filled.

(Information provided by applicants will be used for recruitment and other employment-related purposes only.)