Several New Tenure Track Positions : All Ranks in Division of Public PolicyHong Kong University of Science and Technology

17/08/2017 Léa Monnier


Job Posting Details

Founded in 1991, The Hong Kong University of Science and Technology (HKUST) is a world renowned international research university in Asia’s most vibrant city. The University comprises more than 500 faculty members whose research ranges from science to engineering, business, humanities and social sciences. It promotes interdisciplinary studies, dedicated to educating all-rounded students to acquire a strong entrepreneurial spirit and innovative thinking with a global outlook. HKUST has been ranked among the top universities in Asia by QS Asian University Rankings. It ranks 13th in the latest Global Employability University Survey reported by the Times Higher Education, and remains No. 1 in Greater China area. 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, under the Interdisciplinary Programs Office (IPO), has been recently established to spearhead this effort through the development of interdisciplinary policy research and rigorous policy training programs. We would like to invite applicants for faculty positions at Professor or Associate Professor rank. Successful candidates should have a relevant PhD degree and an outstanding track record of research, publication, and extramural funding in public policy. We will also consider applications for the rank of Assistant Professor from junior level candidates who demonstrate exceptional promise and potential. Teaching may be at the undergraduate and postgraduate levels.


We especially welcome applications in the following three areas: 1. Science and technology (innovation) policy; 2. Environmental, energy, and sustainability policy; and 3. Information and communications technology (ICT) policy and e-governance.

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. A gratuity will be payable upon successful completion of contract for appointment on contract terms.


Application Procedure

Interested candidates are invited to send curriculum vitae with the names and addresses of three referees, recent publications, and research papers by email to Nominations are also welcome. Review of applications and nominations begins immediately and will continue until the positions are filled.
For further information about the University and the Division of Public Policy, please refer to: and respectively.