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Global Search for Chair Prof./Professors/Associate Prof./Assistant Prof./Research Assistant Prof.

Global Search for Chair Professors / Professors / Associate Professors / Assistant Professors / Research Assistant Professors

THE UNIVERSITY

With over 85 years of rich heritage, The Hong Kong Polytechnic University (PolyU) has evolved alongside society and made pivotal contributions to the development of Hong Kong, the Nation and the world. The University pursues world-class excellence in education and research to nurture socially responsible leaders and professionals, as well as to drive impactful research and innovation. PolyU will strive to continually excel as an innovative world-class university that makes a positive impact on society, living up to the University's motto: "To learn and to apply, for the benefit of mankind".

 

Ranked among the top 100 universities globally by well-known ranking organizations such as Quacquarelli Symonds (QS), Times Higher Education (THE) and U.S. News & World Report, PolyU offers a wide range of world-class educational and research programs in six faculties and three independent schools. PolyU has furthermore achieved remarkable results in the latest QS World University Rankings by Subject 2023 - it was ranked among the top 20 universities in three subjects and top 100 universities in 14 subjects/subject areas in the world.

 

GLOBAL SEARCH

To steer its education and research in a wide spectrum of disciplines towards the highest levels of international excellence, PolyU has launched a global search for outstanding scholars to join the University to boost the leadership and impact of its educational and research activities.

 

In the 2024/25 academic year, PolyU will be recruiting for positions at various levels in all academic units as listed below. Please visit our website at http://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/job/en/globalsearch.html for the details.

 

Outstanding scholars in the STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Mathematics) disciplines joining PolyU will have the chance to be nominated for substantial funding support through the Global STEM Professorship Scheme sponsored by the Government of the Hong Kong Special Administrative Region.

 

PRESIDENTIAL YOUNG SCHOLARS SCHEME

In addition, we are inviting outstanding young scholars to join us as Assistant Professors or Associate Professors. Appointees will be conferred the title of "Presidential Young Scholar" and offered an attractive remuneration package of not less than HK$ 1 million per year as well as a start-up grant of not less than HK$3 million to support research activities (including the admission of PhD students, purchasing of equipment, and hiring of research staff) in the initial three years.

FACULTY OF BUSINESS

  • Department of Logistics and Maritime Studies
  • Department of Management and Marketing
  • School of Accounting and Finance

 

FACULTY OF CONSTRUCTION AND ENVIRONMENT

  • Department of Building Environment and Energy Engineering
  • Department of Building and Real Estate
  • Department of Civil and Environmental Engineering
  • Department of Land Surveying and Geo-Informatics

 

FACULTY OF ENGINEERING

  • Department of Aeronautical and Aviation Engineering
  • Department of Biomedical Engineering
  • Department of Computing
  • Department of Data Science and Artificial Intelligence (To be established with effect from 1 July 2024)
  • Department of Electrical and Electronic Engineering
  • Department of Industrial and Systems Engineering
  • Department of Mechanical Engineering

 

FACULTY OF HEALTH AND SOCIAL SCIENCES

  • Department of Applied Social Sciences
  • Department of Health Technology and Informatics
  • Department of Rehabilitation Sciences
  • School of Nursing
  • School of Optometry

 

FACULTY OF HUMANITIES

  • Department of Chinese and Bilingual Studies
  • Department of Chinese History and Culture
  • Department of English and Communication

 

FACULTY OF SCIENCE

  • Department of Applied Biology and Chemical Technology
  • Department of Applied Mathematics
  • Department of Applied Physics
  • Department of Food Science and Nutrition

 

SCHOOL OF DESIGN

 

SCHOOL OF FASHION AND TEXTILES

 

SCHOOL OF HOTEL AND TOURISM MANAGEMENT

 

 

For more information about PolyU, its faculties, schools and individual academic units, please visit PolyU’s website at http://www.polyu.edu.hk.

 

TO APPLY

Please submit an application through our Global Search application webpage (https://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/careers/globalsearch/job-openings-and-application). Applicants may contact career@polyu.edu.hk for general enquiries. The University’s Personal Information Collection Statement for recruitment can be found at https://www.polyu.edu.hk/hro/careers/pics_for_recruitment/.

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